Just Say No
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I Did a Hard Thing

I did I hard thing the other day. I said “No” to someone. Why is it so hard to say no? Is it FOMO? A sense of responsibility? Because we don’t want to anger or disappoint people?

Whatever the reason we find it hard to say no, there is a deep sense of empowerment to be had by saying No more often…

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Mushroom Soup
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Mushroom Soup

Sometimes you just want a nice a simple soup! Easy to make and with none of the shop-bought nasties…

Fun fact: I hated mushrooms as a child and drove my mum mad picking them out of everything. Nowadays I add mushrooms to loads of meals and erm, I love them. Sorry mum!

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Coaching
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What Makes a Good Coach

I had an argument with my coach the other week. Except in was just in my head, because I haven’t got that relationship with him where I can actually have an argument. So I had the conversation in my head instead.

This is how it went:

Yes I know I should be doing X and not Y during a jump*
But I can’t actually do it. I’ve tried not to do Y. But it doesn’t work.
I need something else. I need to find the root cause. I need a strategy. I need to break it down. I need a technique.
Just telling me “you did X again” I want you to do Y. It doesn’t work!

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Almond Banana Pancakes
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Almond Banana Pancakes

These almond banana pancakes may take a couple of attempts to get the consistency just right. But I promise they’re worth it. Totally lovely!

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