Living in fear of tomorrow

“I believe I’m going to get sick and when it happens, it can’t be my fault.” These words tumbled out of me two weeks ago during a session with my coach. Out came memories of my dad having a heart attack, aged 40, and all his many attempts to quit smoking. Out came the memory…

What is under the water?

Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your two ears. Laird Hamilton Listen to the podcast episode here. You’re in a jungle. You’re up to your waist in murky water, wading barefoot, stepping carefully from one sharp or slippery surface to the next. Working out where to place your feet is tricky and the…

Day 3: Unintended Consequences or something more?

I have spent so many years berating myself for drinking that I didn’t register the role alcohol played in the ebb and flow of my motivation. Every day, I would wake up feeling a bit sluggish and “morning me” would need to prove to myself that I was a high performer, someone who can achieve…