This month is all about acceptance. Accepting other people the way they are. Accepting there is no right or wrong way to live your life. Accepting that it is ok to have different opinions, different beliefs, different lifestyles and still all be able to peacefully cohabitate on this big round spinning rock we call home. … Continue reading Acceptance
“Why am I doing this??” That is a literal question I ask myself at least once, if not several times, during each ride I set out on. Mountain biking for me is challenging, like really challenging. It pushes my body and mind to extremes that I haven’t experienced in any other sport or endeavor I… Continue reading Be Scared and Do It Anyway….
I have always been interested in human nature. Why people do the things they do. How much our upbringing plays a role in the person we become versus how genetics affect who we end up being. And lately, I have been wondering these very things about myself…more than I usually do anyway. Why have I… Continue reading Getting To Know Thyself…
Like most relationships, it is a ridiculously complicated one. Well, it used to be. I saw that a few weeks ago it was National Eating Disorder Week and I went back and forth about posting something about my own experience with the subject. I am not sure exactly why I waivered, other than it is… Continue reading My Relationship With Food
I have only done this one other time on this platform, but I am in the middle of a workout program that is totally kicking my butt in the best possible way and I decided I wanted to dedicate a post to it, more specifically the philosophy behind it! The program, which is actually a… Continue reading Building Muscle. Burning Fat.
I honestly believe the old saying is true, “sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together”. If you have been around long enough, I am sure you can think of at least one time in your life when something that at one point seemed right and good, suddenly or maybe not so… Continue reading 10 Ways to Embrace the Beauty of a Fresh Start….
Happy National Yoga Month to all my Yogis out there! Since we are celebrating all things yoga during the month of September, I thought this would be a perfect time to explore what this ancient practice is all about and how incorporating it into our lives can benefit us in a variety of ways. I… Continue reading 5 Reasons My Goal for September Is To Practice More Yoga!
What’s the longest run you have been able to complete? For me, it was about 14 miles. It was 14 miles oh about 20 years ago when I was much younger and had been running much more consistently. Did I mention I was also a lot younger? Nowadays my average mileage is usually between 4-6… Continue reading Going the Distance….
I was recently walking my dogs past a group of young kids playing basketball and my friend who was with me looked over at them and said, "Man, to be that young again!". My reply was, "I wish I could be that young again but know what I know now!" With age comes wisdom, at… Continue reading 3 Things I Should Have Stopped Doing a Long Time Ago…