What a foot injury has taught me about the art of slowing down

Screen Shot 2019-06-19 at 08.36.53Isn’t it annoying when all those aphorisms the grown-ups used to spout at you when you were a child turn out to be bang on? Like “a fool and his money are easily parted”, which is especially pertinent in the wellness realm, or “more haste less speed”, which is the lesson I learned courtesy of the joints in my right foot last weekend.

The pain came on out of nowhere. One minute I was sashaying up the Kings Road pretending I was still 22, despite the fact that I’d just bought a pair of jeans at Marks and Spencer. The next, I had aged two and a half decades and…

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