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, […]