Black Friday Deals


Good morning everyone, I’m pretty sure that you’ve been inundated with offers all week in preparation for today and no doubt you will receive plenty more even after today has finished. It can be overwhelming with the quantity that comes through and sometimes confusing and even annoying…trust me I know, I get them too!! However,… Read More

Life Design


For a long time I thought I was happy with my job, I was doing what I’d set to do in joining the Royal Marines. I worked with like-minded people, got paid to stay exceptionally fit, got fed four times a day and was provided with a roof over my head. The trade-off was that I… Read More

NLP Practitioner Course


I am  planning ahead and I wanted to let you all know that we will be running a summer 10 Day Fast Track NLP Practitioner in Aberdeen. The dates are: Part 1: 20 – 24 July Part 2: 27 – 31 July Normal price is £2,395 + VAT Early bird discount will be in three stages.… Read More

Choice: Excuse or Success


My last post ended on the subject of choice, you have plenty in front of you and some of those in the past may have been considered as reasons for not doing things that help you achieve your goals. In truth, they’re not reasons, they are excuses. For one reason or another you chose a… Read More

What You Believe Leads to What You Achieve


In my last post, which was on Boxing Day, I talked about reviewing the last year and how much of what you set yourself to achieve came to fruition and to look at why you did or didn’t achieve that and your beliefs around it. This is a continuation of that theme because throughout January… Read More

Behavioural Change Through Emotional Stimulus


Emotions – Decisions – Behaviour Behaviour indicates what is happening. Behaviour is a way in which an individual acts in response to a particular situation or stimulus. People learn to behave in certain ways as they progress through life. Behaviour can be taught, mimicked, and/or modified. It begins as a conscious, or learned, response. Over… Read More

Brain2Body Lifestyle Nutrition & Exercise Manual – 2nd Edition coming soon!!


I have been working on the 2nd edition of my Lifestyle Nutrition and Exercise Manual, with the main focus having been on updating the supplements section later on in the book. This now emphasises health supplementation as opposed to more sports based supplements in the 1st edition and this update is based heavily on my… Read More

Making the Most of Your Heroic failures


Who you are matters. What you’re trying to make out of  your life matters. The skills you are developing as a person and in your career matter. You won’t always be “winning” in your life, that is an unrealistic expectation for anyone to have. What REALLY matters is that you don’t allow your setbacks or failures… Read More

A Fresh Approach To Corporate Behavioural Change


Behavioural Change Cycle I own a training company based in Aberdeen called HC Training and we started a training project with Aker Solutions in Aberdeen at the end of May this year which involved us delivering a 2 day Behavioural Change course for onshore personnel and a 1 day version for the offshore teams. It… Read More

The Positive Effect On Mind & Body of Effective Training


Have you ever been in a position where you felt out of your depth, perhaps because you lacked a bit of confidence in yourself and maybe that lack of confidence occurred because you felt you didn’t know enough about what you were doing and didn’t have the right skills or level of skill? It’s amazing… Read More