The toughest foot race on the planet!

The strapline of the Marathon Des Sables (MDS) is that it is ‘the toughest foot race on the planet’. The Discovery Channel described it as such and the words have stuck. The event has always held a sense of awe for me when thinking about the challenge of racing six marathons in six days across…

Having time to contemplate – and the contradictions that arise

Research and practice on energy, resilience or well-being tell us that stepping away from the treadmill of work for a distinct period helps us recharge our batteries. And this is crucial in order for us to thrive, enjoy, find purpose and perform well in the long run. All fine, but what to do if you…