let the fires burn inside

let the fires burn inside

a scary thing happens when you start listening to your heart, many scary things in fact. you start finding yourself in places you never imagined, starting finding yourself outside of the comfort zone. you start finding yourself looking back and wondering “how on earth did i get HERE?” it is all so very confusing. you […]

look deep into your own heart

look deep into your own heart

“if we could look into each other’s hearts, and understand the unique challenge each of use faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance and care” ~ Marvin J Ashton powerful words in that quote, words that many would probably agree with, yet words that largely go […]

soulful expression

soulful expression

“Dance your Soulful path / and you shall know the magic / of your mind & heart / and all the beauty laughing / to fill your rising self.” ― Jay Woodman it is interesting how slowly and surely, I find myself drawn and pushed towards the very place I knew I was heading, yet somehow resisted. […]

what do you think you can do for me?

what do you think you can do for me?

“give a man a fish, and you feed him for one day, teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime” ~ anne isabella ritchie ~ the title of this post is the theme of a message I received from a prospective mentoring client, who also went on to say: “I want to […]

time for a reboot

time for a reboot

I knew it would happen, that the finish line in Brisbane would actually be yet another start line. it’s how it works, how it has always worked ever since that first marathon; each milestone marking the end of a chapter and the start of a new one, an ongoing process, a never-ending journey. but somehow […]

under starters orders

under starters orders

so here’s a phrase that I would never have imagined myself saying; I can’t wait to get back to a proper running training routine! there’s two components to that statement, firstly after 4 months of having a highly structured and extremely focused daily routine, I am starting to feel a bit lost without having a […]

the ex fat guy is back!

the ex fat guy is back!

well it has been a while, my focus was (understandably) on “hearts across australia”, but now that little adventure is over it is time to get some structure and routine back in place, launch some new initiatives, and reclaim the “no more mr fat guy” blog as my personal training journal and place to say […]