food, health, Mindfulness, running, travel

The Backpacker Chronicles – Week 4

This weeks itinerary was thankfully a little more restful than previous weeks, going simply from Flores --> Semuc Champey --> Antigua. What I've been up to I spent two full days of the week travelling on busses - firstly on Monday from Flores to Semuc Champey, and then on Friday from Semuc Champey to Antigua.… Continue reading The Backpacker Chronicles – Week 4

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Reads, running

Five Minute Review: North by Scott Jurek

I made it one of my 2019 goals to read more, averaging two books a month. I want to share these with you, bringing back my old Five Minute Reviews. Because frankly, who has time for long book reviews these days? The Premise Ultra runner Scott Jurek and badass wife and support Jenny Jurek chronicle… Continue reading Five Minute Review: North by Scott Jurek

Mindfulness, Reads

Mindfulness: Reading (a lot)

As I mentioned a week or so ago, I've been really struggling with increased depression and anxiety, thanks to my parent's divorce and the breakdown of my relationship with my father. That, combined with an intense work life, has meant an increased need to recentre myself and practice mindfulness wherever possible. This year I've found… Continue reading Mindfulness: Reading (a lot)

running

Five Minute Review: Running Man

One of my aims for the year is to average a book a week, making that 52 in total. I want to capture at least some of them here, as I believe reading and learning is a key facet to mindfulness and living in a fulfilled way. But hey, we’ve all got busy lives. So… Continue reading Five Minute Review: Running Man