Sport Psychology

A few years ago I looked into doing a Masters in Sport Psychology.  Having seen first hand how positive attitudes and mental toughness pulls people through their workouts, I wanted to learn more and share it with my students. In the September/October issue of...

Note To Loyal Readers

This is just a quick note to tell you why I have been absent. I am in the midst of marking the exams of my English students.  What a priveledge and a huge responsability. I need to give this task my undivided attention however I have a fabulous article that I...

Mom First!

When we meet new people and have to give them a reference to understand who we are and what we do, I often go straight to my profession. “I am a personal trainer and fitness instructor.” These words pop out of my mouth automatically but before I was those...

Congratulations!

One of my students came up to me yesterday to congratulate me.  I looked at her rather perplexed. “You have hit 6000 page views on your blog!”  I laughed because this does not feel like a personal achievement compared to all of the hours I spend...

A Look Back in Time

This time of year is special for Peter and I because we met in the Fall of 1985 while both attending JAC. Two years later, in the Autumn, we decided to get married.  We took this picture hours before we popped the question to each other.  Neither one of us...