mindfulness
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Mindfulness - be Present in each Moment

Spending time with yourself is the key to mindfulness   Growing up I used to think mindfulness, yoga, and burning incense was suspect, and people who performed these ancient activities were lost & floating through life. Unknowingly,…
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Life Philosophy - Do You Have One?

Find direction in life through a life philosophy   I never used to give a thought to how I wanted to live my life, I simply just “did” life. If someone asked me what my life philosophy was a decade ago, I would have given some…
achieving goals
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Achieving Goals - My 5 Step Process

5 Steps to Achieving Goals   Achieving goals How many times have you heard stories of people achieving goals, even though there were told what they were aiming to achieve couldn't be done? Then somehow they are constantly achieving…
successful
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Being Successful When Failing

If you don't achieve your goals, can you still be successful?   Sometimes the hardest decisions to make in life are the rights ones to pursue to become successful. I’m not one to stay in my comfort for too long in life. I love…
ask questions
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Ask Questions to Make Change

Do you ask questions to learn?   Do you ever ask questions of yourself that you've no idea how you will answer? When I stood at the start line of the 27th Marathon des Sables in 2012, with over 250 kilometres of sand, rock, and…
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Running Downhill is like Living Life

Living life with a downhill running mindset   I love running and living life! Running has taken me on some amazing adventures, to places so unbelievably eye opening that pictures simply don’t do them justice. Alongside these…
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Running to the Stones

Running to the Stones - letting my ego lead the way   Ego driven running is never a good idea, especially when running ultra marathons. I had only been on 6 runs in the previous 3 months (after recovering from shoulder surgery)…
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Caught in the Act of Becoming - The Ultimate Triathlon

The Ultimate Triathlon - my journey to its start line    The Ultimate Triathlon got a lot of peoples attention, but I still feel extremely privileged whenever I'm asked for an interview. Whether its to do with this adventure, my…
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UTMB with Aite Tamang

Recently I went to Chamonix in France to support my good friend, and elite Nepalese ultra marathon runner Aite Tamang. I met Aite when I spent a month in Nepal, I lived, trained, and learnt about not only trail running, but life in the mountains…
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The 7 Labours of Hercules???

As I sat on the train from London to Castleton (in the peak district), I felt as prepared as I could be considering it was only four weeks ago I cycled 412kms from London to Newquay, picked up a niggle in my achilles tendon, and last week slightly…