Tag Archives: mind-body connection

Devil’s In The Details

Easy to mistaken knowing with doing. “Sure I know how to do it” is different from” yes, I have done it.”  Because knowing is not doing. Having the knowledge is different than having the skills from actually done it.  Because … Continue reading

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Daily Practice?

Why does it have to be daily?  Can I skid a day or two?  What about the weekends? These are the questions that went through my head in November of  2017 before I started my daily yoga practice.  Now two plus … Continue reading

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On The Trail Once Again

I like trail running in the woods.  It is different:  different mindsets, muscle groups, and definitely different challenges. On this relative “warm” winter day (temperature reaching 60s Fahrenheit), I took my run into the woods.  The rain yesterday disguised the … Continue reading

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Pain Management

Pain is natural, real and a part of life.  It is a subject near and dear to me.  Not only because I run marathons, but also because pain is an unappreciated human emotion.  Running away from it does not lessen its … Continue reading

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My Gut Feeling

It is a funny topic, I know.  Especially when I don’t have much of a gut after the marathon three weeks ago.  The point is, I trust my gut one hundred percent, however small it may be. It wasn’t always … Continue reading

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Me Time, Part 2

My blog is an on-going conversation with the self.  Any time of my choosing on a given day, I share this conversation in my blog post.  This is one of those conversations. On occasions, the conversation seems superficial.  Perfunctory maybe.  … Continue reading

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Foundation (aka Back To Basics)

  How is your foundation?  By foundation, I am referring to one’s base.  A simple bodily analogy would be your feet.  Are you on solid footing? The reason for the question is because all too common people try to leap … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 5 Nov 2017

Total miles ran this week: 32 Marathon tapering is both physical and mental.  After all we are a holistic entity.  One affects the other.  So when the time came for the Last Hard Workout during my taper, its impact is … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 18 – Self Coaching

8 mile easy Like many runners, I coach myself.  Have been for awhile. The advantage of self-coaching is that no one else knows ourselves better.  Private battles like determination, doubt & fear, and other mental drama are mysterious to others … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 17 – Behave The Way You Want The World To Be

7 mile easy.  58 degree Fahrenheit. Why is it that people are hired for their skills and fired for their behavior? If you ask me, I believe it’s what people DO and not what they SAY that reflects their true … Continue reading

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