Category Archives: meditation

Day 5 Week 12 – Are You Listening?

6 miles easy pace, sunny & 76 degree Listen, what do you hear? Nothing?  Listen again. And what do you hear? If you say nothing, welcome to the club.  Most of us are not trained in listening.  If we were, … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 9 – Look And Feel Your Best With Intent

4 miles easy pace, overcast & 71 degree Looking and feeling great is more than coincidental.  Online stylist Elysha Lenkin offers one of the best advises I have heard.  Which is setting your intention to look and feel your best … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 7 – Hopes, Dreams, & Desires

6 miles easy pace include fartlek surges, overcast & 58 degree While hope is not a strategy, neither is worry a solution. The focus must be on the here and now. What is within our reach in preparing for the … Continue reading

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Day 1 week 6 – Memorial Day – A Day Of Remembrance

6 miles easy pace + strides, overcast & 64 degree While the meaning of the Memorial Day often gets lost or confused, the following post is an apropos reminder. https://www.linkedin.com/embed/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6405942476456099840 As the author, Mark Deskins, my former boss, wrote “It’s not … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 5 – Be Still

4 miles easy pace, partly cloudy & 74 degree “Be Still,”  simple words that have been estranged from my vocab lately. Being busy, marathon training . . . my monkey-mind spills out excuses. The untamed animal has exploited the timing … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 4 – Misfortune Happens

  3 miles easy pace, cool & 67 degree The rain last night cleared the sky and washed away the pollen.  Wonderful in every way, except the thunderstorm also brought down my internet connection.  Yes, in the middle of the night, … Continue reading

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Day 4 week 3 – It Takes Time

3 miles easy, sunny & 65 degree While building up the volume in my Base Phase (the first 9 weeks), I feel my body is adjusting.  This includes my muscular, cardio, and mental systems. Even with today’s 3 miles at … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 29 Apr 2018

Week One of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran: 23 Yes, my 20 weeks of marathon has started.  This week’s schedule is easy paced transition with a few fun runs sprinkled in between.  Understood that training for marathon can … Continue reading

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Slow Down!

  Not too often we hear words like “release, slowdown, or patience,” in our busy work environment.  Certainly not here in Washington, DC.  Unless you chanced to be in a yoga or meditation retreat, those are special circumstances. Or are … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 15 Apr 2018

In a democracy freedom of speech is a right. But “tell it like it really is” often results in complicating and obscuring the truth. Especially when the motive is strategic. Personal branding and fake news are two examples come to … Continue reading

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