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The Difference Between Knowing And Being

There is a difference between knowing and being. That difference is feeling and intention. Of those two, intention is easiest to set but the feeling of the thing is the hardest because it comes from the doing of it and faith in our purpose. It comes from sitting at the feet of the master it …

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Motivation Is For Amateurs

Motivation is for amateurs, it’s like a wave. It’s what sets you up. It provokes you to make a change and create new habits. But motivation is not what keeps you going, motivation is a fickle lover, she abandons you just when you believe everything is ok. Mindset is how we keep going. Mindset is …

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Why I Delete Your Emails

I get a lot of emails asking me questions about what people should do to get started. “Hattie, I have just decided to start getting fit and I need you to tell me what to do, should I go to the gym or do cardio?” “Should I start eating clean”? I delete them. Why? Getting …

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How Much Of Being An Actress Is Acting?

We imagine that being an actress is being on screen performing. But that makes up a tiny part of actually being an actress. We only think of the glossy surface, not what lies beneath. Real actors are constantly practicing, rehearsing and auditioning. They get a tiny percentage of the roles they audition for and an …

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Five Hacks To Be Happy And Successful

 I’m on the road right now. Being away from home is really focusing my mind on what’s important AND most useful in being successful when you don’t have a whole heap of time. How do I stay happy? How do I eat right? How do I make sure I train hard enough? I interviewed the …

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Clean Eating Is Not The Antidote To Easter Eggs

The name “clean eating” says it all: there are “good foods” and “bad foods”.  Easter eggs, of course, are “bad”. The only antidote is something “good”. If only we were pure, everything would be just the way we like it.  Maybe it’s our Christian heritage but we all like the idea that we are sinners …

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Do You Want To Be The Champion?

Do You Want To Be The Champion? The only girl on stage with a trophy? The one on the cover of the magazines? The standard of girls entering figure shows is improving exponentially each season. There are literally millions of girls going to the gym getting into amazing shape all around the world. So how …

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This Post Contains The Secret To Winning Fitness Shows

When you write they always advise you to keep the answers at the bottom so that people read everything you say. It’s the same trick they use in Scooby Doo where they won’t reveal the ghost until the end (spoiler it’s always the guy who owns the amusement park) Instead, I’m just going to give …

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Bad Things Come To Those Who Wait

The reason? The magical future where starting is easy doesn’t exist. Everything worth doing is hard, waiting for the time when it’s easy means that we never get there, we just keep waiting. Bad things come to those who wait. In fact, the worst things come: a life half lived, our potential unfulfilled. When threatened …

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Everybody Loves A MONA

quick suggestion: you need to get yourself to The MONA (Museum Of Old And New Art) ASAP. Is the most amazing museum I have ever been to. I flew to Tasmania last weekend with a group of friends to see the exhibition and I have been feeling super inspired all week. I’m blessed, I travel …