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"My Story of Anxiety" by BBC's 'Employable Me' Nicola Golding

"My Story of Anxiety" by BBC's 'Employable Me' Nicola Golding

Hello everyone, I'm Nicola Golding, a disability and mental health blogger and vlogger. You might have recently seen me taking part in BBC Two's second series of Employable Me, raising awareness about the issues disabled people face finding employment.

Vitamin D; There Aint No Sunshine When It's Gone!

Vitamin D; There Aint No Sunshine When It's Gone!

At TLA we're big on healthy eating not just to stay fit and feel like the best version of ourselves but also because eating healthy and exercising helps us to perform at our best mentally. Personally, I haven't been a big user of vitamin and mineral supplements before  - half because I don't like swallowing tablets and half because I didn't quite believe they would work. 

What Makes a Superhero?

What Makes a Superhero?

As always, we've been working on some fantastic and groundbreaking products to offer all around the world.

Right now, we can't tell you too much but we can tell you that our new product line is taking a superhero stance. Well...why not?

So the question is...why superheroes...what's the story and what's the fixation?

 

Know When to Walk Away

Know When to Walk Away
We are constantly told that more is better - the best is better...better is better. More money, more responsibility, more respect, more interviews....

5am Club; 60 Second Performance

5am Club; 60 Second Performance

Video; 60 Second Performance

There's a lot of talk about the 5am Club - which, yes means getting up at 5am! But it isn't to work - people use the time to meditate, exercise, breathe, plan and learn. Check out our video on the 5am Club to learn more about what it's all about.

Bad Days; 60 Second Performance

Bad Days; 60 Second Performance

Video; 60 Second Performance

How to deal with the bad as well as the good is such a huge part of everything we need to do and a fundamental part of performance coaching. We can't have good times and good days all the time and a key skill is learning how to deal with negative emotions and to keep pushing forwards.

Getting Focused; 60 Second Performance

Getting Focused; 60 Second Performance

Video; 60 Second Performance

Focus is such a huge part of everything we need to do and a fundamental part of performance coaching. Without focus, either we can't do what we have to do/want to or it will take 10 times longer. For athletes, it's one of the main skills they need to learn and apply every day of the week. 

The Edge; 60 Second Performance

The Edge; 60 Second Performance

Check out our new video series '60 Second Performance'!

So a lot of people talk about having the edge in sports, entrepreneurship, music, business...you name it. Although, what does 'the edge' actually mean?!

How can performance coaching help give us that extra special something?

How Performance Coaching Helps Professionals

How Performance Coaching Helps Professionals

In the world of working for someone else, it's true that anything can happen. Sometimes there can be opportunities and we can feel on top of the world. Other times, it seems like a never ending hamster wheel that you just can't get off.

We work with professionals to not only make them more effective and productive in their roles and future positions but also to identify their passions and increase creativity...leading to work that they are truly interested in pursuing. 

How Performance Coaching Helps Musicians

How Performance Coaching Helps Musicians

For musicians, from those trying to make it every day to those who are highly successful, the journey can be very difficult. Even when musicians make it to the top, their own personal struggles and creative challenges faced can have serious effects on their mental and physical health. 

How to Work Smarter - A 5 Step Guide

How to Work Smarter - A 5 Step Guide

So we know that you work hard. You may work incredibly hard. But I'm sure you know that unless you have a huge team of people to help you with absolutely everything, that to do list and endless list of projects doesn't get any smaller.

Athletes are constantly busy and before securing sponsorship deals, many will have part time jobs to fund their training and competitions.

How Performance Coaching Helps Entrepreneurs

How Performance Coaching Helps Entrepreneurs

Performance coaching helps entrepreneurs to develop and maintain a positive attitude, maintain high levels of self motivation, use innovative thinking, set far stretching goals and reach them step by step, deal effectively with people, use effective self-talk and mental imagery and much much more.