Giving up?

The other day I was thinking about the time when I gave up smoking. I was wondering to myself how I managed to give up. Did it take will power? I know that I have next to no will power so it couldn’t have been, just denying myself something for long enough that I wouldContinue reading “Giving up?”

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Sea of Hull

It is official I am a work of art. Last night I was unveiled in the Ferens gallery in Hull along with over 3000 other hardy souls, who braved the ravages of an English summer morning last year. Last night whilst queuing to get in to the Ferens to witness my unveiling to the worldContinue reading “Sea of Hull”

Taking Foggy for a run

As you will know Foggy has been quite active over the past couple of days. This morning was not much different. The feeling was more visceral than before, with a tight jaw, pains in my chest and a feeling of impending doom (yes it did cross my mind that I was having a heart attack)Continue reading “Taking Foggy for a run”

Return of the Fog

I wasn’t sure if I wanted to write this today. I thought it might come across as a bit self-indulgent. Then I thought that I have been trying to encourage people to talk about their mental health so I should feel comfortable doing it when I need to. It will help me and it mightContinue reading “Return of the Fog”

Easter Holiday

I hope you are all having a relaxing Easter doing all the things that make you happy.  I am cooking for the family daydreaming about my future plans, imagining a time when I can coach full-time. I imagine working with all different people helping them realise their dreams, or taking stock of the wonders theyContinue reading “Easter Holiday”

Move towards a positive future

Move toward a positive future, not away from a negative past. When you are deciding to make a change in your life do are you moving away from something negative in you life, such as an unhappy relationship or a job that you dislike? How easy was it to make that change? Thinking and feelingContinue reading “Move towards a positive future”

What is a successful life?

Is a successful life measured by the value of what you own? For many of us I suppose it is. The problem with that concept is that, what you have is never enough and you can get caught in the trap of always striving for more and never actually enjoying what you have. Now manyContinue reading “What is a successful life?”

We all have a choice.

We all like a good moan. In fact moaning and complaining can be quite comforting, as we examine our circumstances critically and then on balance decide that we are generally satisfied with our lot. There are a number of people who feel trapped in their current lives and are deeply unhappy. I have been there,Continue reading “We all have a choice.”