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The rubber band effect. The politics of kindness.

The rubber band effect. The politics of kindness.

The playbook has changed in leadership. But it has taken a serious taste of nastiness to make us appreciate kindness. Soft skills, that many assume are naturally woven into the fabric of management, need to be placed on a platform of their own. Where they belong. I...

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Re-entering the workforce (as an older woman)

Re-entering the workforce (as an older woman)

When I first re-entered the workplace full time, I bought myself the rings photographed above. I still wear them. They remind me to be: Brave - stand up for the things that I believe in. I am Brave. Enough - I bring a diversity of skills to the table and self talk...

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Prolapse. What will be your last straw?

Prolapse. What will be your last straw?

Most women accumulate the risks of prolapse over time. Although just one may tip you over the edge, they are certainly not usually in isolation. Understand the 10 most significant risk factors for prolapse. Being fore warned is being fore armed. 49% of all post natal...

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A just-in-case Wee

A just-in-case Wee

A just-in-case wee might be something that your mother encouraged you to do before you left the house as a child. It might be something that you still do, or tell your children to do. But what if this piece of advice creates habits that are at cross purposes with good...

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Almond Croissants & Birth Trauma

Almond Croissants & Birth Trauma

These two things may seem like an unlikely blog title. But allow me to share a story with you. I have been a mover and shaker in the fitness industry for more than a decade. My passion has been to create a greater awareness of women's health issues. And to build on...

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When Fit Pro’s Prolapse

When Fit Pro’s Prolapse

For nearly a decade I worked exclusively with women in my private mishfit® Personal Training studio. Before we even contemplated any exercise, each of my clients had an intial consultation that lasted for around an hour and a half. Yes, I assessed their posture, their...

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Prolapse 101

Prolapse 101

Don’t know what prolapse is? I didn’t either! Let me tell you about how I learned about it… Nearly twenty years ago, I was in a pretty bad place. My husband had moved out and in with his girlfriend of 6 weeks, I was 7 months pregnant with our second child. We had...

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Imposter Syndrome. You’re in good company.

Imposter Syndrome. You’re in good company.

I know a young woman who is both confident and passionate. Blessed with a high EQ (Emotional Intelligence), she is able to quickly assess different personalities and dial in empathetically (if the need be). With ease. I often tell her, that this is her Super Power....

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5 Myths around Incontinence (& the Fitness Industry)

5 Myths around Incontinence (& the Fitness Industry)

I have worked as a PT specifically for women, I have worked with numerous Fit Pro's and I am a mum, often working out with other mums ... yet there are still myths that still I hear over and over... These myths only serve to hold women back, so therefore NEED to be...

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Navigating Menopause during a Pandemic

Navigating Menopause during a Pandemic

A few years back I wrote this article about moving into the age of perimenopause. And a few years on and I am still living this in-between stage. Still menstruating, but now, definitely ready to embrace the next era of my life. Menopause is a lot like puberty. It is...

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