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...
St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day

It was St Patrick’s Day yesterday and I almost wished I was Irish (I am Welsh).  Being Irish yesterday would have cheered up a boring Wednesday for me – I could have put on green clothes, worn a shamrock, played some Irish music, cooked an Irish meal……basically, a...
The Inner Game

The Inner Game

I’m treating myself this week to an hour off every afternoon to watch the BBC highlights of the Australian Open Tennis tournament.  I admire the amazing shots and tactics as each player battles to outwit and outplay their opponent.  What I find most fascinating is the...