What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is the technical name for the new strain of coronavirus that is sweeping the globe as we speak. First identified by an outbreak in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, the COVID-19 strain has not been previously identified to affect humans, but rather has been carried by species of bat. Since it is […]Why is Personal Growth Important?
Personal Development and Growth: the what, why and how of bettering the self and how to start a personal growth plan today Personal growth is the process of an individual becoming aware of the ‘self’ in its entirety, followed by taking steps to address the behaviour, attitudes, values, actions and habits that they wish to […]Overtraining in the General Population
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“You must find it really satisfying helping people”. Clients of Transcend Health say this to me all the time. Typically, I would answer in my cheerful way “oh, you know, most days”. Honestly, 85% of the time, I love it, but, this hasn’t always been the case. After a few years practicing, most physio’s start […]