Category: goals

Is Being “Busy” Keeping You From Your Ultra-running Goals?

This morning I woke, stretched my limbs, and meandered into the kitchen for an aromatic cup of java. Coffee in hand, I sit down at my desk and begin to work up my to-do list for the day. I know I need to get…

Why New Years Resolutions Are Pointless and What You Should Do Instead

New Years makes us want to start afresh but resolutions aren’t the way to start the new year. Read more to learn about a better way to start the New Year off well.

A Moment of Reflection

A few weekends ago, Kenny and I had the amazing luxury of getting away from the kids for several days.  We spent Friday night car-camping so we could run the Prescott Circle Trail, starting at the Thumb Butte Recreation Area before we went to…

Building a Bridge over the Inaction Chasm

There is a void that exists in front of each of us.  I call it the “inaction chasm”.  It is that space that exists between the thought of what we should do and the first step of action.  For some, this chasm is smaller than…

How to Be Selfish for the “Active You”

Movement is not optional.  It is a necessary and critical part of living fully and completely.   It supports healing from mental illness.  It makes you more creative and productive.  Whether you like to walk, run, swim, cycle, climb or any other number of activities, you…

9 Questions to Ask Before Skipping a Run

For years I have known that running adds value to my life.  Earlier this year, I wrote an article for Trail Sisters, “Embracing Depression through Trail Running” and through writing this article, I came to understand more deeply the inextricable link that running and…

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