“On this date back in 1894, the modern Olympic Games were born…” What I learned at a Junior School Sports Day... It’s not the winning, but the taking part that counts. In the past – even in the very recent past – when I’ve heard this phrase I’ve shuddered, shaken my head and felt inner… Continue reading Is it really the taking part that counts? #OlympicDay
Persistent Pursuit of Progression – An Interview with Mikel Thomas
Stats: Country: Trinidad & Tobago Discipline: 110m Hurdles Noteworthy Accolades: 2x Olympian, National Record Holder Current World Ranking: 11th Highest World Ranking: 5th SB: 13.32seconds PB: 13.19seconds Persistent Pursuit of Progression Defining success as the ‘persistent pursuit of progression’, Mikel has ‘never been afraid to dream’. Whilst a lot of us – myself included, at… Continue reading Persistent Pursuit of Progression – An Interview with Mikel Thomas
Acceptance: The First Step in Achieving Your Healing Miracle
Inspired by my own perpetually-broken body, whilst trying to shake the phrase “injury-prone” from my own and others’ vocabulary when referring to me, I began to focus on the ‘positive’ side of my regular niggles and injuries. Positively, I know that when I do suffer an injury blow, I tend to recover “quicker than expected”,… Continue reading Acceptance: The First Step in Achieving Your Healing Miracle
8 Simple Gym Rules
You know when you have had a niggling thought in the back of your mind for a few weeks, and you just have to let it all out? Just thought I'd share my 'wisdom' ...