Twenty years ago I was invited to join my workplace football. This was nothing too serious, just an informal kick around, but by the time I was finished I was coughing up the air trying to gather precious breaths. Yeah, I was never much of an athlete at school but I didn’t quite realise how … Continue reading A Manifesto: Starting Your Fitness Journey
It seems like only yesterday I stepped into my office, for the last time in 2020. This was actually way back in March, where I had just returned to the office following leave. On that morning I received an urgent call from my manager (who had already started working at home) telling me when I … Continue reading 3 Wellbeing Trends Impacting Society In The Next Decade
Then… The sun was beating down just before the storm came. I’d recently failed my driving test, and the last thing I wanted to do was have to walk home in the heavy rain Dressed for the sun, where I lived was miles away, and my t-shirt was already drenched through. I decided to bail … Continue reading Does Nobody Walk Anymore?
It’s been nearly a year since the world was put on lockdown for the first time. Quite unbelievable that 11 months later we’re still in the same place as we were back then, if not worse.
Lockdown fatigue is setting in and more people than ever are feeling very discouraged, unmotivated and depressed. Since the end doesn’t seem to be near, I’d like to share with you my best tips for protecting your mental health during this pandemic.
Thanks for reading perfectmanifesto.com, a blog dedicated to fatherhood, health and self-improvement. Happy New Year! Check out my new post highlights for January 2021: 8 Nice Things You Can Do to Make People Feel Welcome at Your Gym this New Year Online I read an unwelcoming attitude to gym newcomers in January. This post was … Continue reading New Posts: January 2021
If you worked in a job with an overly demanding colleague, would you drop everything your currently working on to meet their requests? No? Then why do we act like this when it comes to our smartphones? I’ve been looking around at recent stats, and although I’ve found varying accounts, it seems like the average … Continue reading Campaign for Using Smartphones Smarter…
Thanks for reading perfectmanifesto.com, a blog dedicated to fatherhood, health and self-improvement. 2020 has now been and gone. Check out my post highlights for the last month of this year: The Magic Pill There are a lot of supplements out there that promise big results. This article shares some experiences of some of the worst … Continue reading New Posts: December 2020
I really like punk rock. The problem is there isn't that many recommendations of great tracks to play when having a workout. So I've compiled a list together - this is based on previous recommendations and also includes lots of other great tracks to inspire and motivate. I've provided a diverse range of songs without … Continue reading 21 Great Punk Workout Songs for 2021
Happy New Year! For those of you who are regulars at the gym, you probably are warming up to let out a collective sigh in anticipation of the gyms becoming overcrowded as January welcomes the latest cohort of new members inspired to sign-up so that they can get fit and in shape for a new … Continue reading 8 Nice Things You Can Do To Make People Feel Welcome At Your Gym This New Year
The New Year is a time for many to take action against the weight they have put on during the last year. Too often these only last for a small period of time, with many resolutions not lasting past January. There are various initiatives such as Dry January which attempt to aspire resolutioners to abstain … Continue reading Dominate Your 2021 Weight Loss Goals With This Simple Approach To Counting Calories
No it's not April 1st... Did you know a woman’s immune system is designed to attack sperm? Because sperm is foreign to a woman’s body, the white blood cells treat them as invaders, ambushing them as they enter the cervix. As little as 20 of the original 250 million sperm can reach the fallopian tube. … Continue reading What You Can Learn From Sperm About Resilience
Humans are biologically built to react to pressure - our bodies react to this stress by releasing hormones designed to get our hearts racing. This makes it hard to remain calm. Although not necessarily the solution, the following approaches help: Detach yourself When faced with stress, try and remove yourself so it’s not so personal … Continue reading 5 Tricks To Stay Calm In A Stressful Situation