How often do you do engage in an activity that demands your full attention?

I spend a lot of my time either in the past or the future. Examining and ruminating over what has just happened, or dreaming and worrying about what is coming next. This is often the source of my anxiety, and lack of self-worth when I get caught up in the hindering, unhelpful cycle of thoughts.Continue reading “How often do you do engage in an activity that demands your full attention?”

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The Confidence Factor

I am back on track with my goal, of running the Hull 10k in June. Being on the cuddly side of large, having confidence is a considerable factor when it comes to running. The confidence is 2 fold. There is the confidence of being out in public in sports wear, looking like you are aboutContinue reading “The Confidence Factor”

My Album of The Year

As you all know from my blogs music plays an important part in my life. I take music with me wherever I go. Whether that be on my run, on the way to work, in my office and in the seminar rooms just before teaching. Music can provide a narrative to what is going onContinue reading “My Album of The Year”

Enjoy The Moment

What a gorgeous weekend it has been. The weather has been truly wonderful. I was cutting the grass this morning and was looking around my garden and thought to myself how lucky I am to be here right now enjoying the sunshine, listening to the birds singing and smelling freshly cut grass. We spend soContinue reading “Enjoy The Moment”

My Summer Mix Tape

As I have said in a previous blog it is vital for our wellbeing that we have at least an hour of happiness. As you may have realised music is a great source of happiness and contentment to me. As summer is just around the corner and that the weather for the past week hasContinue reading “My Summer Mix Tape”

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”

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”