My Week: October 6th – 12th

My Week - a bad one

I won’t lie to you, this hasn’t been the greatest week in history. On Tuesday I was involved in a small mountain bike accident and went head first into a brick wall at around 10 mph. Don’t worry, I’m fine, but it did hurt like heck and the headaches are still giving me some grief. […]

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My Week: September 29th – October 5th

Leigh Warf - Chris Skoyles

There’s a popular saying where I come from: ‘Keep going wit yed down.’ Translated from Lancashire slang into, you know, actual English, keep going wit yed down (keep going with your head down) is good advice for most situations. It means that even if you’re surrounded by chaos, being dragged into drama or facing an […]

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My Week: September 22nd – 28th

It’s been a week of hard work and knuckling down on some interesting projects, but there’s still been a lot to enjoy.  Here’s what’s been going on in my life from Saturday, September 15th to Friday, September 21st. 1: What I’ve enjoyed the most this week: Getting stuck into Level 3 counselling training.  This Monday […]

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My Week: September 15th – 21st

It’s been another fun and rewarding week full of challenges and adventures, so let’s get straight to it. Here’s what’s been going on in my life from Saturday, September 15th to Friday, September 21st. 1: What I’ve enjoyed the most this week: Exploring the history and mysteries of the Terracotta Warriors For as long as […]

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My Week: Sept. 8th – 14th

Chris Skoyles - Cycling

It’s been a fun and exciting week with lots going on, so let’s dive into it.  Here’s what’s been going on in my life from Saturday, September 8th to Friday, September 14th. 1: What I’m proud of Setting a new personal best in the 10K I ran the Wigan 10K on Sunday and had a […]

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My Week: Sept. 1st – 7th

Chris Skoyles - Apple Tree

Inspired by things like Tim Ferris’ Five Bullet Friday, I thought it might be a fun idea to start documenting a little recap of my week. Here’s what’s been going on in my life from Saturday, September 1st to Friday, September 7th. 1: What I’ve been doing: Learning CPR On Thursday, I took a basic […]

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Book Review: Unlimited Power – Anthony Robbins

Anthony Robbins - Unlimited Power Book Review

Unlimited Power is the best-selling guide to successful living from life coach, speaker, and all-round superstar Anthony Robbins.  In a style that is at once engaging and insightful, Robbins teaches us how to overcome fears and anxieties, unlock our true potential, and live our best life using simple-yet-effective Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) techniques,  along with breathing techniques, dietary recommendations, […]

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Book Review: Overcoming Low Self-Esteem – Melanie Fennell

Review - Melanie Fennell Overcoming Low Self-Esteem

Overcoming Low Self-Esteem by Melanie is an invaluable, practical guide to changing the negative core beliefs we have about ourselves using the practices and techniques of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). There are two reasons why I picked up this book: Despite significantly improving the way I think about myself (and the way these thoughts influence […]

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