5 in5 for Mind – Challenge Update – Running Injury Blues.

Unfortunately (as some of you will already be aware), I’ve had to postpone my #5in5formind marathon challenge, again!  This time it’s because of an injury to my achilles. It’s been about a month now, and originally, I thought it was just my calf muscle, but as time went by it became evident that the problemContinue reading “5 in5 for Mind – Challenge Update – Running Injury Blues.”

Signs from the Universe, or Just Coincidence?

“God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains.  It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.” C. S. Lewis The Universe wants the best for you, is probably one of the most challenging ideas we face; like many mantras the words and the ideas behind themContinue reading “Signs from the Universe, or Just Coincidence?”

Exercise for Better Mental Health.

With my 5 in 5 marathon challenge, I’m encouraging all of you to get out and exercise as a way of improving your mental wellbeing.  We all know about the benefits of exercise to our physical health, but less is known, or understood about how exercise helps our mood, and how it can aid withContinue reading “Exercise for Better Mental Health.”

#5in5forMind Update – The Psychology of Endurance Running.

My decision to run 5 marathons in five consecutive days, has a touch of the bonkers about it, and I’m the first to admit it does; I sometimes stop and ask myself ‘what the hell am I thinking?’  I can comfortably run a half marathon, but the thought of doing twice that distance in oneContinue reading “#5in5forMind Update – The Psychology of Endurance Running.”

Plans, Hopes and Dreams for 2021.

As I mentioned in my last blog, I am going to try and enter 2021 with an air of optimism, and that means focusing on things that I can have some semblance of control over.  A lot of my plans will still be pandemic allowing, but as with this year, it’s about being adaptable soContinue reading “Plans, Hopes and Dreams for 2021.”