The 12 Runs of Christmas (part 2)

“The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.” – John Bingham

It’s done! I completed the 12 Runs for Christmas Challenge today, covering 42kms in 12 days. Well, actually over seven days, as on three days last week I deemed it too hot to run, and over the weekend I decided to go paddle boarding and then to drink cocktails with a friend, so not much no actual running took place. Continue reading “The 12 Runs of Christmas (part 2)”

Headspace in the Auckland Botanical Gardens

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better” – Albert Einstein

A rainy spring Saturday here in Auckland, so to lift the spirits I took a trip to the Botanical Gardens in Manakau. Continue reading “Headspace in the Auckland Botanical Gardens”

# 36: Feeling Grateful

Last night I watched an interesting lecture on YouTube, by Tal Ben-Shahar, all about happiness and the science behind being happy, and it really got me thinking…am I that happy? Continue reading “# 36: Feeling Grateful”

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