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Rekindling the fire

February 14, 2013


There are times when you can’t get enough of each other, you and the trails … when your grass is green as green can be, the sky the bluest blue, there’s bounce in your every step and you feel like you’re running on air. But then there are also times when you lose that spark, your […]

Carpe punctum

October 27, 2012


Today’s post is short and sweet …  Last week, I heard these gorgeous words on the radio: ‘It’s not about the length, it’s about the depth, it’s not about the minutes, it’s about the moments.’* Gorgeous. Then yesterday, I was reading Dan Millman’s book, The Twelve Gateways to Freedom.  I have devoured his words before and […]


July 31, 2012


Why do we run?  Other than the many more physical reasons like keeping fit, getting al fresco, enjoying me time and maintaining balance is the drive towards self-improvement or kaizen … the quest to continually improve ourselves mentally, emotionally, psychologically and spiritually. But during my run this morning, I thought about how all too often our too type […]

The marvels of mind maps

February 5, 2012


The Emirates Lit Fest is fast approaching and last week I booked a host of tickets to hear the good and the great impart their wisdom with the likes of you and me.  One such event is with Tony Buzan, the pioneer of mind mapping.  Me being the quintessential Type A personality, loves mind mapping […]

Insights to shelve in 2012

December 8, 2011


It’s that special time of year when I start putting thought into my plans, hopes and dreams for 2012. Having lunch with my friend Brett the other day, we briefly chatted about goals and resolutions and we came to the conclusion that firm goals are really pretty 80’s … a thing of the past that […]

A match made in heaven

January 10, 2011


You & your resolutions; make them a match made in heaven Now that a new year is upon us, combined with the festive indulgence of the last few weeks, are you, like countless others, currently putting some thought into your fitness & wellbeing resolutions?  Most of us make them … as the last present was […]

Time for a one-on-one Q&A

December 30, 2010


It’s that time of year when I for one am setting yet more goals … new year, new opportunities, new focus and so on. And … as I’ve spent the last few weeks back in bonnie Scotland and had some stunningly scenic solo runs, which have made the perfect backdrop for plotting and planning what […]

Henry had a point …

December 6, 2010


Henry Ford, the prolific inventor, father of the assembly line and founder of the Ford Motor Company once said: “Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs” And how very true he was … Only last night I was at a Goal Setting for 2011 Workshop run by my friend Carolyn of […]

Are you emotionally fit?

November 13, 2010


Published in Aquarius – Dec 10 If you want to be healthy, you need to work on your emotional and your physical fitness. Emotional fitness will help you to manage stress, deal well with your own feelings and enable you to forge long-lasting relationships. Take my quiz to find out how emotionally fit you are. […]