Change, or admit defeat

If you can't change it, accept it. If you can't accept it, change it.  Pretty sure I've mentioned this quote before, it's one of my favs (colloquial term for favourites). It's one that I actually implement daily. A good example may be competition preparation, I will control every variable I can and ensure I have … Continue reading Change, or admit defeat

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Give me a break!

Training was going amazing, and then I had a ridiculous nerve issue which caused me pain in my foot. I missed two running sessions and a pole vault session. Just when everything was going so well. Then, on top of that the first pole vault session back I broke a pole didn’t I? This caused … Continue reading Give me a break!

Running is Mental

I doubt many of you saw me at the British trials indoors, but I was wearing a t-shirt that read “Running is Mental”. Now I can’t take all the credit, I didn’t design the t-shirt, I just bought it. Hopefully I get my act together soon and get the line of QA t-shirts rolling out … Continue reading Running is Mental

The Logical Fallacy of Delusional Self-Confidence

*The following blog post is entirely fictional, any resemblance to actual events or characters is completely coincidental, please don’t take offence because I said you might no height at the weekend As most people in, or vaguely involved with athletics will know, this weekend is the British Championships. As usual, this will actually be televised, … Continue reading The Logical Fallacy of Delusional Self-Confidence

How are you?

“Hey, hows it going? “Good, you?” “Yeah good” How many times a day do you have this interaction? It’s an average, beige, mediocre exchange with another human. For just one day pick a new adjective. An easy one to start would be “really, really good” (ok, not strictly a new adjective), better would be “fantastic”, … Continue reading How are you?