Mind over matter…..

Some things are easier to accomplish on your own, others not so much. When I’m doing activities as a group, if there is a challenge or task that’s hard, I like to work hard and make sure I’m not first to break. That can be during a run, in yoga, hill walking, anything really. I’m…

Strong warrior

You are all strong warriors the yoga teacher tells us, “yes I am” I say in my head as I hold the pose. I raise my hands up and change my gaze upwards, on the way I have a sneaky look in the mirror around the class and notice that whilst I am not perfect,…

I’m too stressed for yoga

It’s 6:40pm and I’m lying down on my yoga mat, I’m breathing in to the count of 6, holding for 6 and exhaling for 6, wondering if I can calm down for class, wondering if I should get that angry and do yoga. Less then 10 mins ago I was in my car, getting rather…

Thriving or surviving

My feet are soaking wet, like squelchy wet and as I sit in the workshop listening to the brief on thriving and surviving I’m wondering which one I’m doing. I’m sat in Loughborough university at a UK coaching seminar, our last national level event before the programme ends. The lecturer is talking and whilst I…