Planning November Learning

As the snow begins to fall for the first time this season the change is happening rather quickly from fall to winter months. I love it. I'd like to take a little of this post to close out October's learning and results, then give you some ideas into November I am going to play with. … Continue reading Planning November Learning

Clicking In

There's going to be a day. You're going to look like I did into it's awful long and endless maw. As far as your mind and eye can see it will lay out in front of you. I am here to tell you it's the best thing for you. It's the best thing that can … Continue reading Clicking In

Falling Into October

Fall transition is my favorite time of year. Love getting into those months. The season changes. The air gets a little bit more crisper and cooler. Living in the Midwest, the changes in the leaves are like watching a Bob Ross episode happen before my eyes. My running ticks up a notch because I just … Continue reading Falling Into October

The Ugly Side of Resilience

As I've been writing all month about resiliency and all the great things about this great habit that works to make you that way, I began to study the other side. Is it possible that resilience has an ugly side? I assumed it can be like any habit that if over used can be as … Continue reading The Ugly Side of Resilience

Be the Resistance, Face It

Hardships and struggles can really stink. But, they're necessary. Even constant, steady struggle can be good. Whether we want to fully embrace it or not, hardships are something we can life hack all we want. They will still come for you. I've found the only times I've reached my fullest potential has been at the … Continue reading Be the Resistance, Face It

Bye, Bye August 2018 It’s Been Real

Well that went faster than I thought it would. Some facts about my growth over the last month: Flat for traffic and views from August a year ago. Exactly a match. August is the last of my slow posting months with September about to get more frequent. I had a goal to get at least … Continue reading Bye, Bye August 2018 It’s Been Real

Purpose and Potential

Steve Rose in the following link and article does a great job of putting purpose and passion into perspective. I'd like to showcase now and again my community's work, which is all really good. And, from time to time impacts me greatly. This one was one of those. Link: Lacking Purpose? Make Yourself Useful https://socialhealth.blog/2018/08/12/lacking-purpose-make-yourself-useful/Continue reading Purpose and Potential

GTTW: Live Your Truth

It's there. You're in reaching distance of hitting your best effort. Then it happens. You lose steam and the drive to get there. Sometimes, it's just not possible. At the end of the day, you answer to yourself, no one else. That's the only truth that matters. Lets start with how much we try to … Continue reading GTTW: Live Your Truth

GTTW: Resistance Training

Most of the time my resistance in runs come from required hill training and sprint work outs. The benefits of which are incredible. Building resistance, endurance, and being able to handle stress are critical for my longer runs. Essential for the win I had above that not only had hills to overcome, but hypothermia and … Continue reading GTTW: Resistance Training