GOAL SETTING: HOW TO SET AND ACHIEVE GOALS

I often talk about the importance of setting goals in the right way. Goals can help motivate us and help with positive future thinking. However, many of us fail when setting goals, as we only think about the headline outcome, we often forget to explore the steps we need to take to achieve the desired…

Blog: No control

Hello everyone I hope all is well. I’m over in Majorca for a holiday in the sun. There has been an unseasonably warm heatwave here. I expected temperatures In the region of 30c, However the temperature has been more like 39 degrees. This has considerably changed all of my plans for this holiday, I’ve pretty…

Blog: My Marathon Journey

Running has been a big part of my life for many years. I’ve been fortunate enough to run marathons in amazing places such as Paris, New York, Chicago and Berlin. I am not a particularly quick runner but I do it to support my mental health. I was due to run the Barcelona Marathon in…

Blog: look to the future

Exercise is great for our wellbeing. Something I say quite a lot. Currently I am still carrying an injury which impacts running. I could go out running, but to do I’d need to take a bunch of painkillers before I went out for a run. I’d then have to hope my ankle and foot hold…

Blog: One Step at a time

Today was my Auntie’s funeral. I said my goodbyes and I hope we gave her a suitable send off. Despite the restrictions, we had a very appropriate non religious ceremony in her memory. Rest in peace Norma Stanyon. Funerals are difficult for me, the lead up to today has been filled with sleepless nights and…

Blog: Good vs Bad

  Just arrived in North Tyneside for the second part of my trip. I write this from a country park. I am sat next to a huge sun dial with a fantastic view of Newcastle City and the coast. I stopped here on a whim just to pass time before I can check into the…

Get Active Blog: Escapism

Hello All I returned from the first leg of my journey, and have been enjoying three days at home before the second part of my adventure. This was written on the afternoon of 3 June, Today I went for my first run in over a week. As much as I enjoy running, I took a…