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#Motivation

# motivation - Monday 21 June, 2021

'I do everything I can to provide for my family and put them first' - Aki
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From The42
# Motivation

'I do everything I can to provide for my family and put them first' - Aki

Jun 21st 2021, 10:00 PM 10,499 Views 8 Comments

The Connacht and Ireland centre is hoping to make an impression this Saturday against Japan.

# motivation - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Marcus Rashford relishes challenge of reeling in Manchester United’s rivals
# Motivation
From The42
# Motivation

Marcus Rashford relishes challenge of reeling in Manchester United’s rivals

Sep 10th 2020, 7:45 AM 3,922 Views 1 Comment

The Red Devils mounted a late charge to finish third at the end of the last campaign.

# motivation - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Captain Duffy eager to give Richard Keogh something to celebrate after latest Danish clash
# Motivation
From The42
# Motivation

Captain Duffy eager to give Richard Keogh something to celebrate after latest Danish clash

Nov 17th 2019, 1:03 PM 6,734 Views 2 Comments

The Brighton defender will lead Ireland out for the first time in tomorrow’s effective play-off at the Aviva Stadium.

# motivation - Friday 18 October, 2019

'I had my first child when I was 14': Villa striker motivated by rejection and becoming a father
# Motivation
From The42
# Motivation

'I had my first child when I was 14': Villa striker motivated by rejection and becoming a father

Oct 18th 2019, 7:16 PM 13,452 Views 8 Comments

Wesley was turned down by Atletico and two French clubs, but the support of his mother got him through.

# motivation - Saturday 25 May, 2019

'We don't want to be a dejected dressing room again, especially so soon after'
# Pro14 Final
From The42
# Pro14 Final

'We don't want to be a dejected dressing room again, especially so soon after'

May 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 10,667 Views 15 Comments

Tadhg Furlong and Leinster have one final shot at glory for the season at Celtic Park this evening.

# motivation - Saturday 28 July, 2018

'I don't take losing badly but for a month or two, I was still really cut up about it. That's not me'
# Come Back Stronger
From The42
# Come Back Stronger

'I don't take losing badly but for a month or two, I was still really cut up about it. That's not me'

Jul 28th 2018, 7:30 AM 6,346 Views 0 Comments

Donegal’s Aoife McDonnell is hoping to make amends in the TG4 All-Ireland senior championship this year.

# motivation - Sunday 1 July, 2018

How to have a great life: 'We rarely give thought to the legacy we’re creating'
# Column
# Column

How to have a great life: 'We rarely give thought to the legacy we’re creating'

Jul 1st 2018, 3:00 PM 23,418 Views 30 Comments

It’s purpose, more than pounds in your pocket, that brings the greatest life satisfaction, writes Paul McGee.

# motivation - Monday 21 May, 2018

'Everyone wants to be Isa... he's a god amongst men' - James Lowe
# The Boss
From The42
# The Boss

'Everyone wants to be Isa... he's a god amongst men' - James Lowe

May 21st 2018, 8:09 AM 25,124 Views 21 Comments

Leinster want to send their captain off in style with another trophy this weekend.

# motivation - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Shock Longford defeat still fuelling McManus and Monaghan
# Scarred
From The42
# Scarred

Shock Longford defeat still fuelling McManus and Monaghan

Jun 22nd 2017, 6:15 AM 5,066 Views 1 Comment

A surprise summer exit has not been forgotten by the Farney men as they head into an Ulster semi-final against Down.

# motivation - Saturday 13 May, 2017

'Now's the best time to start a company because everyone else is scared s**tless'
# Startups
# Startups

'Now's the best time to start a company because everyone else is scared s**tless'

May 13th 2017, 6:00 PM 11,114 Views 6 Comments

Irish founder Dylan Collins thinks Brexit will be a godsend for any entrepreneur with guts.

# motivation - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Live A Better Life tips: How to spend less time on your phone
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Live A Better Life tips: How to spend less time on your phone

Apr 22nd 2017, 9:55 AM 9,496 Views 3 Comments

We have some real-life tips and tricks here for you.

# motivation - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Column: 'I've discovered the joy of doing a fitness activity with others'
# Fitness
# Fitness

Column: 'I've discovered the joy of doing a fitness activity with others'

Apr 9th 2017, 3:00 PM 297 Views 5 Comments

There is no ideal image that you must measure up to in order to become involved in fitness, writes Christine Allen.

# motivation - Sunday 26 March, 2017

'We may never understand why he did this': Police struggling in search for Masood's motive
# Westminster Attack
# Westminster Attack

'We may never understand why he did this': Police struggling in search for Masood's motive

Mar 26th 2017, 9:39 AM 12,104 Views 30 Comments

All but one of the 11 people arrested have been released.

# motivation - Thursday 9 March, 2017

'We've already been stung once by going in a bit undercooked' - Schmidt
# Mental Game
From The42
# Mental Game

'We've already been stung once by going in a bit undercooked' - Schmidt

Mar 9th 2017, 7:30 AM 5,484 Views 3 Comments

An emotional, frenetic occasion awaits Ireland in Cardiff tomorrow night.

# motivation - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

'Looking at the Mairead I was on assessment day breaks my heart. I don’t recognise her now'
# Column
# Column

'Looking at the Mairead I was on assessment day breaks my heart. I don’t recognise her now'

Feb 22nd 2017, 8:00 PM 288 Views 8 Comments

Life after Operation Transformation is already filling up with fun and exciting challenges, writes Mairead Redmond.

# motivation - Friday 10 February, 2017

How to (better) motivate yourself to exercise
# Column
From The42
# Column

How to (better) motivate yourself to exercise

Feb 10th 2017, 7:50 AM 4,524 Views 4 Comments

‘I am going to help you piece together your very own motivation puzzle,’ writes life coach Sarah Doyle.

# motivation - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Operation Transformation diary: 'I'm disheartened that I've only lost a pound but I'm going to accept it'
# Column
# Column

Operation Transformation diary: 'I'm disheartened that I've only lost a pound but I'm going to accept it'

Jan 18th 2017, 8:00 PM 608 Views 54 Comments

Planning your meals in advance and doing your weekly shop on Sundays are my two secrets to successful weight loss, writes Lucy Dillon.

# motivation - Monday 12 December, 2016

"I had that saved on my phone:" Briege Corkery used Cora Staunton's words for motivation
# Motivation
From The42
# Motivation

"I had that saved on my phone:" Briege Corkery used Cora Staunton's words for motivation

Dec 12th 2016, 4:51 PM 10,014 Views 7 Comments

There were doubts about Cork’s ability to survive without Éamonn Ryan and Valerie Mulcahy.

# motivation - Friday 18 November, 2016

'We have spoken about it' - All Blacks motivated by honouring Lomu
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

'We have spoken about it' - All Blacks motivated by honouring Lomu

Nov 18th 2016, 4:44 PM 4,796 Views 2 Comments

The legendary wing died a year ago today.

# motivation - Sunday 30 October, 2016

'The fact they took the title off us last May added spice to it and gassed the flames'
# Motivation
From The42
# Motivation

'The fact they took the title off us last May added spice to it and gassed the flames'

Oct 30th 2016, 8:44 PM 6,401 Views 24 Comments

Dan Leavy admits Leinster were out for vengeance in last night’s Pro12 interpro.

# motivation - Friday 24 June, 2016

30 burned during Tony Robbins 'conquer your fears' fire walk
# Dallas
# Dallas

30 burned during Tony Robbins 'conquer your fears' fire walk

Jun 24th 2016, 9:42 PM 42,194 Views 45 Comments

One man suffered second-degree burns on both feet.

# motivation - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Lam heeds '91 Samoan lesson as Connacht prepare for first-ever final
# Motivation
From The42
# Motivation

Lam heeds '91 Samoan lesson as Connacht prepare for first-ever final

May 24th 2016, 2:25 PM 8,941 Views 4 Comments

‘We have to go about our business as normal as possible.’

# motivation - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Hiddink shocked by Hazard's loss of form
# Motivation
From The42
# Motivation

Hiddink shocked by Hazard's loss of form

Apr 16th 2016, 11:11 AM 3,652 Views 1 Comment

The star’s drop in form from last season has been so dramatic that the caretaker Chelsea manager cannot believe the contrast.

# motivation - Monday 28 March, 2016

'In normal society I'm seen as a disabled guy but when playing Airsoft I'm a worthy combatant'
# Motivation
# Motivation

'In normal society I'm seen as a disabled guy but when playing Airsoft I'm a worthy combatant'

Mar 28th 2016, 3:00 PM 24,769 Views 15 Comments

“I thought it would be something to vent my rage, but it took away my rage.”

# motivation - Saturday 5 March, 2016

'We could all learn a lot from Conor McGregor's self belief'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'We could all learn a lot from Conor McGregor's self belief'

Mar 5th 2016, 4:00 PM 2,902 Views 80 Comments

Imagine if we could all focus on adopting a mindset like McGregor’s and feeding it into our everyday lives, writes Andrew McGinley.

# motivation - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

'If you can’t get motivated for England, then get out of the changing room'
# Heating Up
From The42
# Heating Up

'If you can’t get motivated for England, then get out of the changing room'

Feb 24th 2016, 7:00 AM 7,311 Views 6 Comments

Ireland vice captain Jamie Heaslip says there will be no lack of desire from his side on Saturday.

# motivation - Friday 19 February, 2016

I'm going to reach my 16 stone goal. Not by being lazy, but with hard work and dedication
# Column
# Column

I'm going to reach my 16 stone goal. Not by being lazy, but with hard work and dedication

Feb 19th 2016, 5:00 PM 136 Views 23 Comments

This week, Alan says he is looking forward to the Operation Transformation run in Phoenix Park this weekend.

# motivation - Thursday 11 February, 2016

'This is a big week for me. I've finally hit the 19 stone mark'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'This is a big week for me. I've finally hit the 19 stone mark'

Feb 11th 2016, 8:00 PM 176 Views 15 Comments

Last year’s Operation Transformation leader, Alan Mullen, explains why this week was a milestone for him.

# motivation - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

'After training and a strict diet this week, I am three pounds off the two stone mark'
# Column
# Column

'After training and a strict diet this week, I am three pounds off the two stone mark'

Jan 20th 2016, 8:00 PM 116 Views 22 Comments

Alan Mullen was a leader last year, but he hasn’t given up. He’ll be keeping us up to date on how he’s getting on over the coming weeks.

# motivation - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

'I weighed a colossal 27 stone aged 21. I was one of the fattest people ever on RTE's Operation Transformation'
# Column
# Column

'I weighed a colossal 27 stone aged 21. I was one of the fattest people ever on RTE's Operation Transformation'

Jan 13th 2016, 8:14 PM 2,690 Views 36 Comments

Alan Mullen was a leader last year, but he hasn’t given up. He’ll be keeping us up to date on how he’s getting on over the coming weeks.

LeBron James on how one criticism on social media urged him to fix his biggest weakness
# Motivation
From The42
# Motivation

LeBron James on how one criticism on social media urged him to fix his biggest weakness

Jan 13th 2016, 6:28 PM 10,745 Views 3 Comments

The player’s recent increase in efficiency is notable.

# motivation - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Here are 5 of the best fitness podcasts that will help you get into the shape of your life
# Motivation
From The42
# Motivation

Here are 5 of the best fitness podcasts that will help you get into the shape of your life

Jan 2nd 2016, 7:00 AM 8,279 Views 1 Comment

Download a few of these for your next run.

# motivation - Monday 23 November, 2015

The 14 most important pieces of life advice you'll ever read
# Motivation
From The Daily Edge
# Motivation

The 14 most important pieces of life advice you'll ever read

Nov 23rd 2015, 12:08 PM 11,658 Views 1 Comment

For today, for tomorrow, forever.

# motivation - Monday 26 October, 2015

21 tiny lifestyle changes you can make to get healthier
# SIMPLE STEPS
# SIMPLE STEPS

21 tiny lifestyle changes you can make to get healthier

Oct 26th 2015, 6:00 PM 42,805 Views 14 Comments

Here’s why you should stand on one leg when brushing your teeth.

# motivation - Sunday 4 October, 2015

O'Connell's Ireland set to earn World Cup quarter-final with win over Italy
# Motivation
From The42
# Motivation

O'Connell's Ireland set to earn World Cup quarter-final with win over Italy

Oct 4th 2015, 7:30 AM 8,023 Views 5 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side have moved into knock-out mode despite having two pool games left.

# motivation - Monday 6 July, 2015

15 motivational messages that could actually change your life
# Motivation
From The Daily Edge
# Motivation

15 motivational messages that could actually change your life

Jul 6th 2015, 9:30 PM 14,553 Views 3 Comments

Get yo ass in gear.

# motivation - Monday 23 March, 2015

Arnold Schwarzenegger won the internet by reaching out to a struggling gym member
# Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Hero

Arnold Schwarzenegger won the internet by reaching out to a struggling gym member

Mar 23rd 2015, 4:45 PM 5,783 Views 2 Comments

And it was beautiful.

# motivation - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Devin Toner: 'We've grown as a squad since Twickenham loss last year'
# Motivation
From The42
# Motivation

Devin Toner: 'We've grown as a squad since Twickenham loss last year'

Feb 28th 2015, 7:26 PM 5,781 Views 4 Comments

The second-row was involved in last season’s 13-10 defeat to England.

# motivation - Friday 21 November, 2014

How this project took inspiration from Pacman to help students study better
# Motivation
# Motivation

How this project took inspiration from Pacman to help students study better

Nov 21st 2014, 7:30 AM 5,440 Views 3 Comments

A final-year psychology project used gaming principles inspired from games like Pacman and Pokémon to help college students work more efficiently.

# motivation - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

UK city sending 'motivational' texts to obese citizens
# You Can Do It
From The Daily Edge
# You Can Do It

UK city sending 'motivational' texts to obese citizens

Feb 4th 2014, 5:08 PM 1,912 Views 3 Comments

The council say the messages will give them a “effective nudge” to lose weight.

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