Currently Reading | The Other Side of Silence

The Other Side of Silence

I’ve had depression, but I can’t say I understand it. Not properly. It’s so personal and differs so much from day-to-day, person to person. The Other Side of Silence confirms all this. A beautiful and haunting memoir by Lisa Gask. Lisa, herself is a psychologist who suffers with depression. Her ability to interlink personal experience, […]

Currently Reading | When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air is both poignant and powerful. It is definitely one of those books, I will recommend to anyone. Cancer, is a scary word, affecting so many. Paul Kalanithi was a successful neurosurgeon, spending hours honing his craft, precision and attention to detail at the heart of what he did. The memoir is […]

Currently Reading | What Made Maddy Run

What Made Maddy Run

What Made Maddy Run, a brilliant insight into the world that was Maddy Holleran’s. The original article #SplitImage, is what inspired me to talk openly about my struggles with depression. Starting with my LifeUnfiltered post. I still remember sitting at work reading the article, all but crying and thinking, oh, I need to stop hiding. […]

Currently Reading | The Kind Worth Killing

The Kind Worth Killing

You can’t beat a good thriller novel, one that you can properly get lost in. The Kind Worth Killing was definitely this. The premise is simple, a man meets a female pre boarding a transatlantic flight in a bar. It’s not what you think. The man confesses to wanting to kill his wife, to which […]

Currently Reading | The Power

The Power, a book about a group of girls who wake up to find they have power. The power being electrical jolts from their fingers. It’s not what you expect the book to be at all. Initally I thought this book would just be an easy read, much like the girls with the travelling pants, […]

Chasing Excellence

Chasing Excellence

Approximately over a week ago, I ended up watching Fittest on Earth on Netflix. For context, I had just done Run the Blades and was in chill out mode before Angel-Angel. So with ice-cream in hand, I sat and watched the film. This has led to a bit of an out of nowhere CrossFit obsession. […]