Our propensity for pleasure, peace, and comfort is always a recipe for division and limitation. The familiar route entices an active mind. As the body hums along the mind darts between thoughts and emotions; sometimes settling on one in particular for a prolonged period. As a runner, my focus is sometimes on distance or duration, […]
Life: Endeavor to Endure
Heartland 100, October 2012.
Tired. Cold. Wet. Belt buckle in hand. Life in a day!
Traveling forces you to either figure it out, or succumb to your desires. You either maintain your philosophy or you become an experiment of consumption.
The desire to live an elevated existence stirs within. Your path is traveled above the plain of the masses. You avoid the common conversations, and seek the truth; your personal truth. The information that enters forms the thoughts you have. Thus, you curate a circle of uncommon individuals who likewise, inhabit life above the plain. […]
Fitness + Lifestyle Design
Parameters – Elements of Experience – Self-Expression Those who risk, win. Dare to become your best self. Movement / Nutrition / Longevity / Performance Movement: Strength / Endurance / Mobility / Flexibility / Capability Nutrition: Sustenance / Hydration / Health / Ethics / Participation Longevity: Aging / Lifespan / Quality / Opportunity / Experiences Performance: […]
The best coaches are the ones that struggled for success. Nothing came easy. They chose to endure the process of failure, incompetence, and defeat in order to improve, become confident, and to achieve. They chose process over product. The best coaches overcame many obstacles. They got creative, found their personality along the way, and expressed […]
Define, Decide, Do
Your life gives you a finite amount of time, energy, and focus. Define what gives you the most value and spend your time on that. Do it. The rest is simply details. —+— Balance. Keeping it all in check. Working enough to be proficient, but not an excessive amount to be a specialist. I’ve always […]
Coaching – Are You Ready?
“You show me a boy or girl, man or woman with a desire to win, and I’ll show you a person who will work hard the thousands of hours it takes to win. Show me those who want to go to the top, and I’ll show you people who’ll take coaching. They will welcome it. […]
Stay the Course…
We grow when challenged. Now, more than ever, it is easy to avoid uncomfortable situations. Social, physical, mental, environmental… they can all become non-existent in our lives. Days turn into weeks turn into months turn into years, they hurry by you. Recognizing a challenge and engaging whole-heartedly without fear of failure, or expectation of success is […]
On Reflection, Time, and Decisions
I have made myself what I am. -Tecumseh, Shawnee 1768-1813 Search for yourself, by yourself. Do not let others make your path for you. It is your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you. Accept yourself and your actions. Own your thoughts. Speak up […]