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the 1%-ers

At the pole studio, we encourage our students to take photos and record videos.We all do the selfie thing; and not just because it's fun to show off a little sometimes to our non-aerial friends, who


You are not your business

Sometimes, my husband Joe is incredibly insightful – despite the fact he insists he mostly has goldfish swimming around in his head.He pointed something out to me yesterday, and it got me thinking.I

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Resistance Is Futile, Or, The War Of Art

Stuck in procrastination hell? Feeling the resistance? Read this… One of the best books I’ve read on how to beat resistance and procrastination is The War Of Art by Steven Pressfield.He’s


This blew my tiny mind

Have you ever read something that, when you think about it later, is obvious – but at the time, it blows your mind?​I've been reading Atomic Habits by James Clear with my book club, Bookaholics


🚆 long train journeys are the best

There's something about trains that makes me grin. ​Not overcrowded misery-filled peak-commuter-punch-up trains, of course, but a long train journey that starts in the early morning is a treat


13 Books That’ll Help You Become A Better Writer

Quick Summary...Two questions get fired at me often:How can I become a better writer?What books do you recommend I read to get better at marketing my business?My answer to the first question is: write.


🐞 we need tiny beetle steps not giant leaps

I've been working on a move on the trapeze for ages. Weeks.I couldn't do it and it was tremendously frustrating – like one of those dreams where you're trying to shout but no sound comes out.Then,


Back in the 80s Without the Shoulder Pads

It's Day 2 with no internet.I feel like I've been transported back to the 1980s but without any of the fun.It's disquieting – and it's annoying to realise how much I rely on being connected to the


How Do You Come Up With All Your Ideas?

Quick Summary...Ever look at those snazzy business owners in your inbox and on the internet and wonder how on earth they come up with all their stories, emails, articles, and podcasts?Wonder no more—you


“I’m the kind of person who…”

It's been a while since I've written a Sunday missive...But I'm back at it because Sundays, for me, are all about working on my habits (as well as chilling out, obviously).Why Sundays?Because on a Sunday,

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