Category Archives: Motivation

THE RACE OF A LIFETIME (WEEK 36)

Life happens. And sometimes, the happenings of life leave you bruised all over. Only the perpetually inactive stand a chance of remaining “injury-free” in life – or so they think. Yet, inactivity is not a desirable place; it damages the mind and weakens one’s resolve. When you decide to daily run your race, you also […]

THE RACE OF A LIFETIME (WEEK 33)

When you find a cause that is much bigger than you, a reason to run that reaches beyond today, a future reward that eclipses present challenges, you are likely to give your all to its pursuit. Young David, moments before taking on Goliath, asked the question: Is there not a cause? We all, on very […]

THE RACE OF A LIFETIME (WEEK 26)

The other day, I got me one of these smart, techy wristbands. The cute little thing could tell the time, track my steps, display how much distance I have covered in a day and measure my heart pulse. It can even tell me how much calories I burn each day and monitor my sleep each […]

THE RACE OF A LIFETIME (WEEK 24)

Why do people find it difficult to sustain their commitment to New Year Resolutions (NYRs)? Are NYRs even worth it seeing only a tiny percentage of those who religiously make them keep them? With a backdrop of mixed feelings about the concluding year, many make promises to themselves to do better in the new year […]

THE RACE OF A LIFETIME (WEEK 23)

I went for a run on Christmas day. Yes, with a Christmas hat on to keep my head warm! It was quite early in the morning, well before the church’s Christmas service, where I would be playing four Christmas carols on the keyboard. Oh, and well before the family woke up to finish off the […]

THE RACE OF A LIFETIME (WEEK 7)

You did it! Well done! Kudos! Awesome! Now that you’ve been there, done that, got the T-shirt and the shiny medal, what next? Are you going to relax, relapse or refocus? These questions are relevant, especially after every victory. When you expend energy and put in a lot of effort to reach a milestone, you […]

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