People are strange

Your worst supporters are often the people who you’d expect to be your most avid fans of your new chosen ‘thing’. Your thing could be: A new hobby or interest A new partner A new job A new career or business A new life decision to lose weight, Or to get fitter,...

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The Secret Sauce

Success is easy!! So it seems success is built upon doing these things every day, all the guru’s, the coaches, the elite, are doing it.. Your success is built upon your morning routine. So to fast track all your desires and dreams you must do all these things every...

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Your 7W Powers To Achieve What You Want

WANT POWER What exactly do you want? Be very specific. And when do you want it? WHY POWER Why do you want it? Who will benefit – just you or others? Remembering your WHY will help you work for it. WAY POWER What is the way forward? Consider all options and then decide...

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THE BASICS of Wellbeing

You know what they say: Don't abandon the basics, then you'll never have to go back to them. Earlier this month I did an on-line talk on mental health and wellbeing for the NORAC AGM. In preparing for it, I'd thought to myself, 'What can I talk about that's not just...

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Premature Retirement

This week I had a conversation about retirement. I was presented with a logic centered around grafting very hard right now, making all the sacrifices, missing family time, working long hours, focussing on the big goal to have the best chance to make it happen. With...

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Do I need a Life Coach?

What even is a life coach? Whatever it is, you don’t need one. And you don’t need to read that book that was recommended to you. Remember all those unread books still sitting on your shelf. Remember all the books you’ve started and not finished. And you don’t need to...

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What is HAPPINESS?

Much to my wife’s annoyance, I love coming up with acronyms. I find them to be handy little reminders about stuff that I want to be able to remember to help ground me. Or to remind me of what’s actually important, after all, there’s so much stuff that can overwhelm...

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Your Vehicle

If you were gifted a new car, your first ever car AND the only 1 you're ever going to own... You'd LOOK AFTER IT.  Would you not? Your body is just like a car. It's your vehicle to get around in this life. A car needs to be looked after, to be valued. It needs to be...

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Are you getting fitter or fatter?

“Dad, we’re getting fitter not fatter” That’s what my daughters are now saying during lockdown, our Sophie is 7, our Grace is 6. (Our Harry doesn’t care, he’s 1). We’ve got the girls running round the field most mornings at 8am; 9am on a Sunday. Some days they love...

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The Wrong Kind of Success…

I read a lot, every day actually. Either a book in my hand, or kindle, or iPad, or audible in the car. Amongst the three books I currently have on the go, this week I’ve been reading: ‘The Asbestos Lie. The past and present of an industrial catastrophe’ by Maria...

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