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Ten Tasks – Task 5

What have you already achieved? How far have you got towards your main aim?* Look at all of the small goals you’ve achieved along the way. How do you feel about having achieved them? Tell someone; tell everyone! Be proud of yourself. *If you’ve not got far, go back to Task 4 and reset your…

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Planning

Are you making plans at the moment? It’s hard, with the possibility of further race cancellations and postponements, to think about what the future might hold. But it could be a very bad idea to wait until you’re sure. Take Reading Half Marathon, for instance. Usually, at this point in the year, I’d have a…

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Ten Tasks – Task 4

You know what you want but it still feels out of reach, yes? Set yourself some tiny goals to achieve your main aim. Make the tasks so small that you can achieve one right now. For instance, it’s no good to have a target of doing some exercise today if you’re still in your pyjamas;…

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What goes up…

…always goes up a little bit more than originally anticipated. (If you’re local, and ever attempted to run up Pincents Lane, you’ll know EXACTLY what I’m talking about.) Hills are hard to run up because we’re running against gravity and sometimes hard to run down because it can feel like gravity is going to win…

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Ten Tasks – Task 3

Be brave and bold. Tell someone else what you’d like to be different. Don’t feel the need to explain yourself or justify it, just tell them. Telling people allows you to hold yourself accountable because they’re bound to ask how it’s going! If you can, ask them to check in on your progress occasionally; not…

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