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Welcome to the Power of Now – Pilates Fitness Article

Welcome to the Power of Now As someone involved in wellbeing, I should definitely tell you that true contentment is discovered in being truly present in the moment. The power of now.However, to give your ‘now’ a little perspective it is certainly sensible to take a moment to look into the past, and also to prepare for the future. Sometimes it’s as a way to learn from past mistakes and step into your future with a renewed perspective. Or other times…

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Adventures in Mammoth – SoCal Runner Gal – Running Fitness Article

Before I start, I need to say THANK YOU all so much for your kind, loving words after my last post. I received TONS of DMs, emails, comments, texts, etc. and every single one made my heart warm. Not one came with any negativity and I appreciate that more than you could ever know. You all just get it. And that’s why I love this little community. Posting about my divorce was freeing and it really helped me to step into…

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Making the most of the UK; a weekend hiking, running and swimming Snowdon – Poppy Cross – Fitness Article

Sometimes the best things in life are right under your nose and you don’t even know it. I’ll be the first to admit that I can be quick to hop onto a plane in hot pursuit of heat and sunshine. Sometimes a SOS to the sun is needed for my soul as well as my skin and sometimes I just want to be far away from the routine of every day. I want to immerse myself in a different world…

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How to Run around the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens – Fitness Article

One of the highlights of our trip was running around the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens, the first modern Olympic stadium. The marble arena is located on the site of an ancient stadium. It hosted the 1896 Olympics after its excavation in 1869 and more recently was the finish line for the marathon in the 2004 Athens Olympics. For those running the Athens Marathon, you’ll also finish in this iconic stadium. This made me want to add the race to my bucket…

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Jo on the simple things: Gratitude, and being cooked for – Pilates Fitness Article

Jo on the simple things: Gratitude, and being cooked for It’s always wonderful to hear from our guests about their Azulfit experiences and how they have impacted on their lives in such a positive way. However, we forget sometimes to reflect on how much the guests and the experience has a positive effect on our own lives too. It was so welcomed and beautiful to receive this blog from our inspirational Pilates teacher and nutritional advisor, Jo, who is fresh back…

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Review of Club Med in Sandpiper Bay, Florida – Running Fitness Article

I can’t wait to share this review of Club Med in Sandpiper Bay, Florida! A little backstory first… We had originally planned a family vacation to the Punta Cana location of Club Med, but with all of the craziness happening there, we decided to switch our trip to Sandpiper Bay, Florida. Thankfully, Club Med was very accommodating and switched our lodging with just a small penalty. The airline, however, was not so accommodating. Whomp whomp. Mal and I joke that…

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Sharpen the Saw – Poppy Cross – Fitness Article

In Stephen R Covey’s self-improvement book titled The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People he lists “Sharpen the Saw” as one of the key habits. This means that to be effective, we must devote the time to renewing ourselves physically, spiritually, mentally, and socially. I know – it’s a challenge to find adequate time to ensure all spheres are moving along swimmingly  – yet Stephen stresses continuous renewal allows us to synergistically increase our ability to practice each effective habit. The…

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The perfect London Spa break: Grange City Hotel #ad – Fitness Article

*Please note my stay at the Grange City was #gifted by Grange Hotels* Holidays, weekends away and time off seem like something you should have in abundance once you become a self-employed freelancer. However the reality is getting and taking time off happens much more rarely than it did even when I worked a corporate desk job – as a freelancer you get programmed to think that time is money, and in turn time off is money lost. In my…

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