Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. -Oprah Winfrey My life has taken a lot of turns over the last few years. Basically, it’s been chaotic. I’m at the beginning of another major personal upheaval and hard times are ahead. Sometimes, during […]
Building off of last week’s Monday Motivation post: I love this idea of “unbecoming”.
Of course, it’s all so simple! Except it isn’t, is it? This right here, this is my life’s work. Who am I underneath all the faces I wear outside. What is it to embrace my whole self, rough edges and all? What is it like to be you? The deep down, real, totally authentic you […]
This picture sums up my philosophy nicely. Keep it simple, and you can always adjust as you go.
If you can’t fly, then run if you can’t run, then walk, if you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward. -Martin Luther King Jr. I’m having such a hard time accepting that I need to go a little slower this week, and ask a little less of […]
Spoiler alert: this is going to be a difficult (and busy!) week for me. I actually plan to use this as a mantra for the week. I’ve found this quote very accurate; the past, oh, three years have been difficult in so many ways for me, but they have transformed my life for the […]
Hey Everybody! I’ve had so much fun increasing my writing this last month. Watching the views, likes, and follows grow, and hearing from new people has been a true joy. Yesterday I decided to write a poem before working on a blog post. Guess what happened? I wrote a new poem! I realized that I’ve been […]
My plan to stay motivated is working so far. I got up and did my week 11 day 2 run at 6:30 this morning. Right from the start, this was a very different beast from Sunday’s run. There was more wind for one thing, and I got slowed down in multiple places trying to cross busy […]
Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. -Arthur Ashe I had a simple running goal for this year: I wanted to run an 8K before Eternal Winter returned. Imagine my surprise when that turned out to be pretty easy for me. Well, maybe not easy, but I got […]