18 Questions to Ask to Stay Focused & Keep Growing – The Answers

Week Review: 1st Jan to 7th Jan 2018 What did I learn? This week I learned: the hardest part is getting started. Once you get going, the momentum will carry you through to the finish and you’ll feel much lighter, happier and victorious for having started and finished! I have been putting off writing a…

New Year, New Year… 2018

Happy New Year guys! It’s my birthday today! I’m… guess how old I am? … Here’s my yearly birthday promise…I’ll be updating my blog more regularly this year with travel, fitness, food and fun posts… because those are the things in life that bring me most joy. And we must all live with the mindset…

Pursuing the Perfect 

Perfectionism stops you from starting, it stops you from finishing, it scares you into believing the lies that you’re not good enough and what you do isn’t good enough. Perfectionism robs you not only of completion, but also of peace. Because peace is found in completion. Perfectionism is wanting to post a perfect blog yet…

Atonement for the Social Media Sin

I’m having one of those days where everything kind of sucks.

I’m having one of those weeks actually.

Comparing my life to celebs, friends and strangers is the way to happiness, right?

Grow daily with this one 10- minute practice 

What could I have done better today? My response is often, I could have been more patient with other drivers and given way to somebody at the intersection or I could have stopped for a moment to spend a few minutes with…

4 things you can do to THRIVE TODAY & experience an incredible weekend!

We are body, heart, mind and spirit. Today I’ve engaged my spirit through prayer and meditating upon God’s word, His promises and his goodness. And I’ll continue to practice these good habits throughout the day (especially in the tough times). I’ve given my mind a break from intellectual reading  this past week as I’ve been…

Allow me to reintroduce myself. My name is…

The title of this post is a well-known lyric by the rapper, father and Queen Bey’s bae, Jay-Z. Raise your hand if you knew that! I couldn’t think of a better way to title this post than that, to be honest because as I develop this bio, it is like I am having a reintroduction…

The Power of a Passionate Purpose

This morning I’ve woken up rested; no alarm, no snooze. When that happens I feel as though I am invincible; as though I can fulfil all my wildest dreams and more. Want to know how to do the same so you can feel the same or even better? Go to sleep with a passionate purpose…

Losing weight can be fun…carbs allowed!

I’m back on a health kick. I’m back to being the Fabulous Foodie. Have you missed me? September is my ‘new year, new me’ month. Why? The athlete mindset is this – the end of one season, the beginning of another – and the two seasons are startlingly distinct. The transition from a summer season…

One thing you can say to improve your life right now

Q: On average, what % of our thoughts and words each day are negative? An affirmation is a: neutral, positive or negative thought(s) or word(s) about you or somebody else. Affirmations shape your life. They are so powerful because you believe they are true, whether they are or not. You are who you are because…

Finding Inspiration from International Athletics

Why do you partcipate in or watch sports? To get fit, yes! But also to be inspired and to inspire those around you to work harder, commit to a goal and live with excellence! So to encourage you, let me share with you my top three sport highlights of August! UK Northern League Witton Park…

Barcelona, Las Ramblas Attack – Are we all in this together?

I was in Barcelona the day before this week’s terrorist attack. I only heard about the news after receiving a few messages from concerned friends and family asking me whether I was still there and am I ok. No, I got back yesterday. And yes I’m happy, safe and well in Manchester – well, as…