December 31, 2017

At the start of 2017 after feedback from the Tough Girl Tribe. I started 7 Women - 7 Challenges.

Throughout the year I have been interviewing 7 women to follow them on their journey of going after their own personal challenges.

What a journey it has been! There have been high points (a new baby!), low points (trying to raise £21K), focus, dedication, commitment, success and failure. New skills have been...

December 30, 2017

I started Tough Girl Challenges in 2014 to motivate women and girls and increase the amount of women in the media. I’ve interviewed inspirational women around the world from runners, adventurers, to ordinary women and it’s been a fantastic experience.

I wanted to take a bit of time to reflect on the year 2017 and what’s next for me and Tough Girl Challenges. I have a number of questions to help me do t...

December 30, 2017

2017! What a year it's been!!

So much has been achieved... but where has the time gone?

The weeks have disappeared and flown by!

I for one am so excited to be able to look back on the year and see what I've learned on this journey! 

My 7 goals for 2017

  1. Aiming to hit 500,000 downloads of the Tough Girl Podcast 

  2. Learning French - Signing up to Dulolingo & starting a french course

  3. Donating my...

December 28, 2017

Suzy Favor Hamilton is a 3X Olympic Runner, Best-Selling Author of Fast Girl: A Life Spent Running From Madness, and mental health advocate. Her unique story comes from striving for perfection to falling into destruction and coming out on the other side. From her many heart-wrenching, powerful experiences, Suzy shares life lessons of living an imperfect life and advocating for mental health.

1. Eating...

December 26, 2017

Megan has spent time working and living with native communities all around the world, from the San bushmen in Africa to the Sami reindeer herders in the Arctic to the Iban jungle dwellers in Borneo and many more.

Most of her expeditions involve working closely with native peoples and she always aims to support local communities where possible.

Megan’s primal drive to travel and explore means she can oft...

December 20, 2017

Born without legs and put up for adoption, Jen Bricker was given one simple rule: Never say can’t. Jen has lived her life by those words becoming an accomplished acrobat and aerialist. She’s travelled the world on tour with Britney Spears and headlined at the prestigious Palazzo hotel in Las Vegas, New York’s Lincoln Center and the Shangri La Hotel in Dubai.

In 2016, Jen published her New York Times Be...

December 19, 2017

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Listen to Yesterday!

Show notes

  • New episode of the tough girl podcast goes live

  • Laura Kennington her journey in Russia

  • Getting my life in order

  • Essay writing going well

  • Getting the family back together

  • Final interview for 7 women - 7 challenges!

  • Working at Royal Ascot next year!

  • Scam??

  • I’m not excited about it….

  • Needing a challenge in 2018..

  • ...

December 19, 2017

Laura is a British adventure athlete with a passion for the endurance capability of the human body.  A strong believer in the positive impact that adventure and sport can have on children and adults alike, Laura uses her human powered journeys as a platform to inspire and encourage others to get outside.

Previous adventures include solo kayaking in Russia, solo cycling the world's longest coastal route...

December 18, 2017

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Show notes

  • Feeling so lucky

  • Santa’s grotto!

  • Being alone at Christmas…

  • Making Christmas special for you

  • There is no right or wrong way to do Christmas

  • FB Posts… So many!!!

  • So much happening in the Tribe

  • Taking time off social media - 26th December to 15th January

  • Feeling so in control of what I need to do 

  • Final push towards the end of the year


December 17, 2017

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Show notes

  • I didn’t get dressed and didn’t leave my bed!

  • So close to finished the final edit for 7 women - 7 challenges - COMING 31st Dec

  • Reflections for 2017 recorded and uploaded ready for the 30th Dec

  • You’ll be in the loop!

  • Have I discussed my plans for 2018!!

  • Buddies…… Tribees!!! (So excited by this!!)

  • Wanting the tribe to be ready for Jan 1st

  • So muc...

December 15, 2017

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Show notes

  • 5.45am alarm…

  • Horrendous driving

  • Saved £3!

  • Presentation time!

  • Essay questions

  • Chocolate oranges!!

  • Socks!!

  • Final week of the first term!

  • Planning for 2018

  • Out for dinner!

  • 2 years since I saw people

  • You can’t do everything you want to do

  • Friendships being sacrificed

  • The end of the Tough Girl Podcast...

  • Become a...

December 14, 2017

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Show notes

  • Gym time.. so weak…

  • Gender Essay… Gender - RW Connell

  • Phone calls… 7 women - 7 challenges

  • Presentation tomorrow…

  • Losing a friend..

  • Being focused when you go after your goals

  • I’m doing the best I can do

  • I can’t give anymore

  • I’m off from the 25th December…

  • Getting things ticked off

  • Presentation tomorrow

  • Patreon  - no changes!...

December 13, 2017

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