What’s my story?

Over the past two weeks we have been allowed to marvel at the amazing feats of participants at the Olympic Games- very different talents, disciplines and training. But perhaps the biggest revelation has been, that behind their achievements, these superheroes/heroines are ordinary people. They face the same emotional challenges as us earthbound mortals. It has been a wonderful additional facet …

Who are you? How do you identify yourself?

Who are you?  How do you identify yourself?  This is a subject which is a lot more suited to a psychologist than to myself. But I remember having to discuss this in some detail with my sister Julia. Being an elite athlete means dedication, fixity of purpose , focus and sacrifice. It is an all-consuming pursuit.  To get to the …