REFELECTIONS FROM A NOVICE TRIATHLETE

Bang-kaboom! A Half-ironman completed!!! At the outset, I have to say that I am a novice athlete and that my race goals were: 1) completion; 2) under 6 hours and 30 minutes 3) don’t come last! For me, triathlon has been as

VACCINES, OPTIMISM, LOCKDOWNS, POLITICS

After a tumultuous 2020, finally the vaccines have started to rollout. Though there has been some public concern about the speed of development, the reality is that scientists were already on the front foot with this after previous SARS infections and additionally

CORONA COMMENTARY- Lift Harsh Lockdown Immediately!

I live in Victoria where we are now in our 9th week of lockdown. Everyone has been feeling it. Tempers are frayed; anxiety levels are high; depression is dark. The lockdown has been harsh, with curfew between 8pm to 5am, and only

5 SIMPLE HEALTH REMINDERS DURING COVID-19

Covid 19 has made all of us focus a little more on health. Since there is no vaccine and the treatment is largely supportive care, the only thing we really have control of is our own immunity. We all know about the

Lockdown- Take 2!

It’s been described as the “CoronaCoaster” as we move from lockdown to easing and back again. Clearly, the economic, social, and mental health impacts of this virus are devastating to say the least. We can not underestimate the effects it is having

THE SENSORY GATES- WHAT DO YOU LET IN?

Information comes to us via the sense organs. Sight, sound, smell, taste, touch. The sensory gates are our eyes, ears, nose, mouth and skin. In a way, what we allow in, becomes part of who are. Putting this very simply, imagine seeing