Keeping Your Resolutions

Keeping Your Resolutions

I usually blog on 1st January about keeping your resolutions. This year I decided to wait a couple of weeks for the first flush of enthusiasm to pass. Mid-January, coming up to blue Monday, is often when #resolutions start to become difficult, so it’s a good time to...
Learning about Motivation from Sport

Learning about Motivation from Sport

I love watching the Olympics and sharing in the emotions of the athletes as they put their years of hard work to the test in events that may only take a few minutes.   In the last few days there has been both joy and despair for Team GB:  despair when Geraint Thomas...
How do you Motivate Yourself?

How do you Motivate Yourself?

I watched the BBC and OU’s The Truth About programme last week about the science behind improving your mental health, with psychologist Tanya Byron and footballer Alex Scott. There were lots of useful practical tips for improving well-being and the thing I found most...