I was delighted to go and talk to a group of seven young people aged between seventeen and twenty one at Dovecot Multi-Cultural Centre. They are currently involved in a ten week program called “Working it Out”. The course helps to increase confidence, motivation and provides assistance in getting young people ready to take the next step into further training or paid employment.
I received an invitation in the post for The Mental Toughness Showcase (Chester, 18th March 2015). I was intrigued – mental toughness, this sounds like something I need to know more about. Its going to be focused more on having a stressful job. But I think there will be knowlegdge and learnings that I'll be able to take away and implement in my motivational talks. Especially around confidence and com...
As I’m no longer going to be doing the Marathon des Sables in April this year. I’m going to be heading down under to spend some time in Melbourne, Australia. This will give me a chance to recharge my batteries and hopefully get some sun! I’m going to be getting a flight out at the end of March or beginning of April and stay for about five or six weeks.
My endurance training throughout January has massively dropped off compared to what I was doing a few months ago! It’s the same story, I’m still exhausted the majority of the time. Progress is being made with the doctor and I do have more blood tests booked in, so fingers crossed, I’ll soon be able to start training properly again.