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  1. Exercise is fun, and most of the time it will bring you a lot of joy. In addition to all of this, you may be somewhat anxious about seeing results. Everyone has different fitness goals, and this is great, but if you don’t feel as though you are seeing the results you are personally seeking, then this will work against you. If you want to find out more, then take a look below.

    Your Goals are Not Clear Enough

    If you have hit a workout plateau but you have no idea why, then the first thing that you have to do is take a look at the goals you have set. A lot of common mistakes that people and exercisers make is that they set goals that are too high or simply out of reach. This can lead to a lack of motivation, and it can make it much harder to get to where you want to be. A good example of a target goal would be that you want to become stronger. How are you going to measure this goal? Is your goal to do two more push-ups than your current limit? Maybe it is for you to try and double the amount you can lift right now. Either way, you have to set measurable goals as this will help you to get the results you want, and it will also help you to take steps in the right direction. Using supplements can help, if you are struggling with your physique. Take a look now to find out more.

    Your Goals are Not Realistic

    Most of the time, you might not believe in yourself to achieve the goals that you want to achieve. That being said, sometimes people take things to the extreme and they set the bar way higher than it needs to be. They then end up getting knocked down and they end up experiencing a huge amount of disappointment. If you want to avoid this, then you need to try and avoid any unrealistic expectations. You also need to try and avoid throwing in the towel altogether and if you are not careful, this is what will happen. One good way for you to work around this would be for you to try and look at the goals you have achieved in the past. If you have a strong running background then setting yourself up for half a marathon could be wise, but if you have no experience in running at all then doing this could work against you.Self-care is also important, so don’t beat yourself up too much if you do not achieve the goals you have set.

    You Don’t Know how to Monitor Progress

    Setting goals that are attainable starts with being able to measure them. The next step for you to take would be for you to see the best way to monitor your progress. If you do not set small milestones for yourself, then you may find that you end up struggling overall, and this is the last thing that you need. 

    To sum up, your fitness plan should include specific, realistic and achievable goals.  You should also egularly monitor your progress and tweak your plan as and when you need to.

    Until next time




  2. choice

    One thing that lots of my students struggle with and stress about is choosing a name for their new holistic or beauty business! 

    So today, I am going to share some practical tips that will hopefully help make this process a little easier.  

    1. Brainstorm - get a piece of paper and enrol the help of a family member or friend and just brainstorm ideas.  Ideally your business name needs to fit you, your business and brand and will also communicate what it is that you do.  

    2. Shortlist your top 5 names and check to see whether there are any other similar holistic, beauty or hairdressing businesses with that name in the area where you will be located.

    3. Think about your marketing - would your business name make a good website name? does the name tell people what is is that you actually do? is the name too long for a website? or too short? is it too long or too short for other marketing material such as your business logo, social media pages, business cards or leaflets?

    4. Sleep on it or wait a while - if you are really stuck or torn as to which name to choose, then just hangfire. Whilst you are just leaving the decision alone, you may have a sudden light-bulb moment of inspiration.

    5. Inspiration - some of my students use their own name e.g. Jane Bloggs Beauty, some have chosen a combination of their children's names like Stacey from Comason Beauty did and others use one word and tag the holistic or beauty on at the end, a bit like my business name Revive Holistic and Beauty.  You can also use a business name idea generator like Namelix.

    One final thing you may wish to consider, is whether you intend to have a business tag line.  For example,  I use the tagline "relax and rejuvenate" in my business logo.  That basically sums up the essence of the services that I offer to my clients who come for treatments.  So if you intend to use a "tag line" for your business, make sure that your business name fits nicely with the tag line.

    Well I hope that has given you some ideas for choosing your holistic or beauty business name!

    If you are interested in learning more about the accredited holistic and beauty training courses I offer, all the details are here. 

    Until next time, take care