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posted by emma on January 28, 2016 in blog | (No Comments)
Goal Setting – Health and Fitness

What are your goals for this year?  When we arrive at December 2016, will you be able to look back and tell yourself you’ve had a fantastic year and have made progress…


posted by emma on December 15, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
Tips to stay on track with your fitness over the silly season

Wow, another year has almost passed and the ‘silly season’ is upon us!  Food, family, food, friends, celebration, food, drinking, food, parties, relaxing, food….food is always a common theme at Christmas. We…


posted by emma on November 12, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)

With the summer months fast approaching, the beach becomes a popular spot for kiwi families to spend more of their time.  It is a common time for people to become intent on…


posted by emma on October 11, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)

I have been lucky through the work that I do, to learn the importance of surrounding myself with those I consider successful because of what I can learn from them and their…


posted by emma on September 15, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)

Are you one of those people that finds it hard to make decisions? Big life decisions are almost impossible to make and you don’t even like making small everyday decisions because you…


posted by emma on August 21, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)

This blog adds to ‘pantry essentials – part 1’.  With a little bit of forethought and planning you will now be in the habit of purchasing and using healthier versions of everyday…


posted by emma on August 21, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)

Here are some top tips to help you get through the last of your ills and chills, and come out feeling strong and healthy for spring! 1.  Cook with ginger, garlic, turmeric,…


posted by emma on July 22, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
What’s the best type of exercise?

The best type of workout is related to two main factors: 1.    What your main goal is 2.    What you enjoy A well rounded exercise plan generally includes cardiovascular (‘huffy puffy’) exercise,…


posted by emma on July 5, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
5 factors that can affect your sleep

Do you lie awake at night?  Wake up and can’t get back to sleep?  This is a topic dear to my heart after experiencing chronic insomnia following the birth of my daughter…


posted by emma on July 5, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
4 Ways to Embrace Change Better

As scary as change is in our lives, it is inevitable that we will experience change on a regular basis. So instead of hiding from it and letting it hold you back,…


posted by emma on June 24, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
Motivation Tip

Motivation Tip 1:  Find a buddy Motivation and exercise have an interesting relationship.  It can be terribly challenging to find the motivation needed to exercise, but exercise itself is great for increasing…


posted by emma on June 12, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
DELEGATING WITH STYLE

Now this is a tricky one to talk about as when we think “delegating” we usually think office work. However delegating can come in many forms. Firstly, who the heck can we…


posted by emma on June 11, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
Pantry Essentials – Part 1

Have you been thinking that your pantry needs an overhaul but you’re not really sure what exactly to change?  Today I’ve put together a basic list of ‘pantry essentials’ for you to…


posted by emma on June 1, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
WHAT’S YOUR CUTTING EDGE?

We are all unique and can stand out in the crowd, yet we can also cower in the corner. By looking at your “cutting edge” it puts you leaps and bounds over…


posted by emma on May 31, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
Start Small

The question of how to motivate ourselves to get out the door to exercise is a big one.  Some days it feels like it’s just too much of an effort and that…


posted by emma on May 29, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
HOW TO LOVE YOUR JOB

When you are uninspired or you feel your job isn’t for you, it can affect your energy, which can affect your body and your brain.  We all know people who are uninspired…


posted by emma on May 29, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
HOW TO COPE WITH STRESS

Stress can come in many forms. Do any of these sound familiar: not getting your tasks done on time? Not enough money to do things?  Someone having a go at you? We…


posted by emma on May 17, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
The Benefits of Belly Breathing

Breathing.  We all do it; we need to in order to survive.  But are you breathing optimally?  Surely there can’t be a ‘special’ way to breathe you say?!  There is and it’s…


posted by emma on May 6, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
8 Reasons Why Webinars are a Powerful Marketing Strategy

#1 They are low cost – no venue costs, audio-visual costs, no catering or food costs, no parking hassles #2 You can go global so easily – with webinars you are not…


posted by emma on May 3, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
What should I eat?

For the average person wanting to make healthy nutrition choices, the question of what to eat seems to be getting more complex by the day.  With a never ending list of diets…


posted by emma on April 12, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
What’s the missing ‘word’ that could improve your life?

Today let’s look at one point that will be crucial to your success – knowing your ‘why’. You want to exercise because you understand how great you will feel physically and mentally…


posted by emma on April 12, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
5 Simple Ways to Raise Your Vibrational Energy

Your level of vibrational energy helps to define your general state of wellbeing and energy levels. Everything in the Universe is made up of energy vibrating at different frequencies.  Even solid objects…


posted by emma on March 30, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
6 Strategies for Bringing More Happiness into Your Life

#1 Change Your Perspective – Changing your perspective on life, people and situations, looking at things from a different angle can massively change your happiness level and the way that you experience…


posted by emma on March 30, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
How to feel better each day

How often do you get outside?  Not to walk to the parking lot to get into your car, or to go into the café next door to your office…but to really reap…


posted by emma on March 18, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
Desk stretches to help the effects of prolonged sitting

Today I’m going to show you a few simple stretches that you can easily do without moving from your desk.  My previous blog highlighted ways to help minimise the negative effects that…


posted by emma on March 10, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
6 Steps To Overcome Fear and Doubt

Fear and doubt are a big issue and are what stops most people dead in their tracks from living the life that they truly want. Everyone experiences fear and doubt, the trick…


posted by emma on February 27, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
Tips for Having More Motivation

I hope my last blog got you out of your chair.  Regular desk breaks are so important for our wellbeing.  We weren’t designed to sit for long periods every day and yet…


posted by emma on February 27, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
A risk management cocktail

I recently saw a diagram which I thought was spectacular showing how risk factors influence Non Communicable Diseases. In other words, chronic diseases that are in for the long haul and slowly…


posted by emma on February 23, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
The Best Investment for Your Business

I get asked a lot from business owners what the best investment is for their business….they ask “What can I invest in that is going to get me the very best results…


posted by emma on February 19, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
What is the holistic approach to success?

Wellbeing  Feeling well, energetic, balanced and happy.  Mostly, but not entirely, focusing on the physical self – your body. So you can optimise your strength, endurance, flexibility, agility and muscle tone. So…


posted by emma on February 13, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
One Key Secret to Life

Often people will ask for the Key Secret – the one magic ingredient to squeezing MORE out of life. There are lots of things that people will describe as the key secret:…


posted by emma on February 9, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
3 tips for having more FUN and energy!

This morning I went for a walk with my husband around our lovely Hagley park. We are feeling energised with this summer weather we are currently having. We are also feeling a…


posted by emma on February 6, 2015 in blog | (No Comments)
4 quick tips to help you deal with challenging times

It doesn’t matter who you are, many times in your life you will experience some pretty big challenges, some of which will push you to your limits and even well beyond where…


posted by emma on December 28, 2014 in blog | (No Comments)
Are you following your biggest dreams?

Today I’ve decided to write something about following our biggest dreams because they are the most challenging, yet the most exciting! I guess there are many reasons why people do not dream…


posted by emma on December 26, 2014 in blog | (No Comments)
I broke some of the rules

Today was Boxing Day and I had some cherished time to relax and reflect. One of the things I thought about was challenging the way we are told we “should” do things:…


posted by emma on December 23, 2014 in blog | (No Comments)
How to live life on your terms in 2015

I love having the freedom to live life on my terms, to work the hours I choose and follow my dreams. But there have been times when it was a massive challenge…


posted by emma on December 20, 2014 in blog | (No Comments)
5 ways scribbling can help you succeed

Recently, I was chatting to a couple of different people about the benefits of writing down our dreams and goals and it became apparent to me that perfectionism is a barrier in…


posted by emma on April 30, 2013 in blog | (No Comments)
How to find a great mentor

For info on how to find a great mentor, we welcome you to visit the following link to our “Plan for Success” Workbook – you will find two pages on this topic…


posted by emma on July 5, 2012 in blog | (No Comments)
Winning

What would you do with your life if you won lotto….and why aren’t you doing it? Would you travel, start a business, buy a nice car and your dream home or give…


posted by emma on June 7, 2012 in blog | (No Comments)
Emptiness

Are you feeling empty? On the outside, there is the illusion that everything is great, but on the inside there is emptiness. So I ask, are you living in line with your values,…


posted by emma on May 8, 2012 in blog | (No Comments)
Materialism and Consumerism

Do we really need so many material things? It’s good for us to work hard to gain financial security, and there’s nothing wrong with learning how to prosper and give back. But…


posted by emma on April 11, 2012 in blog | (No Comments)
Goals

We all know the importance of goal setting, but how well are our goals working for us? Abraham Lincoln once said “A goal properly set is halfway reached” and while goal setting…


posted by emma on February 3, 2012 in blog | (No Comments)
100 things to do in a lifetime

Make a LIFE LIST (Bucket List)…you will be amazed by what happens as a result! You could pin it to a notice board and look at it regularly. You could write  it…


posted by emma on January 3, 2012 in blog | (No Comments)
Use the talents you possess

In my opinion, you don’t need to be ‘the best’ at something to give it a go and become successful; Everyone must start somewhere but it helps to have a passion…to enjoy what…


posted by emma on December 11, 2011 in blog | (No Comments)
Why follow your dreams?

Epic Mentors has a strong philosophy that it is important to follow your dreams and passions. There is a good reason for this: When you are true to yourself and truly enjoy what…


posted by emma on December 5, 2011 in blog | (No Comments)
Do it anyway!

Why do those of us with the desire to follow our dreams often experience opposition from negative people? Just because they can’t do it, they assume you can’t do it either. When…


posted by Emma on November 24, 2011 in blog | (No Comments)
Giving Back

It is apparent to me that most highly successful people or mentors choose to give back to society whether by donating money to charity, giving of their valuable time to a worthwhile…


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