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What’s in your way?

What is it that sabotages your plans? Covid restrictions? Cash? Barbed wire? I know that I can sabotage myself, too. By thinking I can’t or catastrophising the future, I’m frozen into inaction. Sometimes though, I don’t even realise it’s happening. If I go into something feeling a bit wobbly, nervous or anxious, over-excited about the…

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Is it YOUR training schedule?

There are dozens of places to go for training plans: coaches, internet searches, your friends. While each source will have its benefits and drawbacks, the most important thing is that you have a training plan that suits you. That can mean changing which days you train, to making adjustments to allow you to go on…

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Hive mind or own mind?

I love the internet. It allows us all to share and steal each other’s ideas, influencing our decision-making and helping us when we’re stuck. Who or what do you believe without question? Do you always try to find out more? Do you ever think about why a particular person has shared a particular idea?

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Who’s on your side?

When the chips are down, it’s easy to turn to the ‘quick fix’, tried and tested rewards – chocolate, alcohol, actual chips… wonderful things which help right now, but aren’t always great commitments to our future selves. I’d be lying if I said I didn’t sometimes turn to those things (a time-restricted wallow in self-pity,…

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