7 Things For August

August is here and it is time for my third ‘7 Things’ post! Summer in London has its positives and negatives – you have the stifling hot tubes but you also have the stunning flowers, the sounds of birds singing, and warmth which stretches well into the evening. I love this time of year and am looking forward to what it has in store for me. My 7 Things For August carries forward one point from July, one which I really wish I had been able to do then. Please let me know what you want this month to have in store for you – I love reading about everything that all of you are up to.

  1. Have greener sanitary products. This is the one thing I really wish I had been able to achieve in July but due to holidaying in Sri Lanka and truly bad planning my period came before I had even been able to order some conscious sanitary products. So this month I am well ahead and ready.
  2. I want to start going green in other areas of my life too namely:
    1. My coffee – it’s time I stopped using ‘recyclable’ coffee cups from shops which horribly aren’t recyclable at all;
    2. Sunblock – it is something I use almost all of the time especially since I run outside and I want to use products which have as small a carbon footprint as possible.
  3. Stretch properly. There was a time I was diligent about this but recently that has slipped. I need to get back into stretching properly after every run and every workout.
  4. Be more aware and clever about what I spend my money on. I want this to be a lifelong point but also want to write it down so that I can hold myself accountable. More than anything I want to stop wasting money on things which don’t matter.
  5. Explore more of the UK. I am hoping that I will be able to go somewhere in August and instead of going abroad I would love to go to somewhere in the UK. I live on a truly beautiful island and I need to take advantage of that. Keep your fingers crossed for me!
  6. Try to stop being so angry on the tube. Having a book always helps with this but it doesn’t solve the problem. I really need to not let other people (and their bags) get to me.
  7. Get some running basics nailed. I started running in a straight line and that is almost exactly what I have carried on doing. I don’t think this helps my knees at all so I want to go back to running basics and improve my joint strength and flexibility.

Happy August everyone!


  1. sam 2nd August 2016 / 5:06 pm

    Number four applies to me too!

    • Rosh 4th August 2016 / 9:33 am

      May the force be with us for that one!

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