3 Peaks Challenge

On the 21st-22nd July 2018, we were part of a 16 person team to attempt the 3 peaks challenge; walking up and down the highest mountain in Scotland (Ben Nevis- 1,345m), England (Scafell Pike- 978m) and Wales (Snowdon- 1085m) within 24 hours. We originally just set out to do this as a challenge for ourselves … Continue reading 3 Peaks Challenge

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Happy guide- review and book give away

We are lucky enough to have been asked to read Michael Kinnaird's short e-book and give away a few copies. If you would like to find a bit more happiness and health in your life read on to find out how you could receive a copy of this book!! 6 simple changes for health and … Continue reading Happy guide- review and book give away

We are a “we” not an “I”

We all have a personality. Some of us are introverts, some are extroverts. Some are talkative and domineering, some are quiet and blend into the background. Some people make good leaders, some were born to follow. Some of us are stubborn or loyal or creative or mischievous or wise or caring. So I guess we … Continue reading We are a “we” not an “I”

Eat as much as you want when you want

Let's start with this... "diets" do not work. This is not fact (although I'm sure there is evidence showing this) but in the long run, a fad diet doesn't work. There are lots of reasons for this that I'm sure you would have heard before. The one reason I will focus on is the human … Continue reading Eat as much as you want when you want

Goals are for losers

The big issue in setting goals is that we are always failing until we reach the goal. We sometimes never achieve our goals, therefore, we are a constant failure! But wait... isn't failing a good thing?  Aren't goals important to set so we know where we need to go? In fact, I have written about the … Continue reading Goals are for losers

Happiness leads to success- not the other way around

I find that I go through a bit of "slump" every now and then and there seems to be no real reason for it. I used to find that I'd give it some time and eventually I'd snap out of it and crack on doing what I'm doing. Without the English weather and winter blues … Continue reading Happiness leads to success- not the other way around

Will the earth run out of fresh water?

Yes! If humans keep doing what we're doing. Peak Prosperity This is something that I read about a few of years ago in a book by Chris Martenson called Peak Prosperity. I didn't really think about it at the time because the book had a lot of other big messages throughout it and I was … Continue reading Will the earth run out of fresh water?

Part II the kaizen way- 3 more steps for big changes

Following on from the last post (click here to read it) there are another 3 small steps that Robert Maurer describes in his book One Small Step Can Change Your Life- The Kaizen Way. 4. Solve Small Problems When we stop and notice those small daily annoyances, making the corrections early can avoid much more painful remedies … Continue reading Part II the kaizen way- 3 more steps for big changes

3 Small steps to make big changes- The Kaizen Way

Innovation is happening all around us. Within the next few decades, we will all be using artificial intelligence as much as we currently use our phones and there will be human beings on Mars. With so much change it is easy to feel overwhelmed and want to hold onto the status quo. However, innovation doesn't … Continue reading 3 Small steps to make big changes- The Kaizen Way

5 barriers to forming good habits

1. Yoga is for flexible girls I'm not a girl and I have never been flexible. I remember doing the sit and reach test at school and not even getting a score. I found it funny at the time and I remember my PE teacher saying "You're just not flexible, like me". So I believed … Continue reading 5 barriers to forming good habits