Thoughts

Are You Trying Too Hard? (Part Two)

  I recently wrote about the idea that when you stop striving, you maximise performance and enjoyment. If you missed that post, I was training for a mountain bike race (done now, loved it) and I’d been tracking my times. I noticed that when I relaxed more, my times got better. Since then, I diligently […]

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Five Questions To Guide You

Here are five simple questions to keep you on track over the next twelve months: How do I want to spend my time? What do I want to learn? What do I want to achieve? How do I want to be? What’s my theme for the year? This last one is powerful. In many ways […]

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Are You Trying Too Hard?

Do you ever feel like the way to get better results is to try harder? Here’s a story that might give you reason to rethink that approach. I’m training for a mountain bike race right now, putting in the time on the bike, using an app (Strava) to track my times. Last week, I went for […]

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