Tagged writing for fitness

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How to Break Through Fear

Fear is everywhere. In life. In business. In parenting. In the news. In those perfectionist tendencies. In the need to get everything right first time. For me fear is in pitching to editors, my kids getting sick, conversations with banks, driving on motorways in the dark, booking family holidays, doing new stuff in my business…

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Huffington Post Latest: 10 Things Fit People Do to Beat Exercise Excuses

Read the original post here: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/karen-laing/10-things-fit-people-do-to-beat-exercise-excuses_b_9290208.html It’s Tuesday morning. I’ve just negotiated double school and nursery drop off day. I am free. This is my running time of the week. Every Tuesday, when I get ‘the freedom’ I know I’ll go out for my longest run of the week – and I’ll feel amazing. But every…

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My Top 10 Inspirations for 2016

If you are a small business owner or sole trader, you’ll know what I mean by those life changing moments or inspirations. The light bulb moments that happen by listening to a podcast that really speaks to you, reading a book that unlocks the block you are currently up against or attending a course where one little…

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The Guardian: How Your Physical Health Controls Your Mental Success

Mounting scientific evidence supports the link between exercise and cognitive function. Could the power in your muscles be your secret weapon at work? Read the original version of the article first published by The Guardian: Women in Leadership here: http://www.theguardian.com/women-in-leadership/2016/feb/04/how-your-physical-health-controls-your-mental-success Fitness has come a long way since aerobics and legwarmers: it’s no longer just about getting…

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‘The Female Factor’ at FitPro LIVE: Will You Join Me?

12 years ago I attended my first FitPro Convention. I was green to the industry having recently jumped off the corporate ship PwC Consulting in pursuit of happiness and integrity. The convention was held at Loughborough University. I stayed in student lodgings and did the full mix of partying and non-stop exercising until I was…

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Why Awards, Pay Rises and Promotions Don’t Make Me Happy.

Last week I was pondering a fantastic job opportunity. It had presented itself out of the blue via a friend who knew it was up my street. On paper, it was great but the scope scared me. I had one of those dithery weeks. If you’ve ever tried to grow a business whilst mothering two small…

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