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Are you facing your shadow side?

Are you facing your shadow side?

When we go to work on ourselves, its important to be open to the road ahead. Normally one would relate 'working on yourself' or 'growing as a person' to getting better, whatever better looks like? Happier, a more fulfilling life, openness and more opportunities. But the road forward its not always as clear cut as we first think. Remembering that we have both a light side and a shadow side. 

Travel Diaries #1: How travel makes you grow - what I learned in China.

Travel Diaries #1: How travel makes you grow - what I learned in China.

Welcome to the first installment of my travel diary. Once a month I'll bring you insights and stories from my life on the road. Lets share the adventure...

China had never been high on my list of places to travel. Not because it is isn't beautiful, it is. Perhaps it was the images and stereotypes I had conjured up in my mind along the way. When I thought of China, I thought of overpopulated, smog-filled cities.

Trust your intuition...a year in my head and not in my skates.

Trust your intuition...a year in my head and not in my skates.

With sport comes the physical training; the greater influence is the mental training.  Commitment, resilience, goal setting, visualisation, day in day out. If your going to the top you need to commit to all of that. But with it also comes flow, ease, enjoyment and most of all something that has dropped into my consciousness in the last few years, intuition. The instinctual feeling and knowingness that so often so many of us choose to ignore. In my mind, this is by far of greatest importance than anything else.