Tag Archive: psychology

Get Motivated Here.

“I can’t be bothered to go to the gym, I’m just not feeling motivated! I’ll go tomorrow.” The above is a familiar refrain, and one that I’m hearing often. So without entering into… Continue reading

Lance Armstrong Nike Advert

No shortcuts.

As much of a cliche as it may sound, it appears that a sub-section of todays society chases materialistic goals. This is through no fault of their own, they’re bombarded with messages throughout… Continue reading

Inspired.

Inspired by film. Inspired by pictures of gyms, by pictures of roads less travelled. Inspired by peoples achievements, by conversations. Inspired by everything around me.

Opinions – from Gym Jones

A number of statements I agree with, and a very good article amongst other very good articles. Yeah, go to your local gym and see what passes for work. Even the people engaged… Continue reading

Why Intelligent People Fail

Interesting read from the book “In Search of the Human Mind” by Robert Sternberg. It lists a series of points on, as you may have gathered from the title, why intelligent people fail.… Continue reading

Woke up.

Woke up, full of energy. Played tennis. Played well. Got home, still had some energy left. Trained. Trained hard. Trained some more. Had breakfast.

How bad do you want it?

What would your perfect day look like?

This is the question that was posed to me recently by a friend training to practice NLP (neuro-lingustic programming). It’s a simple enough question, but one that requires an answer in the kind… Continue reading

Why we do, what we do – Tony Robbins

How David Beats Goliath

You’ve guessed it; through more effort, and harder work. This is an excellent article by the renowned Malcolm Gladwell, on how underdogs win through unusual tactics, higher levels of fitness and above all,… Continue reading

How (and When) To Motivate Yourself

A great article by Peter Bregman on how to maintain motivation and stay committed to a task when you’re in doubt and facing distractions. We waste a lot of time, energy, and focus… Continue reading

Starting, again.

I joined a new gym last year because of a move to a different town. It was one of the brand name gyms, marketing itself as a “health club”, everything to all people.… Continue reading