Personal Development


Posture. And The Message You Send Out

Posture. And The Message You Send Out I remember one of my clients told me that the moment I shift the body weight onto one leg I change. She noticed that when I balance my weight on body legs, stand grounded, tall and my body aligned I have a different attitude. And she was right. […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Have Your Own Personal Health Coach

10 Reasons Why You Should Have Your Own Personal Health Coach Have¬†you ever asked yourself whether or not you need a coach? If so, here are a few reasons why a Personal Health Coach can be a good idea if you want to get results. It will also help you decide whether you need one […]

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Why I Don’t Give Free Sessions

Why I Don’t Give Free Sessions When I began my journey in the industry I was a Personal Trainer in a gym. Among the first things I was advised to do was give free sessions away so members know who I was and what I was doing. So I did, I gave away hundreds of […]

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Why I Am Not A Personal Trainer

Why I Am Not A Personal Trainer Who would have thought that the knowledge about the body learnt after thousands of hours spent in the Dojo training for Karate competitions and teaching will be the foundations of my coaching today. Everything from breathing, posture and meditation to developing a strong, flexible and healthy body as […]

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How To Build Food Discipline

How To Build Food Discipline One of those blogs again, right? How can you possibly build discipline in one step? It’s difficult, right? Just because we lost control that doesn’t make it difficult. Is food controlling you? I mean, really! Don’t tell me food is controlling you. You are in control. This might upset some […]

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How The Practice Of The Merisoiu Technique Changes Your Life

How The Practice Of The Merisoiu Technique Changes Your Life When you begin something and you stop after a few months, a year or even 2 you will never master it. And when you don’t master something you don’t receive the essence of it and you don’t grow. You never receive the true value of […]

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100th Blog

100th Blog Post Thought I’d make something special for my 100th blog post. So I picked (hand picked that is ūüėČ )¬†a few sentences from each blog post¬†I wrote and added the link to the blog post it came from. A piece of wisdom from each of them. Some more interesting than others, but starting […]

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How To Cultivate The Art Of Attention And Focus

How To Cultivate The Art Of Attention And Focus Now this is a challenging topic for me to write about. There are many ways you can cultivate the art of attention and focus. I will only show you one way, or rather 3, the way I practice. The magic word is indeed “practice”. Just like […]

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Getting Off The Treadmill Of Life

Getting Off The Treadmill Of Life I am not even sure the title is the best one for this post. I was inspired by one of my students to write about this after a conversation we had the other day. Let me tell you my thoughts first. One day, last Wednesday to be more precise, […]

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STOP Exercising! Do This Instead

STOP Exercising! Do This Instead Stop exercising and start Developing skills Stop exercising and start Exploring yourself and the environment Stop exercising and start Playing¬†around so you enjoy life Stop exercising and start Being Mindful of what you are feeling, seeing, hearing and doing Stop exercising and start Listening to the life surrounding you Stop […]

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The First Step To Take As A Beginner In Fitness

The First Step To Take As A Beginner In Fitness I love to work with beginners or those coming back to exercising. I love to witness the huge changes from one session to the other and watch them learn and develop from scratch. The journey is amazing. Of course I like to work with you […]

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Finding Balance In Life

Finding Balance In Life   I am the Coach who helps women find the right balance in their lives. The physical-mental-spiritual balance and the family-professional-personal life balance. So many of my clients come to me seeking this. And I give them the tools, knowledge and support they need to grow, develop and nurture the seeds […]

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3 Things That Happen Instantly When You Train With Nature’s Elements

3 Things That Happen Instantly When You Train With Nature’s Elements 1. Stepping out of your comfort zone You’ll never ever progress being comfortable. Nature will get your out of your comfort zone at every single training session, no exception. The thing is that your mind will be so busy being out of the comfort […]

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3 Ways To Cope Better With A Stressful Working Environment

3 Ways To Cope Better With A Stressful Working Environment I was asked this by one of my readers. And she has a point there. The environment we live and work in for at least 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, can have a great impact on our personal and family lives. It […]

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Why Training 4 Days A Week Is Essential For Transformational Results

Why Training 4 Days A Week Is Essential For Transformational Results If you brushed your teeth only once a week would your teeth be healthy? The answer is no…..at least I hope so. So why do you think that training once a week can actually get you the results you want? Whether we talk about […]

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How Does The Merisoiu Technique Really Work

How Does The Merisoiu Technique Really Work The Merisoiu Technique or TMT is based on Six Guiding Principles of a Healthier Lifestyle: 1. Earthing or Reconnecting With The Earth 2. Natural Movement or Reclaiming Your Nature 3. Zanshin or Awareness and Mindfulness 4. Nutrition 5. Personal Development 6. Habits Transformation   TMT is not a […]

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Purpose vs Goals

Purpose vs Goals You know I always mention about “the purpose behind your training” and I always say the purpose is not the same thing as a goal. I never trained myself without a purpose. I always had something behind, a purpose for training, a purpose for competing. Training or working out for the sake […]

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Struggling to stay motivated? This is why…

Struggling to stay motivated? This is why… ¬† When I ask my clients¬†what is their greatest health and wellness struggle in that point in time I often get this answer: finding it difficult to stay motivated to exercise.   And the usual reasons are: 1. They don’t really know what to do 2. They know […]

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3 Mistakes Women Make Which Increase Stress Levels

3 Mistakes Women Make Which Increase Stress Levels #3. Obsessed about weight gain and weight loss Keeping a healthy weight is crucial for your health. However weighing yourself every day or every other day won’t get you anywhere and you will be continuously worried and stressed that you are getting nowhere. Your weight will fluctuate […]

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How the meaning you give to your words can make you sick

How the meaning you give to your words can make you sick   The meaning you give to the words, events and experiences unfolding in your¬†life will decide whether you will feel miserable and defeated or stronger and more confident than ever, after anything and everything you encounter in life. And that event can be […]

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Alexandra Merisoiu

Beasting vs Smart Coaching

“Beasting” vs Smart Coaching Today I will touch on a topic which I believe makes the difference between leaving someone with the love for sport and exercise and making them hate it for the rest of their lives. Beasting or extreme coaching vs¬†smart coaching or coaching with purpose and passion. In 20 years of sport […]

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Weight loss is simple…

¬†Weight loss is simple… Ha, I knew this will draw your attention. ¬†But I am serious, it is simple. If you struggle with weight you might say this is nonsense. But hear me out, read the whole thing including my story at the end. Read with an open mind.   Weight loss is simple, keeping […]

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How I managed to manage my anger and stress

How I managed to manage my anger and stress Nowadays anger is as foreign to me as Mars. Ok, maybe I’m exaggerating. But I get angry and stressed out very seldom and when I do it only lasts for a few minutes before I’m back to myself again, the self you all know to be […]

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Building Self-Discipline

Building Self-Discipline Self discipline is a trait everyone should¬†have in their life. Whether it’s related to health, business, diet or fitness self control is what will get consistent results. No one is born disciplined. It is a behavior we can learn, develop and use for success in any area of our lives. And as any […]

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What is a walking consultation and Why I do it

What is a walking consultation and Why I do it     I am the kind of person who talks, out loud that is, on her way¬†to the tube station, who laughs and writes while walking. I am most creative when I walk. Many of my article outlines are created while I walk. Webinars, workshops, […]

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10 Habits for a Happier, Healthier Monday

10 Habits for a Happier, Healthier Monday Do you dread Mondays? No need to, it’s a day like all the others. But here are my top 10 tips to get your week started positive, healthy and full of energy. 1. Push yourself into an early morning WORKOUT. Better yet do it outdoor. The fresh, crisp […]

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How to let go of stress instantly

How to let go of stress instantly   As women we wear multiple hats. We take upon us many responsibilities and a lot of stress. That builds up and before you know it, gets out of control. This in turn leads to anxiety, more¬†stress and even depression. It is important to learn simple and fast […]

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What meaning do you give to depression?

  What meaning do you give to depression?     Dr Alan Cohen, a GP with a special interest in mental health, says that when people get depressed or anxious, they often feel they’re not in control of their lives. One in Four women suffer from this biological illness (depression) at some point in her […]

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Red rocks

Stress, anxiety and depression

Stress, anxiety and depression We tend to try and solve our health and energy drawbacks by changing our external environment. We try and take pills, supplements in the form of shakes, energy drinks or vitamins. Yet, if we were to look within us we would notice that probably the #1 cause for anxiety, irritable or […]

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