6 Simple Spring Joys

Strictly speaking, it’s been Spring for a few months now but until recently, it hasn’t felt like it. After a long, cold winter which I thought would never end, it’s with total joy and open arms that I welcome Spring.  Something happens when the days get longer and the sun shines. Life feels better, and

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Reasons To Be Happy

Lately I’ve seen the quote from Roald Dahl’s “The Twits” quite a bit in my various feeds. You know the one. It tells us if we think kind or happy thoughts, they will radiate from us. Basically, if you are inherently kind, happy and thoughtful, this will show in how you look. It’s a simple

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Why It’s Good To Take A Running Break

While I haven’t entered loads of races this year, I’ve steered towards longer distances. This has meant longer training, more diligence, considerable mental focus, and an eventual feeling that running has taken over my life. In short, I need a break. I’ve really enjoyed the progress I’ve made with my running this year. I’ve challenged

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Sit Back, Relax, and Detox

Rush, rush, rush, rush. Life’s busy. When am I meant think about what I need, let alone detox? It’s always busy, isn’t it? Does anyone else feel like that? Inbetween being a parent, working, exercising, household chores, and other stuff, there seems little time for anything else. I sometimes think I could meet myself coming back

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