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Latest Real Health Show on DSTV

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In the studio recording the Real Health Show for DSTV’s Home Channel again today. Our topic – brain health – fuzzy thinking, what to do about it. With the other beautiful guests Nutritional Jeanne, and Hypnotherapist Yvonne, and of course the host Stacy Norman. Keep an eye out for the details of when it will be aired.

DTSV Real Health Show again

Real health 3Well…. who doesn’t want to be a TV Celebrity? Turns out that being a guest on a chat show are is great fun. Everything that looks like work happens behind the scenes, and all I have to do is pitch up, meet some lovely new people and yab on about the things no one can stop me yabbing about any way. Thanks to all the lovely people behind the scenes – you are superstars.

If you would like to catch my first appearance on the Real health show on the home channel on DSTV is it still on circuit until Saturday. The second show is coming up in a few weeks time. Real Health 4

Meet my new friends:

On the left Ashley Tennier – a dietitian working in Illovo, and DR Yeshantha Padayachee, a homeopath working in Boksburg


Real Health Show on DSTV

I am so please to brag about my first appearance on the Real Heath show on DSTV
http://www.thehomechannel.co.za/real-health/

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Check it out Starting

Monday:              23:30 ( First time episode plays out)

Tuesday               10:30 (Episode repeats)

Wednesday        14:30 (Episode repeats)

Friday                    18:30 (Episode repeats)

Saturday              10:30 (Episode repeats)

Sunday                 07:30 (Episode repeats)

 

 

Resolution pollution – how about just choosing what makes you happy?

New years resolutions – ha! Someone asked me what mine were for this year, I suppose they were expecting the usual – more work, more money, more success, more exercise, quit this, do that.
If I am perfectly honest with myself, I would have to say that if I really wanted those things, I would be sufficiently motivated to be doing them already, and not waiting for the new year. It is a strange phenomena that we expect our future self to be more motivated, more energized, more willing to do the “right thing”, the “hard work” than our current selves are. Then surprise, surprise, our future self turns out to be just as “slack” about getting those things as our current selves.

For myself, I have not set a New Years resolution for at least 10 years. I find that honesty is the best policy, and I do try to be as honest as possible with myself. Following the “know thyself” principal, I pretty much know what I want to do, and what I really don’t, what I will be willing to do and what I won’t, and I don’t try to con myself.
Ironically, my honesty doesn’t make me a lazy slacker. While I am working on being a human being – I am, by my very nature a human doing. I still have dreams, goals, plans, and I have every intention of perusing them, with energy and enthusiasm, but here is the plan…….

Instead of creating a list of everything I “should” or “must” do, I think about what I want to create for the year, and see if it makes my heart sing. How do I know if it makes my heart sing? My whole body says “YES” when I think about it. I feel energized, motivated and alive, sometimes with a frisson of fear, or peaceful, calm and content,
If I feel like I am losing energy, my body gets heavy, my chest feels a weight on it, my breathing becomes restricted, it is not for me.

So when I think about doing 10 hours of training every week for badminton – grooving new shots, playing games, drenched with sweat in the heat of Feb and going out in the cold in winter, losing, wining, putting myself out there in competition, socializing with the badminton crowd, my toes start wiggling my knees start bouncing and I am ready to go.
When I think of the new course I am taking about postural structural alignment, I can’t wait to get going.

MY RECIPE FOR A HAPPY LIFE:
Make a list of the things that make your heart sing, and a list of the things that you are currently doing every day – adjust accordingly

PS. If you want to have great self esteem, and feel successful, do the things you are good at – the things you love, are very likely going to be the things you are good at. I am going to be so much better at studying postural alignment then I was at studying accounts at Varsity. And because I am fascinated and intrigued, I will be fabulous, and think my self awesome!