Creating Our Future: Olympic Legacy Debate

On Friday I had the honour of being part of a panel discussing the impact of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on communities across Britain. Before I give a short overview of the conversation, I want to ask you a few questions… What are your thoughts on the socio-cultural impact of the Olympic Games? How did the Games impact you? Has it changed your life in any way, shape or form? Were you inspired to get active, pursue your dreams, and believe in the impossible? Pause for thought. … The questions weren’t solely about inspiration, but equally about the tangible, … Continue reading Creating Our Future: Olympic Legacy Debate

Two Ingredients for a Happy Life

Long ago, Aristotle identified two key factors determining the positive psychology of happiness. These are: [1] fulfillment and [2] contentment. I think he’s hit the nail on the head there. I mean, he was a pretty wise guy wasn’t he?! Living Fulfilled Yesterday I felt fulfillment volunteering at my local athletics club, Oldham and Royton Harriers. Today I felt fulfillment preparing for my upcoming tutorials with my tutees in GCSE English & Maths and 11+ Entrance Exam Preparation. Why? Because fulfillment is achieved when you are operating in your highest purpose; part of my purpose being to share my wisdom and … Continue reading Two Ingredients for a Happy Life

Repost: Uplifting, Wisdom-Filled Blog Post

Do you ever have those times when you stop and you’re like, “Silly Jesus, you know exactly what you’re doing here don’t you?” (My mom thinks saying things like “silly Jesus” is bad but I think he’s totally okay with it. I like to believe Jesus likes to have fun and tell jokes too). So, […] via On planning… — Here’s to Twenty something Continue reading Repost: Uplifting, Wisdom-Filled Blog Post

Give and take

Originally posted on Ice Maiden Diaries:
Life is “give and take.” Give thanks and take nothing for granted. So stop worrying and complaining all the time. Life is too short. Instead of focusing on how stressed you are, remember how blessed you are.You’re blessed more than you likely realize. You have what many hope for. The people and things you take for granted today may be the only ones you need tomorrow. Never be too busy to make time for that which matters most. Remember the good times, be strong during tough times, love always, laugh often, and be thankful… Continue reading Give and take