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How do you know?

It was a Thursday evening. A great evening with friends. The conversation moved to what we were all doing at the weekend. Some were going to enjoy a BBQ. Some were visiting friends. I shared the news that I was taking part in the Yorkshire Wolds Cycle. The challenge is to ride 70 miles per [...]

Someone’s knocking at your door.

Just because someone is knocking at your door you don't have to let them in. Maybe you have already let someone into your life that loves a drama and you have become distracted with their drama and issues. This focus means you lose sight of what is going on in your own life. It is [...]

What are you an expert in?

There are some great sayings and quotations. I love this one from Seneca - On the brevity of Life. 18.36. "Believe me, it's better to produce the balance sheet of your own life than that of the grain market". I would like to share a number with you. The number is 4160. 4160 is the [...]

We think we are in control.

Today I had an interesting conversation with someone I met at a business networking event. They mentioned how tired they were. How they were unable to switch off. How they were fearing the day after they had checked their emails very late the previous night. Emails, phone, phone, email. Does it ever stop.!!! They thought [...]

Positive thinking is not enough.

Positive Thinking. Now this may surprise you coming from me. Positive thinking is not enough. Let me explain a little more. Positive thinking is a great help. You will feel better. After all how you think affects how you feel. Now here comes the catch. Let me share this little story. Tom has a nice [...]

Rugby on Everest!!!!

Rugby on Everest!!!!! Yes you have read that right. Today I had the pleasure of talking with Rugby World Cup winner Tamara Taylor. However we were not talking about the Rugby World Cup or the Six Nations. The conversation was all about Tamara's next challenge. Playing rugby on Everest. Along with rugby professionals Lee Mears, [...]

It’s not about the biscuits?

Once more the digital clock showed the time at 2.20am. It was uncanny how Jack woke around this time every morning. Jack silently got out of bed opened the bedroom door and in complete darkness made his way downstairs. Opening the fridge door he poured himself a glass of milk. Leaving the fridge door slightly [...]

Once bitten twice shy.

Recently I was talking with a friend about fears, doubts and anxiety. As my friend took a drink I could see he was thinking about something. He placed the cup of coffee on the table then said these words. Once bitten. Twice shy. I asked him what he meant by this? He said you know, [...]

2019-01-07T16:18:39+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: inspiration, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Accept this and your life will change.

The serenity prayer says. 'God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference'. Once you accept you cannot undo the choices you have made but you can change your future. Your life will change. Why waste your [...]

2019-01-07T16:49:34+00:00January 6th, 2019|Categories: inspiration, News|Tags: , , , , , |
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