Habits Transformation


How Today’s Habits Will Impact Your Health Tomorrow

How Today’s Habits Will Impact Your Health Tomorrow Many people think that the reason for my energy levels, my health and fitness condition, my mobility and strength is the young age. Yes, age is important and it does make a difference. However, I ask you this: do all young people my age have high energy […]


Lifestyle Habits That Can Lead To Weight Gain

Lifestyle Habits That Can Lead To Weight Gain There are three reactions taking place in our body at any given moment: Physical, Psychological and Chemical Whenever there is a problem in one of those systems, chemical (digestion), psychological (high stress levels, depression), physical (injuries) the body will drive most of its resources to “fix” that problem with the […]


Food Discipline Lessons To Live By 2

Food Discipline Lessons To Live By We all know why we gain weight, why we feel bloated or unwell. We all know that nutrition is what keeps us alive, healthy and in peak performance. And we also know if the quality of the food we eat is not high quality then the way our body […]


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 […]


Why I Am Not A Personal Trainer 2

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 […]


100th Blog

100th Blog Post Thought I’d make something special for my 100th blog post. So I picked (hand picked that is 😉 ) 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 […]


Getting Off The Treadmill Of Life 3

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, […]


What Day & Time Is The Best For Training Sessions

What Day & Time Is The Best For Training Sessions This is a common question so I’d better answer it. A straight forward answer would be: there is not BEST. Ok, now I’d better explain. With over 20 years of being coached in many different sports: Martial Arts, Target Shooting, Swimming, Skiing, Archery, Dance etc. […]


Where Do You Hold Your Stress? And 5 Steps To Combat Stress

Where Do You Hold Your Stress? And 5 Steps To Combat Stress You heard me say it before and I will say it again: your mind and body are always connected. One influences the other and when one is out of balance the other will be as well. [tweetthis]Your mind and body are always connected. […]


HOW to breathe and WHY it is important

HOW to breathe and WHY it is important If we cannot control the simple act of breathing how are we suppose to control our thoughts, our bodies or ever the world around us. And if we cannot feel and fully experience breathing how are we supposed to be mindful of anything else within or around us. […]


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 […]


The First Step To Take As A Beginner In Fitness 2

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 […]


5 Awesome Benefits Of Sleeping On The Floor 36

5 Awesome Benefits Of Sleeping On The Floor This is something I have never talked about and very few of you know that one of my greatest pleasures is sleeping on the floor. The earth and grass and perfect but if it’s a nice straight wooden floor that’s even better. But what are the benefits […]


Why Weight Loss Should Not Be Your #1 Priority

Why Weight Loss Should Not Be Your #1 Priority Before I even begin to write on the topic I want to tell you my story on weight loss, or rather weigh gain. Until not long ago I was about 10 kg heavier than how you see me now. That’s almost 2 stones and I am sure […]


3 Awesome Benefits Of A Great Posture

3 Awesome Benefits Of A Great Posture As a Martial Arts kid you never get a break. I’ve been practicing Karate Shotokan since the age of 8. Now that’s a long time, 20 years to be more exact. Posture, precision, focus, body control, emotional control are some of the few elements of a great Karate-Ka. And […]


3 Ways To Design Your Environment And Make Exercise Easier And Enjoyable

3 Ways To Design Your Environment And Make Exercise Easier And Enjoyable Developing the habit of exercising regularly can be difficult for some. For others it may be easier to start with but when they hit the plateau it gets really difficult to keep going. What’s your challenge? There’s a thing you can do to […]


How To Use Triggers To Effortlessly Create Healthy Habits 3

How To Use Triggers To Effortlessly Create Healthy Habits   I love this part of Habits Transformation principles of The Merisoiu Technique simply because it’s like a game and it can be very creative and enjoyable. Many clients who seek my guidance come to me struggling to reach a healthy or healthier lifestyle. Achieving a healthier […]


9 Simple & Intuitive Approaches To Healthy Eating Habits

9 Simple & Intuitive Approaches To Healthy Eating Habits When I think about my daily diet I always go back to when my grandmother used to cook for her grandchildren in the countryside. No doubt that the food nowadays is not as nutritious as what my grandma used to have in her garden but it’s […]


The Secret To Creating Healthy Habits That Stick Long Term

The Secret To Creating Healthy Habits That Stick Long Term   You are a bundle of habits. Your life is governed by habits whether you acknowledge and accept that or not. From the first thing you do when you wake up (open the curtains or brushing your teeth first) to the route you take to […]


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 […]


3 Ways To Stay Healthy And Fit For Life 1

3 Ways To Stay Healthy And Fit For Life Easy for me to say right? Having 20 years of sports behind me it’s in my blood, I don’t even need to try. I’m sorry, I have to tell you that you are WRONG. Any habit can be undone if not practiced, practiced and practiced some […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 to wake up fresh and energized every morning

How to wake up fresh and energized every morning Today I was coaching one of my students and after the session she approached me with a question regarding sleeping.   She said that she can fall asleep just fine and she sleeps a normal amount of hours but she wakes up tired and she would […]


How to stretch your fingers and toes and why

How to stretch your fingers and toes and why   This is a question I received from a reader of my ebook “15 Healthy Habits For The Body”. One of the habits I mentioned in it is to stretch your fingers and toes.   There are many ways to stretch fingers and toes. By stretching […]


11 habits to help you feel better in your own body

11 habits to help you feel better in your own body   1. Turn off your devices when you sleep. 2. Sleep between 6 and 8 hours every night. 3. Don’t go to bed with your mind running around. Allow your mind to settle before you fall asleep for a quality rest. 4. For 1h […]


3 steps to Mindful Eating and its benefits

3 steps to Mindful Eating and its benefits Mindful eating is not about how many calories you get it but more about what you’re eating and why you’re eating it, what’s the benefit you get out of it. Many times we do things for the sake of it. When it comes to eating, sometimes we […]


7 reasons why you shouldn’t sleep with your phone

7 reasons why you shouldn’t sleep with your phone Why is sleep so important?   Firstly we briefly need to answer this question. I cannot emphasize enough how important sleep it for us. It is the only time our bodies regenerate and naturally heal themselves.   1. When you’re sleep deprived, your body almost immediately […]


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 […]


How to easily create healthy habits that stick long-term

How to easily create healthy habits that stick long-term   Our life is made out of a bundle of many habits. Just think about it, you brush your teeth every morning – habit, you drink your coffee/tea every morning, you lock the door, drive to work, change your clothes when you go to bed, that’s […]


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 […]


7 Things I do to avoid the Flu

7 Things I do to avoid the Flu   1. Drink water with lemon and ginger every morning. Boosts immune system Alkaline food – Balances pH Levels Cleanse Aids digestion Lemons are high in pectin fiber – helps fight hunger cravings – Aids in Weight Loss   2. Training outdoor.   Especially if you feel a […]