Author: Nicky Forster

10 Tips to Help you Fall in Love with Running

Author: Nicky Forster

One of the most common reasons people come to me for help is to improve themselves physically, with weight loss and improved fitness being the main targets. When I ask what they like and what they hate about exercise, nearly all of them say that the most hated exercise is burpees, second to the burpee, is running.

My reply . . . . . “well you had better get used to it, because it is one of the best exercises for overall health”

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The Dark Side of the Beautiful Game

Author: Nicky Forster

We are about to enter the arena of the biggest sporting event on earth, the FIFA Football World Cup, where 32 teams will compete over 4 weeks, across 64 matches in the 22nd edition of the tournament, for the coveted World Cup Trophy.

 

A time where men become boys again, reminiscing over past Panini sticker albums whilst pinning up their world cup wall chart with Blu Tac stolen from mums’ Family Planner Calendar, not intended to offend, but I simply don’t remember ever trading player cards with girls in the 80’s, I’m sure that is all changing now, especially after the England woman’s brilliant win at the Euros!

 

A time of excitement, a time where there are 2, sometimes 3, games a day, a time to schedule school, homework, meetings, and social life around so we don’t miss a single game, diligently filling each result in on the walk chart as we go.

 

And the world loves it.

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Find Peace Not Happiness

Author: Nicky Forster

We’re all looking for eternal happiness in our lives, to find that magic formula where every moment is filled with joy. We all know that person who is happy every time we see them, never a time where they seem affected by any sort of negative emotion, the key to life is to find that happiness in everything we do, well I’m sorry to say it . . . . . but it’s total bullshit.

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Why I think Ronaldo is right?

Author: Nicky Forster

For several weeks now the relationship between Manchester United and Cristiano Ronaldo has deteriorated to a point where now, the focus of this ‘off the pitch’ fall out is more talked about more than the ‘on the pitch’ performances.

Almost universally criticised, Ronaldo has been labelled selfish, egotistical, and putting his own needs before that of his club . . . . I agree, (other than him being criticised) and I also believe that he is right to do so.

This . . . . is why?

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Why quietly quitting is cheating yourself more than your employer.

Author: Nicky Forster

Quietly quitting is the latest workplace buzzword, and research suggests that it’s on the rise.

 

But what is it, and why is it being spoken about.

 

Who’s right? Who’s wrong?

 

Perhaps most importantly: is quiet quitting right for you?

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Why Goals Setting is More Than Setting Goals

Author: Nicky Forster

Just take a short break, fire up your iPhone 14 Pro Max and drift off into a little self-indulgent doomscrolling, and before you know it, your watching endless streams of vloggers, celebrity’s and influencers all describing their amazing life, making us feel crap about our own boring existence in the process. Before you know it, the subject of goal setting will be a source of the audible and visual assault on your senses. Tips on how to smash or crush your goals with absolute ease, ordinary people doing extraordinary things with a smile beaming on their faces from ear to ear, usually resulting in us feeling even more crap about our boring existence.

But here’s the thing . . . .  it’s all b@llsh*t !

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Is it time we all had a life or executive coach?

Author: Nicky Forster

Whether you are climbing the corporate ladder or walking the path all your own as an entrepreneur, one fact remains true across the board, we all need a little support from time to time, someone on our side fighting the tough side to life with us.Living your best personal and professional life requires intentional self-reflection and continual personal development.

 

Even at our best, however, we all have blind spots that prevent us from seeing the whole picture

 

So, who do we turn to for unbiased evaluation and expertise? Enter the life coach.

 

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Take Time Out To Do Nothing

Author: Nicky Forster

What is the first thing you pick up before leaving?

I’m guessing for most people it would be a mobile phone.

We all rely heavily on our phones, tablets and other devices, they provide us with infinite information at our fingertips, but, with recent reports of emotional/psychological conditions like NOMO – No Mobile Phone Phobia (No, Its not a joke, this is a real condition) – being reported, is this increasing over reliance preventing us from switching off?

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Set Meaningful Goals. Why? Your Setting Mundane Ones Already

Author: Nicky Forster

As soon as your eyes open in the morning, you must start making decisions.

Hit the snooze button, or get up right away?

Coffee before shower, or shower first?

What should I wear?

Am I going to exercise today, or shall I do it later, or skip it?

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What are your Rules for Life?

Author: Nicky Forster

Many authors have penned their rules for life, a personal code for living a better, happier, more successful life.

These standards and guidelines are meant to improve the quality of your life, regardless of where you are today or where you want to go tomorrow.

They may not be easy to stick to, to form a habit, but they will definitely be worth it.

 

 

 

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