The Imitation Game - Using Heroes To Build Character Mar 25, 2021

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A movie called ‘Hombre’ starring Paul Newman had a huge impact on me as a boy. Newman played a white man  called...

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A Running Tale - ‘You Cannot Hide From Yourself.’ Mar 18, 2021

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I had just run 18 miles into the first part of a 45 mile off road ultra marathon in the Scottish Highlands. It was a tough terrain and this was the second year I had run it.

The event itself...

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The Importance Of Courage Mar 12, 2021

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Of all the physical challenges we pursue, the numerous therapies we attend, the personal development courses we take and the self help books we read; the one thing...

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Imagination - The Most Important Practise of Olympic Athletes And High Performers Mar 04, 2021

Albert Einstein once said that imagination is more important than intelligence. 

Multi Olympian Chris Hoy would most certainly agree with him. I had the pleasure of attending a talk by Chris Hoy several years ago and it was during this talk someone asked him what was one of the most...

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Courage is contagious - The real law of attraction Feb 26, 2021

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Anyone who has read the book or seen the Film ‘The Secret’ will know of its popularity and powerful message.

It is based on the law of attraction, which is that thoughts can directly change a persons life. It teaches that if you see yourself...

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Food and fear - How the food you eat can make you less fearful Feb 19, 2021

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Despite all of the evidence that is clearly telling us the dangers of sugar, it is still widely neglected in the realm of changing mindsets, reducing fear and the development of character.

Your central nervous system which includes the brain and spinal cord, is...

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The United Call To Courage Feb 05, 2021

Fear is almost always rationalised. When people are afraid they rarely admit to it. Instead, they create a facade, a mask with a purpose to say anything but the truth of ‘I’m afraid.’

This is why we have so many problems.

We live in a society where courage has boundaries,...

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Comfort Kills. comfort Jan 06, 2021

We are all seeking a comfortable life. But if we really want a life worth living, there needs to be an element of risk, an active seeking of discomfort. Comfort kills. It kill dreams, it degrades our own story and destroys potential. Worse, it can even take lives. Lives that would rather be...

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