I have probably mentioned this before, but it needs another mention: “Walking a marathon is better than sprinting half way” – Michael Tawiah Yes, I put my own quote in here because I honestly believe it has so much importance. It does not matter how fast you’re working to your goal if you’re not going to reach it. However, our want to see instant results encourages us to give it too much too soon. The issue with going all in straight away is that it is powered by motivation – a limited source. This motivation temporarily … Continue reading How To Achieve Your Goals
So I just got dinner for 2 homeless men today… and I’m going to tell you about it – and no, it’s not a tale about how amazing and kind and good willed they are, nor is it how they’re full on flat alcoholics… So let’s begin. I came out of the office late around 10pm, and this guy came up to me and asked if I could spare then a few pennies so they could get some food. I was going to Tesco anyway so I told them to come along and I’ll get them something. There … Continue reading What I Learnt From Homeless People
So many people try and fail to lose weight. Technically it is such a simple thing to do – eat less… However, so many people end up being unsuccessful. Sure, using the wrong methods or going about it the wrong way can hinder progress, however, I believe there is a more fundamental reason. You do not have a big enough ‘why’. Why do you really want to lose weight? Why do you want to go for runs or lift weights? A lot of the time ‘to get more fit’ is not a strong enough ‘why’ – … Continue reading Why Am I Not Losing Weight?
Sacrifice – the scariest thing in the world. How much enjoyment do you really get out of scrolling through Facebook or Instagram? I mean we get a little smirk or chuckle here and there, but is there really any profound inner feeling of satisfaction? No. Imagine just how good it would feel to work hard at a goal (weight loss, building a business) for years and see it finally pay off. I have experienced it with weight loss and strength-related goals, and the feeling is honestly truly incredible. So why would we rather procrastinate than sacrifice this … Continue reading How To Sacrifice