Tagged: Overcoming

Oh… Jimmy, Jimmy!

I’ve just finished watching the end of the remarkable first test between India and England, and there was a subtle little stat hidden away amongst all the figures that caught my eye. It’s one of the things I love about cricket, the numbers, the stats, the ebb, and flow of what those numbers tell you, […]

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What on earth are you doing?

Hold on… No hitting…. I was thinking yesterday, whilst practicing a few golf swings in the garden, about my self-talk. What I mean is, I found myself telling myself off (read abusing myself) every time my swing wasn’t quite right. “that was rubbish, Ash” “Ash, you’re an idiot” “FFS Ash, sort it out” When I’m […]

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Stop Hindering Your Path to Greatness!

Martina Navratilova was once asked, “How do you maintain your focus, physique and sharp game even at the age of 43?” You may not know who Martina is, but she’s considered a GOAT (greatest of all time) candidate in the tennis world. Her response? “The ball doesn’t know how old I am” What she meant […]

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There is no point crying over spilt coffee

Several years ago, my daughter got me a mug for Father’s Day.  I’ve treasured this mug as she hasn’t always had the opportunity to get me something and often, if not reminded, would not be aware of the day at all. Now she’s a teenager she probably “chooses” to forget, but that’s another story. Anyway, […]

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We can choose a better way to behave

One of the things about having a bad back is that it’s always there.  You’re always aware that one false move and you kick off a spasm that sees you walking like you’ve forgotten how to use your hips properly. You take on this half shuffle, half limp lopsided gait.  And it hurts. It doesn’t […]

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Helicopters, heights and conquering fears

There are few things in life that I’m scared of, in a phobia sort of way. I understand you can’t “sort of” have a phobia but you get the drift.   I don’t like slug type things, but I’ll squish them if needed. I’m not a fan of ladders but that’s more related to a […]

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Looking Back on Your Hidden Success

We’re at that time of the year when many people are starting to reflect over the last twelve months and consider their accomplishments or successes.  Given that it’s also the end of a decade, this has started a trend towards sharing accomplishments over the past 10 years.  I don’t know about you, but I’ve seen […]

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How to Overcome Overwhelm

How to Overcome Overwhelm If you’re going to start a business, it’s a fact that you’re going to be under pressure.  A lot of pressure. You must live with the uncertainty of whether it will work out or not, not to mention with the constant financial pressure of supporting the business and keeping it going. […]

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