Category Archives: Running

Goal Setting…The Dark Side.

Goal setting is all the rage nowadays. The internet, films, articles and endless self help books tell us how to set goals, how to break them down into manageable sub goals and then everything will be wonderful, the sun will … Continue reading

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Technological Tribulations for the Minimalist Runner

It has been a busy few weeks here at Slowhabits. We have had a number of running events. Peter, Emily and I did the Mount Oxford Odyssey, 20km over Mt Oxford, with a seriously punishing climb. Then Emily ran the … Continue reading

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Getting High.

I am still ‘high’ from Saturday, and it is now Tuesday afternoon. I am not sure when I am going to come down again. It was a ‘legal high’ of course, we are not advocating breaking the law here, and … Continue reading

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Running, the Minimalist Sport?

Running is the ultimate minimalist sport. Shirt, shorts, shoes…sorted! Once outside your front door you put one foot in front of the other and repeat until you have done as much as you want, or until you reach home again. … Continue reading

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So…I had my van broken into on New Years Eve!

Yep, my New Years present was waiting for me after a run. The day had started well. After several days of heavy rain, the skies had cleared and it was promising to be a beautiful day. Peter and I got … Continue reading

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Living Life by Numbers

Do you remember those ‘Paint by Numbers’ pictures you did when you were a kid? They weren’t too bad, if you were careful when you did them, and you stood well back when looking at the finished picture. But they … Continue reading

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Your Passion! Found or Created?

Just find your passion and everything else will fall into place. Blog after blog, article after article, TED talks, lectures, residential weekends are all out there, teaching us how to find our passion. But what happens if we suspect we … Continue reading

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