Hive mind or own mind?

I love the internet. It allows us all to share and steal each other’s ideas, influencing our decision-making and helping us when we’re stuck. Who or what do you believe without question? Do you always try to find out more? Do you ever think about why a particular person has shared a particular idea?

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Who’s on your side?

When the chips are down, it’s easy to turn to the ‘quick fix’, tried and tested rewards – chocolate, alcohol, actual chips… wonderful things which help right now, but aren’t always great commitments to our future selves. I’d be lying if I said I didn’t sometimes turn to those things (a time-restricted wallow in self-pity,…

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Recipe for success

How do you know how to train to get what you want from running? Do you have a training plan? Are you doing what you’ve done before, because you know it works? There’s a lot to be said about reliving previous successes and sticking to what you know. Experience has told me that I can…

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Not quite ready

Last week, I wrote about taking the first steps and being bold about doing something new. This week, I’m feeling a little more cautious! While part of me feels excited that I can explore more places and see more friends, it sometimes feels a little daunting. By being honest with myself, I’m feeling comfortable about…

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