Tag Archives: mind-body connection

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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Week In Review – 17 Sep 2017

Total mileage this week: 18 – a set back due to unforeseen event Ever being in a dream and the time just disappeared?  That is how I felt about this week.  I spent the first four days of the week in … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 12 – “Sorry” Is Unnecessary

Life is a full of surprises – whether you’re ready or not. Natural disaster, man-made event or even what’s for dinner, fate has a way of teasing us, testing us, and keeping us on our toes.  Because the unexpected can … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 11 – Patience, Part 3

  5 mile easy. When my mind is agitated, my patience becomes short.  Regrettably, my behaviors sometimes follow suit.  As you can probably guess that the outcome is never good.  Hurtful feelings linger on. Then I came upon April Stern’s … Continue reading

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