Becoming a Barber – Top Reasons Why

The art of barbering has been revitalised in recent years, with the popularity of facial hair, clean haircuts and the increase of men taking more appreciation in their appearance. This rising popularity and revival in barbering means there are many more barber shops opening up around your local streets and shopping centres.  Employment for barbers has risen by 5.8% over the …

Essential Barbering Tips You Need To Know

There are many commandments for all barbers to live by there’s no need to worry – we have created a list of barbering tips for you. Read on to discover some of the invaluable tips that every professional barber should know: texturising, clipper over comb, scissor over comb and shaping up. Texturising layers is essential. Not only does it remove …

History in Shaving

Men have been fighting with the removal of unwanted hair, especially facial hair since the dawn of history and had to find resourceful ways to remove it – long before the luxury of shaving at your much loved barbershop was an option or Gillette shavers were in existence! Do you know that hairs grow between 125mm and 150mm per year …

Yoga Class Expectations – What to expect on this personal journey!

We’ve all been there, our first yoga class. Are you nervous? Don’t be. Even the most confident of us were. First things first though – congratulations on making it this far! It takes courage to try something new, and you should be proud of yourself for stepping outside of your comfort zone. So what should you expect in your first …

80% of Top Business Leaders Meditate

80% of top business leaders meditate, at least according to entrepreneur and author Tim Ferriss who has interviewed over 200 world-class performers for his weekly podcast The Tim Ferriss Show. Ferriss said that the number one common thread these top performers had in comparison to most other people is that more than 80% of them were using some form of …

Feeling Separate When You’re Anxious: Two Mindfulness Practices to Reconnect

Feelings of being separate, disconnected, or, worse, unsupported, can all too easily snowball into anxiety, complete with all of the unpleasant symptoms anxiety can bring. A participant in a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class once described this as feeling like she was in a bubble while the rest of the world was connected. She said she felt invisible, removed, and …

How sleep can affect an Athlete’s Performance

Our Sporting Performance can drastically plummet if we don’t get our fair share of sleep – How? Why? Well, the Sleep Foundation‘s studies show that if we lack an adequate amount of sleep then our bodies don’t repair memory, consolidate memory, and release hormones effectively. Sleep deprivation can affect split second decisions – which could be the difference between winning …

Athlete-Centred Coaching

An effective coach – an athlete-centred coach – provides an environment that ensures players grow continuously, with every training session and every match. In this article we will look at what an athlete-centred coaching approach is and how you can use it. We start this article with a discussion of the coaching styles that you can use and how they …

10 Benefits of Professional Development

The budget for professional development and training would always be one of the first things when a company or an organization chooses to cut costs, but the truth is, this practice is counterproductive and costly. Do you ask why? Well, put in mind that professional development can help business owners and managers with attracting and retaining the top candidates, identify …