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Choosing to live

November 12, 2013


Just last week, a friend told me about a book he was reading called Choosing to Live by Davey du Plessis. “You must read it after me,” he said. “You’ll love it. I’ve read the first 50 pages and I’m gripped…” And then in a moment of complete serendipity, I noticed that on my first […]

The magic of meditation

August 13, 2013


This morning I had one of the most magical runs in a while. I left home late, after 8am and the sun was already beating down, so decided to hit the beach where I could catch some wind and tire myself out more quickly on the sand. Bypassing the beach in the end, I opted […]

The present is a gift

June 24, 2013


A point raised during my interview the other night on Dubai Eye’s Eye on Careers was that in today’s fast-paced world, we too often forget to live in the moment. We’re so busy either thinking about the past … past experiences, past events, what we should have said and done … or in the future […]

The miracle of mindfulness

October 6, 2012


I’m such a believer in mantras and never compete in an event without my little laminated words of support by my side. So when listening to a podcast the other day with the incredibly awesome, inspiring and utterly brilliant Timothy Olson, one of the world’s top ultra runners, I was intrigued to hear his mantra, […]