“Our life is what our thoughts make it”
“Our life is what our thoughts make it”
Perhaps since having had your baby?
You want to feel more energised, healthy and fit?
Have you noticed you are not bouncing back the way you used to?
Do you want to experience greater confidence with something as simple as wearing the little black dress hiding at the back of the wardrobe?
Are you facing big changes either at home or work and reaching for food to cope?
Want to create greater balance so you are a happier more functional Chief Executive of Everything…
Need to take action?
If you answered YES to some of these questions then you are in the right place!
Helping you permanently lighten the load. Teaching you to create the same habits as people who enjoy a healthy slender body. Live a longer healthier happier more confident life at your ideal weight.
Birth your children better than you ever realised was possible. Clarify and clean up your own emotional patterns so you don’t hand them on. Become an excellent communicator with your children from the start.
Remove unresourceful emotions and patterns and ‘reprogramme’ with powerful, supportive and sustainable emotional patterns that promote health, confidence, self-esteem and vitality.
Enhance your communication and negotiation skills.Learn how to better relate to the people around you. Truely understand your strengths and your motivators. Discover your drivers in life, your values and a clear understanding of the sources of stress in your life.
Promote and accelerate learning and memory. Develop & enhance winning performance both at work and at play.
Supporting you on the different paths of your journey: through pregnancy and gentle birth; through weight loss and long term lifestyle change.
Professional coaching brings many wonderful benefits: fresh perspectives on personal challenges, enhanced decision-making skills, greater interpersonal effectiveness, and increased confidence. And, the list does not end there. Those who undertake coaching also can expect appreciable improvement in productivity, satisfaction with life and work, and the attainment of relevant goals.
Virtually all companies and individuals who hire a coach are satisfied.
Source: ICF Global Coaching Client Study was commissioned by the ICF but conducted independently by PricewaterhouseCoopers
Unlike most psychological schools of thought, Neuro Linguistic Programming does not focus on the content of experience. Instead, it focuses on the structure of experience in order to make proactive change so you don’t have to unnecessarily re-experience the past over and over. That translates to you don’t necessarily have to share your sh*t if you don’t want to!
The best bit is these skills can be learned by anyone to improve their effectiveness both personally and professionally. A core part of NLP is behavioural modelling (modelling what someone else does) which means that any task or skill done excellently or well can be broken down and replicated so that others can learn to do the same skill or task.
The structure of experience has many components. For example an NLP practitioner will help you discover your strategies. A strategy is HOW you do something/anything. How you clean your teeth or brush your hair through to how you eat, how you go to sleep or how you broker a business deal.
I’m certain you know somebody who is always energised and feeling great and perhaps you’re not! There is something different between your strategy and theirs for wellness, so let’s change that and get you modelling something that gets you on track.
Remember hearing these famous song lyrics? “Anything you can do I can do better; I can do anything better than you…” NLP will help you to tap into your very best results.
“A new state of being creates a new personality … a new personality produces a new personal reality”
We are a wellness consultancy with a special focus on women, holistic weight loss and birthing. We help you to look and feel ten years younger and birth better.
By coaching women like you to commit fully to changing their shape, their health and their lives with our holistic weight loss and lifestyle programmes. We make sure you dump the old beliefs that have held you back in life. We also pay special attention to supporting women through the highs and lows of their childbearing years with HypnoBirthing® antenatal courses and Mamas our maternity programmes.
Mamas includes tailored coaching providing bespoke support for preconception, the fertility mindset, pregnancy, gentle birth and early motherhood. Our corporate wellness programmes help women in the work place regain their weight and well-being too.
We LOVE women’s wellness and all it encompasses – it makes our hearts sing! We choose to live this stuff daily (in a non-preachy kid of way – nobody likes a super w**ker) and help smart dynamic women like you do that too.
Ditch the muffin tops and saddle bags, create a long lasting lifestyle built entirely to support you. Save years of fumbling around ‘trying’ to loose the kilos and take conscious action with help and get real changes and results faster.
“Only about 5% of human diseases are related to inborn genetic defects (also known as birth defects), this means that 95% of us were born with an adequate genome to have a healthy happy life. It is now recognized that lifestyle is the cause of over 90% of heart disease, over 60% of cancer and maybe all of Type II diabetes. The more we look, the more we see how our emotions, reactions to life, our fears, our poor diets, lack of exercise and excessive stress shapes our lives… “
Bruce Lipton PhD | Internationally recognised leader in bridging science and spirit.
You will develop top notch inner skills… How to: actually cope emotionally when the sh*t hits the fan, be happy and even fall in love with you. Plus how to make decisions effectively.
As well as first rate outer skills… How to: really communicate for success in relationships, health strategies for longevity, holistic weight loss and positive birth.
Supported by a host of resources and quality programmes you can learn how to own your life, your health, your pregnancy/birthing experience and your well-being; not to mention how to make mouth–watering and inspired wholefood choices.
In case you hadn’t figure it out yet; beyond the birthing and loosing weight, all of this will give you a deeper connection to self, your partner, your kids, family, friends and colleagues. Bring on LIFE version BEST EVER!
BE BOLD | BE AWARE | BE WELL
Cecilia is a mother, whole living expert, certified childbirth educator, coach and founder of Body + Belief. She has been focused on health, wellness and the mindbody connection for more years than she’d care to count. She has been on her own journey, first to have the body she could feel confident in and then to get it to it’s optimum after a number of chronic health problems. She had her realisation that by helping others figure out their ‘body and belief stuff’ she could fulfill her passion and purpose in life. It only took years of learning, experimenting on herself and soul searching to figure all that out! Body + Belief was born to simplify and speed up a woman’s journey to being the healthiest, happiest, most gorgeous version of herself.
From the horse’s mouth…
I really get that you will each have very different ways of doing this journey, there is no one size fits all but there are frameworks that need to be learnt. We are bio- individual and emotionally it is no different. One thing I do know is that for as long as you don’t respond to your inner voice…
You know the one that says “This is just me I’m big boned I will always be like this”, “I am never going to get back into my pre-baby jeans”, “If I wasn’t so stressed maybe I’d be pregnant already?” or “I could never do it…it’s too hard”.
You are at risk of living an unfulfilled life, one that includes disease and quite possibly you already are. It’s a little scary isn’t it how we are these human barometers of our experience of life. Disease or dis-ease can be obesity, aches, pains or any other illness but remember it can also be a poor emotional outlook on the world – one that holds you back from the true you. I am here to support, guide and mentor you all the way to your optimum.
If you think that it can’t be you, that you can’t change your weight or birth easily you are half right but also half wrong… whatever you believe ultimately will be most likely to happen. So let’s shift that thinking, get educated and get a new result. It isn’t always plain sailing. We have to invest in ourselves, in our health and in our lives because seriously who else is going to do it for you?
Love Cecilia x
P.S. If you are just the teensiest weensiest bit curious about my story so far…
I was born a healthy bouncing baby back in the early eighties, I rapidly became a ‘sonsy lass’ as my mother jokingly says, which translates to a roly-poly Budda like baby (with a near permanent tan as my parents were very pro fresh air and sunshine). I continued my childhood as a chubby cherub type of girl which suited me fine until adolescence. I was never a sickly child but I was diagnosed with “non-specific back pain” by top Harley Street medical specialists in London, which was an ongoing problem of severe pain in my shoulder that continued well into my 20s. Through my teens I had some worries about my body image as many girls do, especially as my closet girlfriends were of the Twiggy variety but fortunately my inner resources got me through mostly unscathed.
My food culture growing up was very blessed. We were all committed foodies in my family. My father refused any junk foods in the house and I had a mother who was Cordon Bleu trained though our typical meal was always meat and two veg. I was also fortunate enough to spend 7 years travelling frequently to France to visit my French boyfriend and his family who always ate spectacular food. I experimented with vegetarianism, food combining and many more ways of eating always looking for the Holy Grail to feel really well and slim down. Unfortunately by the time I completed my university degree I had a whole host of digestive issues and still carried my puppy fat to some extent. At it’s peak I had to cat nap every afternoon to sustain enough energy for the rest of the day.
People around me mentioned Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome but I choose not to listen and instead I started to learn everything I could about living well and implemented it. I got educated and obtained my diploma in natural nutrition, understood clean wholefoods and living, learnt meditation and much more. I shed the weight as I learnt more and recovered my gut health. In my case there was never any major crisis or trauma and yet I had chronic back pain and I wasn’t happy with where life was at.
I chose to change it all. In 2007 I made a major life altering decision. I bit the bullet, left my long term relationship, quit the job I couldn’t stand and moved hemispheres.
Once in Australia my health and personal journey evolved further and I started to work even more closely in the natural health world. I realized that whether you adhere to standard medical or natural approaches in health the biggest factor is the mind. What you think and feel dominates everything. So fast forward a few more years of training and I became a certified coach and trainer, human behavioural profiler with EDISC, Master Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner and Master Practitioner of Hypnotherapy.
The newest chapter and by far the most fun and challenging in equal measure is motherhood. It has given me a far greater perspective of myself, the world, unconditional love and what it is to guide and be guided by someone. I am happy to share that I had a very positive birth experience. I had my son naturally, drug free, in water, using HypnoBirthing® and that experience propelled me to professionally train and become a HypnoBirthing® practitioner offering antenatal classes to other couples. I also regained my body shape naturally through my standard way of eating and have actually ended up lighter and healthier than I have ever been.
The culmination of my life’s learning so far means I live on purpose and do what I love. The chubby kid dispensing cough sweets and tissues to sick classmates has grown up and is out making a difference.
“My dream is that every woman everywhere will know the joy of a safe, satisfying birth,for both her herself and her baby”
Mamas coaching programmes can be done at any time during maternity (pre-conception to early parenting) depending on what challenges are to be addressed.
If you are after group HypnoBirthing® antenatal classes please click on the HypnoBirthing® information tab for more.
If you have any further questions, call us or get in touch via email support[at]bodyandbelief.com
Founded by Marie Mongan in 1989, HypnoBirthing® teaches women and their partners to reconnect with their natural ability to birth, free from fear. With certified educators in 45 countries around the world, HypnoBirthing® the Mongan Method empowers and educates birthing couples over a comprehensive five week, antenatal course.
HypnoBirthing® teaches the birthing mother to tap into and follow her body’s own wisdom. Mothers learn how to follow their body’s own instincts, while the birth partner learns how to support mum for an easier and calmer birth.
This award winning childbirth education programme, HypnoBirthing® the Mongan Method has stood the test of time with over 25 years of experience, research and impressive results around the world.
HypnoBirthing® classes are arranged for couples over five weeks, ensuring parents become educated, confident and informed, so they can meet their baby with joy, calm and in more comfort on their birthing day.
Your labour was shorter
You might not need to use any anaesthesia
You feel energized after the birth
You are comfortable and relaxed during labour and birth
You experience an ecstatic birth
Your baby is calmer, more relaxed and feeds well
77% of HypnoBirthing® mothers who birthed vaginally did so without epidural anesthesia
45% of HypnoBirthing® mothers birthed in under eight hours.
17% of HypnoBirthing® mothers birthed via C-section, compared with the national average of 32%.
9.5% of HypnoBirthing® mothers chose to birth in the comfort of their homes (national average is less than 1%)
6% of HypnoBirthing® mothers chose to birth in freestanding birth centres (national average is less than 1%)
Data provided by HypnoBirthing® Institute, between 2005-2010
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