When depression takes hold, you are a much better sheep than an independent voice. It’s not so awful an idea that someone should be there to support your physical exercise therapy so that you can begin to recover emotionally and mentally too.
Perhaps it just needs a prescription….?
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“We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.”—Ronald Reagan.
A quick scan across the political and social landscape and you might recognise that things aren’t hunky dory. The divide between classes feels ever wider, those that can afford therapy and those that don’t have much of anything; issues that existed in the time of Dickens still exist today. So how do we bridge that divide?
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Brain Training for going into the Unknown Recently I was asked to come up with some words about how I am training my brain for my challenge to run 1680 miles across the UK and back again, when the furthest I’ve ever completed is (just) 32 miles in one day. My first thought was: am … Continue reading Brain Training Part 1
It’s like a dream come true. I’m training at the gym, working to strengthen up my core, my glutes, my knees, my arms and my back because weak buttocks can ruin a runner (I read that in a book), and I don’t want a weak butt. And while I’m set with my morning and mid-run … Continue reading When the Wizard came to Wales
Memories and minds are turbulent and terribly torturous things, or they’re terrifically tantalising and tenacious. Just a spoonful of alliteration for breakfast, now let’s talk tents. One of my previous posts (Mindful Adventures) introduced some new characters to this adventure story, all of whom are significantly inspirational women who do things because they can, and/or because they … Continue reading Just get out of the tent, she said.
A post of two parts, feel free to jump to the end where it’s definitely more positive, but if you love gloom, guts and gore, read on, my friend. As luck would have it, my little friend smashed the same day as my iMac crashed during a bulk design download, and the boiler has been … Continue reading Cartwheeling off the Cliff