Resilience and a Letterbox

What, you may well ask, do Resilience and a letterbox have in common?  Well, funny you should ask!  It all happened last Friday night …………. but I only discovered that something had happened on Saturday morning when I went to Continue reading Resilience and a Letterbox

Day 36 – Rainy Days Always Get Me Down (Granja)

Day 36, the 8th of October and my journal is full of rainy days and feeling down for this etap. I left Montamarta which has a dramatic Camino exit.  You have to cross a (dry) river, walking past an ancient Continue reading Day 36 – Rainy Days Always Get Me Down (Granja)

Dale Skinner – Into the Headwind of Bipolar ll

Dale Skinner talks about cycling into the headwind of Bipolar ll. I came across Dale Skinner’s story on Facebook.  He very recently cycled 550 kilometres from Albury to Sydney in 6 days to raise both cash and awareness for Mental Continue reading Dale Skinner – Into the Headwind of Bipolar ll

How a Camino Pilgrim Turns Into a Couch Potato

How does a Camino Pilgrim turn into a rampant couch potato?  How can she?  How very dare she? I did, I have, I’m guilty as charged.  Yes, I walked 850 kilometres of the 970 ks from Seville to Santiago de Continue reading How a Camino Pilgrim Turns Into a Couch Potato

I Want Me Some Happy!

I want me some happy but where do you buy it?   A few days ago I pasted this link into the walksit FB page – about a monk who, whilst meditating, displayed on brain scans, unheard-of happiness. During his Continue reading I Want Me Some Happy!

Anicca – The Best Antidepressant There Is!

Anicca is the best antidepressant there is and it’s FREE!  Before you rush off to the chemist’s it’s not a pill, it’s a concept.  A Vipassana concept.  And it’s one you already know about in your life – even though Continue reading Anicca – The Best Antidepressant There Is!

Welcome to the All-NEW-LOOK walksit site!

Yes, it’s the new-look walksit site!  I’m very proud of the way it looks now and its raison d’etre – to help those with depression by suggesting pro-active ways to age happily and exercise both body and mind. The philosophical Continue reading Welcome to the All-NEW-LOOK walksit site!