Category: Sport

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A for Anxiety

A poem about running away from anxiety, creating mindful adventures, fighting the stigma, and battling your inner demons.

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I’d like to feel safer whilst road cycling

The road bike came out of the shed for a special appearance: my first commute in quite a while. Ok, so it was just a couple of miles to my destination, my rucksack full of clothes and notepaper, some snacks and water. I was heading to a workshop taster session with ION Leadership on what mental toughness means. Without a car and living in … Read More I’d like to feel safer whilst road cycling

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If we talk Women, Sport and Media, will you run a mile?

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If you think happy thoughts…

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Let’s start with now

Win Like The Wind

Just one week left to be in with a chance to win the latest edition of #LiketheWindMagazine! #ukrunchat

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Run for the hills (part 1)

Pushing the Zone

A time warp moment. Just six weeks ago I could barely contemplate going for a run, and now I’m planning the challenge of my lifetime. How come I’ve gained so much ground in such a relatively short time? Where is the research that can follow this and report back so that it can be handed out to others when they’re also on the brink … Read More Pushing the Zone

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When Irony Strikes Hot

Sport as a means of recovery for mental health conditions.

Compassion v Cynicism

Give yourself a pat on the back if you’re taking a leap of courage to improve your situation and your health at the start of 2015. Whether it’s a detox or a new training programme, doing an action will always reap more results than just thinking about it. I love new starts! It’s always good to clear out cobwebs and review the direction we’ve … Read More Compassion v Cynicism