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

June 2018 Finish

  June is done from IBtP's perspective. June and July are not intense blogging or writing months for me as you probably figured out. In fact, they are some of my slowest months and lowest posting months when compared to others through the year. There's intentionality in that. First, it's time to be out doors … Continue reading June 2018 Finish

GTTW: Sometimes You Lose

    There's going to be a time when your best or what you thought was your best is not going to be any where good enough. It sucks. Might even take you a while to recover from the blow. Especially when you've put everything you thought you had into it. But you can still … Continue reading GTTW: Sometimes You Lose

GTTW: Just Finish, Even When You Think You Can’t

There are times where I've come into a longer run where I just don't think I have what it takes. Those times are the times where I need to keep pushing through and see what's possible. I need to know, when I hit that limit, can I go any further? If I can, then I … Continue reading GTTW: Just Finish, Even When You Think You Can’t