Last weekend, I signed up for my 1st retreat here in Aotearoa - a weekend Empowerment Retreat hosted by my friends Dylan Walter and Simon Kopruch. Before this, my impression of retreats was someplace out in nature where people could slow down, rest and rejuvenate from their busy lives. Somewhere they could literally retreat into … Continue reading A Rejuvenating 1st Retreat
I don't know about you but I personally don't like the word Resolution or the idea of a New Year's Resolution. From its root word "resolve", it means making a firm decision to do or not do something. Sure, it works for awhile when you are all 'pumped up' and motivated but long term? What … Continue reading 10 Ways to Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet!
For the past couple of weeks, I've been experiencing a slow but steady build up of spiritual fervour. I'm not sure if fervour is the right word... maybe zeal? Ardour? But definitely somewhere along those lines. This comes from recent experiences that have reinforced and strengthened my faith. Now, more than ever, I truly, firmly, … Continue reading Spirituality: Composing Prayers/Poems Because I Could Not Sleep!
What do you do on REST days like Sunday...? I just 'hang out'. 😉 Love the spinal decompression from hanging upside down after a workout! More seriously though, besides spending hours on schoolwork, I also try to find time to go to the nearby park to meditate and get grounded, get some naps in, help … Continue reading Rest Days: Just ‘Hanging Out’!
(Made some changes to the way I write training logs to include more data and better formatting for easier reference. Hope this is for the better!) Hours of sleep: 3.5 (23:00 ~ 02:30) HRV: 70 Reflection: For some reason I felt fully rested after waking up at 2:22 AM. I tried going back to sleep … Continue reading W5D7 – Active Rest