Life Lessons

The Unrecognised Option

I've been delivered the biggest blow of my swimming career. After a long 4 years of swimming up and down that black line, I finished 9th at the Olympic Trials and missed the final (a final which I finished in 3rd last year), hence ending my Rio Olympic Dream. It's thrown me into this chasm… Continue reading The Unrecognised Option

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Life Lessons

The Relationship between Happiness and Success

Olympic Trials is fast approaching. Training winds down. Energy levels exceed normal levels. Your body starts to feel stronger. With all these reactions unfolding, there is time for thought. My mind normally would be racing through all the possibilities that could occur. But for now and for this week, I’ve started to question again who… Continue reading The Relationship between Happiness and Success

Life Lessons

The Most Underrated Word of the 21st Century

I failed my driving test today for the second time. It doesn’t matter how, but it got me thinking that maybe it happened for a reason. Maybe, it finally got me to start this blog - and so it has. As I was driving back after the test, I remember thinking, “I’m a failure”, “I’ve… Continue reading The Most Underrated Word of the 21st Century