Mind-Matters Podcast Series #4: Judith Hammond


This episode is a conversation with Judith Hammond who I first met in 2013 as we were on the same NLP Trainers course. Judith tals about being abused by her mother physically, mentally, verbally and psychologically/emotionally. Judith explains how this conditioned her through her life and how she coped with this and work place bullying,… Read More

ICARUS Online in the News


At the beginning of the week I was interviewed by a journalist from my local paper the Press and Jornal and talked about the work that me and David Bellamy are doing to help bring change to the military charities sector and also to speed up access to treatment for veterans, uniformed services & their… Read More

What is Mental Strength and Do You Have It?


I’m fairly certain that most people would like to think that they have what it takes to succeed; determination, grit, Mental Strength, resilience. But how do you know for sure? After all you can’t improve what you can’t measure. Until recently Mental Strength (toughness) was generally subjective. We would look at a business person, an athlete, or an… Read More

How We Encode Our Success or Failure with Our Thinking


“You can map out a fight plan or a life plan, but when the action starts, it may not go the way you planned, and you’re down to your reflexes – that means your [preparation:]. That’s where your roadwork shows. If you cheated on that in the dark of the morning, well, you’re going to… Read More

It Takes Perseverance to Conquer Your Mountains


It’s been a personally tough time over the last eighteen months with a huge dip in business due to the impact of the state of the oil and gas industry in the north east of Scotland and the quite significant tsunami of destruction that it sent outwards. It’s been tough particularly recently with injuries, surgery… Read More