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Morning Routine : Gratitude

Gratitude The first thing I do on waking is express gratitude.  At the very least, I am grateful to have woken up alive.  As Marcus Aurelius more eloquently put it, “Think of what a precious privilege it is to be … Continue reading

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Morning Routine

Does your morning routine allow you to positively win the day in your mind before you get out of bed ? This week I will reveal the secrets of my morning routine, and the (rocket) science behind why it is … Continue reading

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The Big 4 of Emotional Resilience : Self-Control

The fourth of the Big 4 of Emotional Resilience goes far deeper than its tag Self-Control might suggest, because it is informed by a robust certainty of your Why. In Unbeatable Mind we work through the 3Ps of Passion, Principles … Continue reading

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The Big 4 of Emotional Resilience : Positive Mindset

Positive.  Mindset.  This third of the Big 4 of Emotional Resilience and a whole series of articles in itself, or a workshop.  Contact me for more details about that and anything else in this article. It should come as no … Continue reading

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Big 4 of Emotional Resilience : Service Oriented

This second of the Big 4 of Emotional Resilience is simple to explain, harder to put into practice, and powerfully fulfilling when you do. Being service oriented means having the attitude of being oriented toward others versus just yourself.  A … Continue reading

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Big 4 of Emotional Resilience : Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is the emotional state of feeling worthy and respected by others, and the first of the Big 4 of Emotional Resilience that I am going to explore. Here’s the science : at times of stress our adrenal glands continue … Continue reading

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Big 4 of Emotional Resilience

In these strange times, and especially in times of lockdown, we could all do with some extra emotional resilience, and it is something you can build on, whatever your circumstances. Over the course of this week I will look more … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Verulamium Park (Loops)

Simple instructions from Coach Tony Leary as we prepared for another Road2Worlds session on the Sunday : “Sat morning again this week team 720 meet for 730 start at the museum car park again – bring a wrec bag if … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Verulamium Park (Carries)

Saturday morning was going to be busy.  Being something of a tool at the best of times, I had already volunteered to help Kirsten Whitehouse dismantle a rig, “HELP PLEASE 💕 Looking for a few lovely people to help Rebecca, … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Aldenham (Ditch)

Coach Tony Leary got straight to the point this week, “Fancying a hill based session on Sunday, maybe a bit of bridge action too – can only mean 1 place!! Aldenham- meet at the church at 7:20 for a 7:30 … Continue reading

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