My Sister in law gave me this trucker style hat some years ago. She said that it looked like it would be a good hat to wear while running, and honestly, it was a pretty cool hat. It was a little bigger than I would prefer though, so it actually spent some time just sitting … Continue reading My Running Hat
The first words we choose to speak in a day, give insight into the state of our hearts and minds. I was watching the sun rise through the window of our living room this weekend, and it was as if something had lit the sky ablaze. The sky changed from soft gray to a blazing … Continue reading First Words
It's Saturday, and I all of a sudden found myself with two hours of uninterrupted free time as the entire family was out. Alone time is exactly what I have been needing, as well as lacking; but I found myself overwhelmed with the options of what to do with this time; as well as some … Continue reading Intentional Moments
I have been on a slow, yet constant move towards de-cluttering my life. It has taken a lot of work, time, introspection, and letting go. I have read books and blogs that have common themes of "less is more", and it goes beyond the material and into the spiritual. Clarity, confusion, focus, regret, joy, and heartache … Continue reading How Minimizing has Maximized
"Courage cannot erase our fear, courage is when we face our fear." - Newsies Broadway musical
I like to run. Actually, I may even go so far as to say I love to run. That wasn't always the case, and I didn't actually start running consistently until about six years ago. When you start to talk about running, you are met either with passion or disdain. It's a love/hate relationship for … Continue reading Tales from the Trails: Why We Run
I have heard it said that "you can never have too much of a good thing", and I believed that for a time. What I have found during the last year though is quite a different train of thought. I discovered that too much good food can make me feel sick, and potentially pack on … Continue reading Good Things
So what started as a breath, is actually a foundation for success.
Breathe. That's what I tell myself as I wake up in a restless state this morning. Just breathe. It's a lot harder than it sounds, because my mind is already indexing projects that should be completed; and planning out the day ahead. The only problem is that it's the Friday after Thanksgiving, I got no … Continue reading Take a moment
What would life look like if I asked myself these two questions each day?