"Stress is an adaptive response to your environment. Is what's happening in your life under control, or is it out of your control and you can no longer change or exert an influence on it?" -Dr Elen   The topic of stress is usually met with two differing judgements;… View Post

     When you think of a personal trainer / gym trainer, what images does this conjure? Shannan Ponton's career began well over two decades ago; Before being a trainer was cool, and before entry to it's market place was simply a matter of dollars and a few quick weeks of… View Post

     Have you ever dreamed of just packing up and leaving the life you currently lead? Well so did I, and so I did.... For 12 months now, I have travelled Australia to combine with my many and varied health colleagues, to create a series of stories that would both… View Post

       As the age of connectivity continues to throw reality in our faces, the world seems to be going mad for everything cruelty free. We've all seen the images of animal slaughter & the often inhumane processing standards that serve food up onto our daily plate. And with awareness… View Post

     We live in hard times, this is undeniable. Now, more than every before, people are struggling in ways that aren’t always easy to explain, nor accept. As we continue to blur the lines of acceptable living, the daily pressures to be everything to everyone have effectively altered the ways… View Post