Archive for May, 2011

Using Your Head

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Why Using Your Brain Matters The ancient Egyptians thought that the heart was the human centre of emotion, thought, and intention.  At the end of the day, they would pick the brain out of the skull and unceremoniously throw it away, but would take great care in preserving the heart, putting it into a special […]

Half Marathons and Mummies

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

T is for Toronto and Taking a Breather (all mums need one now and then)    First of all, the result. I am not being hard on myself, only realistic, but speed is relative and fast is a feeling and I was somewhat surprised to go over 1:20 in the half today. The Toronto Molson […]

Sprinting, Silencing the Demons, and Satisfaction

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

  After the Sun Run a couple of weeks ago I returned home and told my daughter Maia how the race had gone. As a parent trying hard to teach a love of sport and sportsmanship to a kid whose primary experiences in sport has been one of extreme excellence–Maia was born into a world […]