Category Archives: meditation

Day 2 Week 17 – In Current Moment

  Marathon Training 96 min (11 Mi: 8 tempo, 2 warm up, 1 cool down), cloudy & 75 degree Today’s 8 mile tempo run is the longest I have completed and marathon specific.  A hard workout designed to condition my … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 14 – Live Free

  Marathon Training 64 min (7 mi incl 5 @ steady), sunny & 74 degree Having running tempo (or tempo interval) pace so much, today’s steady pace was a refreshing change.  However that did not mean today’s steady pace was … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 11 – The Answers

  Marathon Training 8 mi: 5 x 1 mi tempo interval w/ 90 sec break in between + 2 mi warm up & 1 mi cool down; sunny weather, pleasant & 70 degree Splits for my tempo intervals were: 7:56, … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 5 – All Sensory Inputs Are Conditioning

  Marathon Training 29 min (approx 3 miles), pleasant & 66 degree All Sensory Inputs Are Conditioning Don’t believe it?  Think back.  Way back to the first sound, taste, sight, etc. Whether it’s the dentist’s drill, smoke from a cigarette, … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 5 – Walking Meditation

  Marathon Training Rest Day.  Week 5 is a “down” week.  Which means a break with less mileage so my body can recover and prepare for the coming weeks. Walking Meditation After my morning meditation, I continued my session by … Continue reading

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Experiential Learning, Part 2

As an intuitive learner, I find connections quickly.  Unfortunately, too quick sometimes, and the details are lost on me.  Thus I appreciate experiential learning or leaning by doing in that the finer points manifest themselves and smack me in the … Continue reading

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Focus Of The Day?

For the longest time, I would wake up, reach over for my cell phone that is charging on my nightstand, and turn it on. The phone eager to let me know what I had missed would fill my ears with … Continue reading

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Mind Dancing With The Body

The sound tick, tuck, tick, tuck . . . pierces into my ear drums while I’m trying my best to meditate.  Sitting on the floor with my legs crossed, a series of questions pops into my head: why this little … Continue reading

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An Overactive Mind

Monkey mind is a polite way of labeling my overactive mind.  I say this because I have observed it first hand  in my meditations.  I am not kidding.  My mind is like a magnet.  It hops to any sounds, thoughts, … Continue reading

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Sunday – My Favorite Day Of The Week

Friday used to be my favorite day of the week.  Knowing it’s the end of the work week and with a weekend ahead, my feeling was both relief (for the former) and anticipation (for the later).  Excitement galore. That favorite … Continue reading

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