Finishing Badly…

It’s been the Cheshire Country Swimming Championships 2024 over the last 3 weekends. As the oldest competitor, I was just happy to qualify and race. What I didn’t expect was…

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Ask Yourself This Question

There’s a lot of fear infiltrating our lives right now. From energy bills, government decisions, Putin, the recession. It’s very easy to get swept up in it all. The one…

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A Fear Worse Than Death

In 2017, Alex Honnold did what even the world’s best rock climbers thought was impossible. He climbed to the top of EI Captain, a granite rock mountain more than 3,000…

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The Two Arrows of Suffering

There are two elements to fear: Fear of an emotion Fear of the fear itself Most of the challenges we face in life and our careers are a result of…

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Guising

  The etymology of the word guise comes from the mid-14c “conceal or cover up the original character by a counterfeit form or appearance.”Scottish children traditionally donned consumes and pretended…

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