Recently I enjoyed reading this inspiring article by Jordan Thomas in The Independent: Losing my chance to compete in the Tokyo Olympics taught me valuable lessons about mental resilience: by Jordan Thomas Jordan shares his personal experience where he failed to achieve his dream to represent his country in the sport, he loves the most … Continue reading What To Do When Your Dream Passes You By?
When I first got into self-improvement, I would always treat myself harshly if I took a night off to spend time on any activity deemed “unproductive” (i.e not contributing towards achieving an end goal). In these times my mind would fill itself with uncompassionate thoughts “How could you take a night off? Your life is … Continue reading It’s Okay To Relax
Barely 24 hours into UK lockdown, and I had developed an overbearing feeling of hopelessness, which was difficult for me to even articulate why. In UK lockdown part one I was adamant throughout the process that I would never let it defeat me – this was a time when strength and leadership was needed in … Continue reading #ukinlockdown Resilience, Realisation, Recovery and Readjusting
How are you coping with lockdown? In these types of situations it emphasises the importance dedicate to recovery - as things evolve you can constantly become obsessed seeking updates and trivia When everything kicked off, the news and people on social media went wild with updates and theories on COVID-19. Too much exposure to information … Continue reading How to Recover from Burnout and Overstimulation During COVID-19 Lockdown
Take the opportunity As a Project Manager, the role requires the identification and management of risk. Risk has connotations of being a bad, a quick Google search on dictionary definitions describing risk says: "a situation involving exposure to danger." and: "expose (someone or something valued) to danger, harm, or loss." Both have a negative spin, … Continue reading Take the opportunity
It's been a hard few weeks at the gym. I feel that I have really improved over the last few week and as an added bonus it has been good to start have a consistent weight loss. I have gone from doing sessions where I was struggling to last more than an hour, to getting … Continue reading That gym exhaustion feeling