Hurdles and Self-Image

Each and every time I see a picture of me going over a hurdle I cringe and have to physically stop my brain from going into absolute overdrive. I see photos of other athletes and I’m like wow they look muscular and lean and insane, then I see my own and see cellulite and rolls […]

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How to be happy…

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking recently about how to be happy. First off, is it possible to create happiness? I’ve always been a firm believer in fate and that everything happens for a reason. Yet at the same time, surely if you want things in life you should work hard and put yourself […]

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Anxiety in Athletics

  Right now I’m sat in bed having the laziest of mornings watching the BUCS Outdoor Athletics Champs happening over in Bedford on Vinco. BUCS was always my favourite competition and one of the things I miss most about being a student. The last few years haven’t exactly panned out the way I wanted in […]

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Anxiety and the Selfie.

Anxiety affects even the most confident and larger-than-life people. It isn’t something confined to the shy and quiet. The pressure that society produces affects everyone, some more than others. Whilst I adore social media, and am very active on my Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter accounts, it’s all just another platform to watch your anxiety manifest in a way which can become fairly dangerous.

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