Hi! If you're looking for book inspo, fun courses to start and a health and beauty science project I'm trialling, here's a short 60 second post you may enjoy. At the end, I also share one quick thought to inspire you for your week ahead. What I'm reading Ending... Lioness Arising by Lisa Bevere (This… Continue reading What I’m Reading, Researching & Reducing
Nope, being an athlete is not my full time job. At Host 50, Salford speaking at the final event of the FreelanceHer100 Business Accelerator Even when I wasn’t ‘working’ in terms of curating my career and being paid, even then, I still didn’t do athletics full time. I’ve been a student-athlete. I’ve been a working-athlete,… Continue reading Ask Abs: Is being an athlete your full time job?
A quick post to kick off this new month, November. If you want a quick introduction into how and why you're attracting stuff into your life - the good, the bad, the ugly - and how to reset so you can increase the likelihood of attracting the good, the better, the best - keep reading.… Continue reading How to Reset Your Reticular Activating System (RAS) To Attract Better
What brings you most joy? 'What brings you most joy?' is a question I wrote and reflected on recently as I soaked tired and sore legs in a much-needed Epsom salt bath. Why that question? Well, I'm keen to get the most out of my life! I want to live life and live it abundantly… Continue reading Travel Diaries: 4 Places to Visit in Munich (Munchen), Germany
Thanks to the Airbnb Athlete Travel Support Credit granted in partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the next couple of months of winter training and travel between Manchester and Loughborough and back again are covered. This is a short and sweet post to say - thanks! A little support goes a long way, so… Continue reading Airbnb x IOC Olympic Partnership: With Thanks
There's not much that makes me laugh out loud these days. But here are three generally sure-fire laugh out loud go-tos to help you beat a funk, moments of depression or sadness and tackle stress.
This week, I attended a Toastmasters club for the second time in a row. It’s a speaking club where you practice impromptu and rehearsed speeches! Here’s the format - at the beginning of the meeting, following introductions, we dive straight into ‘table topics’ - an opportunity to practise impromptu public speaking based on an unknown… Continue reading Mastering Public Speaking & Social Anxiety
I'm going to let you in on a little secret... But before that, let me remind you of the first two parts in this series - In Part 1 of my 2022 season debrief, I remind myself and you guys of the victories I’ve achieved in this second wind of my athletics’ career, culminating in… Continue reading 2022 Part 3 (Finale): A little secret…
I've been in the room for a fair few memorable team captain speeches. But, perhaps for the pure simplicity of it, Jodie Williams' 2021 European Indoor Champs speech is the stickiest. Two words: Back yourself. It sticks all the more because of what I know (who really knows what someone has or is going through?)… Continue reading 2022 Part 2: Three Questions to ask for a better shot next time!
This second wind of my athletics career was supposed to be smooth sailing, but 2022 has proven that expected truth to be a complete fallacy. In 2018 (my first comeback year post-achilles tendon rupture and mini retirement) I jumped 6.60m+ to qualify by distance for the European Championships in Berlin that year. Unfortunately, at the… Continue reading 2022 Part 1: Disappointment and Shame