Roger Bannister on Breaking New Grounds

Roger Bannister was a middle distance runner, most well known for being the first person to run the first sub-four minute mile in 1954. This was something not thought to be possible by sportswriters. Once Roger reached this milestone, something changed from the breakthrough, and he was soon followed by a number of top class … Continue reading Roger Bannister on Breaking New Grounds

My Accident: A Life-Changing Experience (Guest Post)

Has something happened in your life that changed you? Maybe it was a wake up call or an experience that made you see life in a different way. Life changing experiences are unique in their characteristics that they are unexpected and we never know when they may happen to us. Recently I read this true … Continue reading My Accident: A Life-Changing Experience (Guest Post)

Fatima Gets a Job in Cyber Security: The Nation Loses its Mind!

In this week’s episode of things I wouldn’t care about if social media didn’t tell me to be outraged about … is the story of Fatima the Ballerina, who is being targeted by HM Government for a future role providing the last line of defence in the event of a cyber-attack. This has met some … Continue reading Fatima Gets a Job in Cyber Security: The Nation Loses its Mind!

7 Approaches to Develop a Bulletproof Mindset When Facing Adversity

We all have good weeks and bad weeks. When I worked in the Child Protection unit, I was overseen by an incompetent manager who absolutely despised me! As I was a people pleaser by nature, I took pride in putting the needs of others first – even at the expense of my own wellbeing. Despite … Continue reading 7 Approaches to Develop a Bulletproof Mindset When Facing Adversity

6 Ways to Level Up Your Wellbeing

One in four people in the United Kingdom will experience a mental health problem according to Time to Change. Although mental health is complex, there are small decisive actions you can take to help your wellbeing. The infographic below shows some ways of doing this with suggested goals to achieve this:   <<this infographic is based … Continue reading 6 Ways to Level Up Your Wellbeing

Dear Men: Please Keep Working Out

Recently I wrote a post responding to the rather ridiculous article titled Dear Men: Please Stop Working Out (which to note, the original has now been deleted). This was written by "Journalist Katie" with the rather weak argument that physical fitness in men was responsible for so called "Toxic Masculinity". I never expected my response … Continue reading Dear Men: Please Keep Working Out

New Posts: September 2020

Thanks for reading perfectmanifesto.com, a blog dedicated to fatherhood, health and self-improvement. Check out some of the post highlights for September 2020: 7 Tips to Manage Your Weight Loss Goal Following on from my post Are You Struggling Counting Calories? Try This…, please find some more tips to help you manage weight loss. I discuss … Continue reading New Posts: September 2020

Thoughts on Finding the Perfect Workout Program

Recently I caught up with a personal trainer friend, who has recently been getting some great results with clients who are powerlifters. As my goal is to get a stronger bench / deadlift / squat, this piqued my interest and I asked if he could send through an example of a program he was using … Continue reading Thoughts on Finding the Perfect Workout Program

Advice for Considering Gym Membership

Good day! One of the best investments I made in my adult life was to join a gym. Not only did it help me lose the weight that had been holding me back since my teenage years, it also made me feel more confident, attractive and do wonders for my mental health and wellbeing. Therefore … Continue reading Advice for Considering Gym Membership

All the Unseen…

Today’s post was supposed to be something else. It focused on the generational shift that everyone experiences in life, the passing of the torch as the parents generation takes the step back, allowing the next generation to take over, fulfilling the role of guardianship for whatever happens in this world next. It's inspiration came from … Continue reading All the Unseen…

7 Tips to Manage Your Weight Loss Goal

Following my post Are You Struggling Counting Calories?  Try this… I want to share some tips to help, as you go through the weight loss journey. Keep track When undertaking any diet plan, it’s good to know the efforts you are putting in are heading in the desired destination. With approaches like my estimating calories … Continue reading 7 Tips to Manage Your Weight Loss Goal

5 Factors of Self-Guilt and How to Respond

Hi folks, I wanted to follow-up on my post Lessons in Assertiveness: Say What You Want, to share some thoughts about a common situation where assertiveness is important. To start, I want to ask you have you ever experienced these feelings when making a decision in life: Do you feel guilty when you do something … Continue reading 5 Factors of Self-Guilt and How to Respond