Mindset and Magic

Today was my second competition of the indoor season. If I were to maintain last year’s mindset, I would be incredibly disappointed with how I ran today. However, I’m trying this thing in 2018 where I attempt to be a lot more positive and patient with myself. I tend to be super hard on myself […]

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Peaks and Troughs

Admitting you’re struggling is hard. It’s hard when people see you as a strong, sassy person who has come out the other side of the anxiety and the insomnia. Truth is, it comes in peaks and troughs. The peaks are the days or weeks that I feel happy and in control the majority of the […]

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Be like a pineapple…

“Be like a pineapple, stand tall, wear a crown and be sweet on the inside.” I literally love this quote. Recently, along with ‘New Rules’ by Dua Lipa, it’s been something to live by. I’ve got a little card that my mum sent me sat on my sideboard with that quote on it. To me, […]

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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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