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Yeah, I feel like Maccas too

Posted by Aimee Phillips on  April 9, 2020

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Welcome to a blog on some of the annoying things being in lockdown and having your life turned upside down means. Ok, I understand that our problems are little in the grand scheme of things (but they are still problems) no matter how big or small we like to coerce ourselves into thinking or saying during this Level 3 lockdown. Lovely buggers in New Zealand on Level 4. However, I have to admit I have

10 Ways to Deal with the Boring Times Ahead

Posted by Aimee Phillips on  March 25, 2020

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Stuck in Quarantine? Home detention? Yes, I understand that we are the lucky few to have the option to be safe, more than hundreds of thousands in the world. We are lucky, we can work from home, we have paid holidays, or we just are scrambling to find ways to survive (like me) I may add to make yourself feel better; we have time. And now more than ever we have time alone. Being a
Starting this post I am feeling an uneasy feeling, firstly because I know that getting inside of the brain of a high performance athlete is dangerous; secondly because every person is different, my experiences, my thoughts and my belief system is true to me and is to be taken solely from a personal view and not to be interpreted as the only way that an athlete’s brain works (you are all educated people so you
In an interesting build up, I decided to stay in Wales. Within a week of accepting to stay in Wales for the campaign, I had an offer to go to Spain. It is funny that when it rains it pours and in an opportunity retrospect, you may have little or no opportunities and then many at the same time. Murphy’s Law. “Being in limbo is one of the most annoying positions to be in, but

Next Stop: Wales

Posted by aimzphillips on  August 1, 2019

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After my stint in Serbia I traveled to Wales. Some of my best memories to date are the days that I spent in Wales. The people, the people, the people what beautiful, caring souls. And how did I get here? They say the world is small after this experience I really believe it. Thanks to 2 of my good friends who I met during my time in Auckland, they organised this move for me sweetly.