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…

Why your kids are under-achieving

“I’m so dumb!”

That’s what one of my students (let’s call her Sarah) seems to have picked up recently.

Wherever she discovered the phrase, I’m not worried because ‘dumb’ is neither an absolute, nor her truth.

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…

Drop your ‘T’s. Do what you cannot do. 

Dear Students, Be fearless. Try and fail. Do things you ‘cannot ‘ do. As an athlete, if I run or jump with fear my performances are sub-par; the fear is evident and it stops me from performing at my best. It is better to be driven by love or at least to enjoy the process,…

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…