The Power of Taking The First Step.

The Power of Taking The First Step.

At the end of a long and busy day, or whenever I feel a need to de-stress and calm my mind, my number one go-to activity is to go for a long run. I’m not what you would call a natural born runner by any stretch, but I love to get out and run regardless. 

How I Bring Consistency and Enjoyment to Morning Workouts.

How I Bring Consistency and Enjoyment to Morning Workouts.

For a long stretch of time the closest I would ever get to a gym in the early hours of the morning was if I happened to have a dream about one.

I reserved my time there almost exclusively for the PM hours but was somewhat aware of the potential benefits that awaited on the other side of the fence in the morning hours.

Our Greatest Fear Can Be Our Most Powerful Asset.

Our Greatest Fear Can Be Our Most Powerful Asset.

‘The task of art is to state in aesthetic creation the deepest psychic and personal experiences of a human being so as to enable those experiences to be intelligible and generally recognised within the total framework of an ideal world.’ 

Long Term Player Welfare The Most Important Question To Be Answered.

Long Term Player Welfare The Most Important Question To Be Answered.

In the wake of the wave of support Greg Inglis has received over the past week for seeking professional help for depression, the focus should now turn to what exactly the NRL and South Sydney Rabbitohs aim to do for Greg when he retires from the only profession he has had since making his NRL debut as an 18 year-old in 2005.

Creating mutual understanding: the Simple link to improving Mental Wellbeing.

Creating mutual understanding: the Simple link to improving Mental Wellbeing.

A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association published last month has found that lay health care workers seated at wooden ‘friendship benches’ who actively listened and offered problem solving techniques to people with common mental health disorders had a significant effect on improving the symptoms of mood disorders like depression and anxiety

Workplace wellbeing not just a matter of awareness anymore.

Workplace wellbeing not just a matter of awareness anymore.

“One of the great truisms in business,” says a friend of mine, a former high-flying lawyer who claims throughout his colourful career to have shared board rooms with the likes of Kerry Packer and Rupert Murdoch, “Is that people will almost never do anything when they fear they could be fired.” 

“Fear is the great controller of progress.” He says.

NRL decision to ease pressures on young footballers will save lives.

NRL decision to ease pressures on young footballers will save lives.

I sat in awe on the sideline, shaking my head and watching the Bulldogs supporters erupt as the unknown prodigy Ben Barba zipped through the Parramatta Eels defence like a magician on his way to the try line.

“He’s a freak!” roared Garry Carden, the notoriously old-school Bulldogs trainer responsible for physically preparing the likes of Johnathan Thurston, Josh Jackson and Sonny Bill Williams.

America in the hands of a team of rivals.

America in the hands of a team of rivals.

Well, after more than 18 months of relentless hoopla the election race has finally been run, Trump triumphed against all expectations and the world continues to turn­, if ever so precariously.

As the fallout continues from this most unexpected of political victories it is becoming much clearer now - thanks in part to social media and Wikileaks-