Posts Tagged "travel"

Stairs, Hills, Food and more Food! My Europe Report.

Stairs, Hills, Food and more Food! My Europe Report.

What an incredible vacation that was. No schedule, no urgency of anything and although I stayed heavily plugged into social media (my Instagram addiction is full-tilt: jessmanningpt), I ended up being otherwise relatively unplugged (comparatively speaking!). We all need time out now and then to focus on ourselves. I realized, it is the best way to allow things to breathe (breathing is essential to life!). Otherwise, if you never have time to reflect on yourself and, basically, hang out with yourself, you have to figuratively pile bricks on front of mould to keep going. Ie, leave things of the self not dealt with – whether they be rest, reflection or...

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Vive la France – You Reminded Me What I Was Missing

Vive la France – You Reminded Me What I Was Missing

My dear friends and family who are close to me know that the last 9-10 months have been full of so many things. Not necessarily negative things, just so many challenges, both great and not so great. I was losing my grip on my own balanced being, my own relationship with my own life, in the shuffle. There were things to be done. Many things needed to be done, I really had a full list of accomplishments to make at all times. And I ADORE the completion of accomplishments, just not necessarily when that list is replenished again seconds before it can be cleared for me to be able to feel a little bit naturally aimless. Or relaxed. My workouts went on that list. And by the...

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England and Spain

England and Spain

After a very long day of travel yesterday (we left at 4am England time, and arrived at 9pm England time), we have fresh food in the fridge and are back on our Macs making up for lost work time. This could have been the best trip of my life. Apart from some predictable England weather and food (dark and rainy, starchy and fatty), visiting these vibrant and beautiful members of my partner’s family really stirred my soul, and certainly got me laughing! I have concluded that the English very much make up for their predominantly cloudy weather with the brightest of humour and character. The food was incredibly challenging, but we did manage to run most days. Barcelona...

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