My honours year was a turning point for how I thought about the prospects of being an academic. Up until that point
To finish this series of lessons I have learnt, I want to turn to my working life. I have worked from an
Victoria University was my home away from home between 1991 and 2000. I returned to the education system following a gap year
Wellington College was a completely fresh start. My friends went to St Patrick's in Kilbirnie, and it felt like I was entering
Intermediate school, the four years before one goes to college, was a formidable time of growth for me. Even though the bus
As a pracademic, it would be fair to say that I’m passionate about education. Human beings learn and adapt to their environment
We are now up to 2020 in my sporting reflections, and the only sport I’m currently involved in is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ).
You can do all the training in the world on bags, but this does not translate to being able to throw a punch when you need to, nor, more importantly, keep your cool when being rained down on with punches.
One sport has continually come and gone as one of my favourite pastimes throughout the last thirty years. I started judo at 14 years old, encouraged by my good friend Jon Wood. Joining was a no brainer for me.
Like all my sporting endeavours, bodybuilding taught many lessons. These lessons have application well beyond bodybuilding and have focussed my business life as a psychologist, coach, and business owner.