The Challenge is the Challenge

The Challenge is the Challenge

From time to time, I enjoy playing the piano. Some weeks ago I downloaded this particular piece of music (Ludovico Einaudi – Melodie Africana IV ) and tried it out. I was hideous. The piece was pretty complicated and I sucked. But persisted. I broke it down, I did one...
Is your husband a bad influence?

Is your husband a bad influence?

My dear husband is on holiday atm. I mean he’s allegedly working abroad. But all from his Insta it seems there’s just sight-seeing and boozing! So yeah I miss him bla  bla. And the bins-routine has driven me crazy. But I’m also noticing some substantial...
Mindset of a Champion

Mindset of a Champion

Mindset of a Champion Have you ever heard of Growth theory? This topic, popularised by Carol Dweck, has application in lots of areas. From raising children, excelling at sports and even losing weight. In a nutshell the theory holds that someone who has a fixed mindset...
STFU Angela

STFU Angela

STFU Angela “Thanks for the kind words, even after a bad weekend”. Said a client to me recently. What else was I to do? See the thing is, typically speaking; you lot are your worst and hardest critics. But does it work? Berating yourself into submission? Criticising...
3 things is one too many!

3 things is one too many!

3 things is one too many! I have a theory, that I’ve shared a number of times, mostly in the pub after a glass of prosecco. Actually, calling it a theory is a bit OTT. It’s more an observation. It goes like this: in life we are generally able to handle 2...
I’ve lost my training MOJO

I’ve lost my training MOJO

I’ve lost my training MOJO It’s been brewing for a bit really. The signs are easy to spot: missed training sessions, training sessions cut short and generally a feeling of fear and loathing before any training session. So I was sitting in the car outside the gym...