This guidance from Public Health England was published today (23rd January 2020), but it’s nothing new. Many people know that they should move more, but it can be hard to get started. This magical ‘moving more‘ doesn’t mean you have to go to Zumba three times a week or train for a marathon. Start withContinue reading “Struggling to get started?”
“My diet starts tomorrow and I’ve just seen an advert for a cheeseburger!” A friend posted this as their Facebook status earlier this week. I couldn’t help but feel that they were just writing down their seemingly endless predicament: misery in being unfit and overweight; joy in over-eating. Everything has a consequence: every action; everyContinue reading “Consequences everywhere…”
I want teaching to be less stressful. I want teachers to feel that working their contracted hours is more than enough to be a good-enough teacher. I want Ofsted to disband. I want league tables to be consigned to the dust-bin of bad ideas (along with Universal Credit, the expression “moving forwards” and bananas). ResilienceContinue reading “I don’t want to be resilient”
Frankly, it’s all any of us can be. Some will like us; some won’t. Either way, that’s ok!
My excellent friend and colleague Joanna (see her fabulous work) once reminded me that I can do anything, not everything. I’m struggling to fit in my running training at the moment. I’m doing the bits I consider hard (speed work, hills etc.), but there’s been no sensible time to do my long runs for theContinue reading “Guilty feelings”