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reveals the lifestyle changes that could help put a spring back in your step this season

Sloan Sheridan-Williams (www. is a celebrity life coach, international speaker, relationship expert and media personality. She has over 15 years of experience achieving extraordinary long-lasting results for her clients from rock stars to royalty and politicians to CEOs.

EXERCISE Even if you work out in a gym, ensure you are being as active as possible each and every day, from taking the stairs instead of lifts and escalators to going for a 30 minute walk during your lunch break every day. Learn yoga or other exercise based on stretches that you can do anytime anywhere. That way wherever you are, be it at home or on holiday, you will still be able to maintain your exercise routine. LIFESTYLE In this fast paced world, it is important we get into the habit of shifting focus away from the demands and distractions of modern life and spend quality time on ourselves. Get in the habit each day of having a 30 second dance party to help re-energise you. If you’re not in private you can do this behind the closed door of a toilet cubicle! Start going to bed and waking up at the same time every day including weekends and use a wearable to monitor your sleep patterns and adjust your wakingsleeping times to fit your natural sleep cycles. ENVIRONMENT You spend the majority of your 30

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income on the roof over your head so it is important that your home is a place you look forward to returning to and spending time in. Create a daily habit to keep your home organised. Declutter and learn to let go of items which no longer serve a purpose or bring you joy. Make your bed every morning rather than just throwing back the covers and put things back in their proper place. CAREER If you wake up every Monday morning dreading the week ahead or feel like you have no time to enjoy your money or develop healthy relationships then it’s time to reassess your work situation and what is important to you. You need to either renew your passion for the job you’re in or look elsewhere to find a job that will truly resonate with you. This could mean focusing on getting a promotion, learning a new skill or changing career direction. WHAT ELSE CAN YOU DO? As well as making positive changes in your lifestyle, those finding 2018 a little tougher due to outside circumstances can look at psychological interventions that will support your emotional and physical wellbeing. Good examples

include hypnotherapy, deep muscle relaxation, visualisation, yogic breathing exercises and mindfulness or if you prefer a more spiritual route explore the benefits of Reiki or Theta healing. Reducing your workload may not be feasible but it is important to improve your work/life balance. This can even just mean making small changes in your daily routine to allow for just one hour where you focus entirely on yourself in a mindful way without any external influences. It is also essential to develop a support network of trusted friends or inspirational mentors to help you focus on the positive, check your perspective and bounce ideas off. You may also wish to consider working with a date coach or relationship expert if you want to look for a fulfilling relationship with a significant other. The key to happiness is constant progression so start using these strategies from today and soon you’ll achieve the life you truly desire and deserve.

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