How’s your Being going?!

How are you at Being? Sometimes I’m great…sometimes I suck. That’s the nature of growth though right?! So – Being. Sounds simple and it is. BUT. When we are so focused on the other two components – doing and having, sometimes this vital component falls by the wayside. It falls by the wayside in a […]

How to have what you want in life!

What if you could be the person you want to be? Take the action you want to take? Have the things you want to have? Over the coming weeks, I’m going to break down these concepts because they are at the very heart of what I do. I strongly believe in this concept and these […]

Take Action Today For Your Future Self

Your future self will thank you for the action you take today! So think of her when your present self is dragging her feet! This is one wee mindset trick I use to help me take actions today that I might not feel like taking!  As with all the things I suggest it comes from […]

Time to hop off the hamster wheel?

BE(ing)  Let’s break this sh*t down – what is Be(ing) all about? There are two components to being that I want to discuss. Holding the thoughts, beliefs and intentions that your best future self would have after she has achieved her goals – NOW. 2. Being – in the space that you allow in your […]

Doing from a place of abundance

Flowing to a 4th place finish

I read the post of a well-known sportsperson recently telling me to do more hard things and I felt exhausted at the end! I don’t want to do more, push harder, grind. My God! Why are we doing this to ourselves? What is wrong with wanting joy, connection, peace and adventure? In a world obsessed […]

Who are you?

Send me a DM if you’d like to answer this one or drop a comment below. I’m curious, what is your purpose? What do you value? How are you living your dreams? Do you know? It’s ok if you don’t. In the general busy-ness of life, being Mum’s (to our babies of the two and […]

Queen of getting sh*t done?

George Sound Track Fiordland

Getting shi*t done!!! Where’s my ladies at here for the ‘doing’?! You know who you are, you’re the ‘tell me what to do, and I’ll do it!’ type. SAME! I’m fricken awesome at doing – and it’s great – I have achieved A LOT, and I’m really proud of that. I did get tripped up […]

How’s your reality working for you?

I’m really interested in how we create our realities, it is fundamental to what I do with my clients and the way I live my life – because my life is my work – and my work is my life. This is central to our being – the way we create our reality. Because we […]

What if you could change your life overnight? Seriously, overnight? With just a change in thinking. While it might sound far-fetched it’s true…so stay with me to find out how. But first, the two components: Your beliefs about yourself, others and the world are a lens through which you filter EVERYTHING, seriously, everything!   Why do […]

Everyone is struggling with mindset issues of some sort (that’s their thoughts and beliefs). Don’t believe the highlight reels on IG – seriously you are not alone, people just don’t talk about it. Your mindset (thoughts and beliefs) is everything when it comes to success and achieving your goals.  Here are 4 steps to BREAKTHROUGH […]

Yes! You can change your mindset

Yes, you can change your mindset (thoughts and beliefs) and in doing so achieve your goals.  Here’s the simple three-step process: #1. Awareness.  You have to know what your mindset is first before you can change it.  What stories are running in your head, what beliefs are lurking below the surface, what thoughts are playing […]

What is mindset?

You’ve heard the word on your favourite podcasts, it’s a hot topic and a buzzword – I should know it’s in the title of my Bio! But what does it mean and why should you care? Put simply your mindset is the collection of thoughts and beliefs you have – sounds innocuous enough. The power […]

Planning to quit.

In my head, it went something like this….Like something out of transformers the truck rose up like the worst Decepticon, ‘there’s only room for one of us on this road, Tanya, and I’m a hell of a lot bigger than you are!’ (cue, maniacal laugh). So I made a plan to quit, and with that […]

Take a load off your willpower

Single cone mountaineering summit

Your willpower is finite. Set yourself up for success by using it wisely. No greater have I noticed this truth than when mountaineering.  Pushing so far beyond my comfort zone, that I simply don’t have anything left to push further.   This happened when we climbed Single Cone over winter.  I pushed through the crux, tackling […]

Personal Development – How-to Guide

Woman running in the mountains

Personal development, self-improvement – once seen as something only for those with problems, now an acknowledged pathway to success. I mean how can you live your best life without direction? I have always been intrigued by personal development literature.  I am highly driven to understand people and why we do what we do.  It was […]

Ask a different question

Tanya Bottomley Ultra Runner

Sometimes, I just need to look at situations a little differently, particularly when I’m in a rut, frustrated or annoyed. Sometimes I just need to give myself a little pep-talk and ask myself a question to help get a different perspective! Reframing is a process where you can change the way you look at something, […]

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