Run towards your true self: Embracing authenticity while chasing your goals

Category: Inspirational quotes

25 Must Read Quotes on Mindfulness

“The real meditation is how you live your life.” John Kabat-Zinn, B. 1944 American Professor and Founder of Mindful Based Stressed Reduction ” In meditation it is possible to dive deeper into the mind to a place where there is no disturbance and there is absolute solitude. It is at this point of profound stillness that the sound of the mind can be heard.” A.E. I Falconar, B. 1926, Indian-born […]

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New Year, New Look!

You may have noticed my blog has taken on a new look AND a slightly new direction. I kept having a nagging feeling that the content and focus of my writing wasn’t what I REALLY wanted to put out. It didn’t feel, well, how would I call it….authentic. I felt like I was only giving a slice of myself, my love for running and yoga, but not sharing a REALLY […]

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Who are you inspiring?

­ Often, while I am out on a long training run, I reflect on things for which I am grateful. I always seem to think of how I started endurance running. I feel such gratitude it is overwhelming. I thought I would share my story and hope you share yours, as well! It was 2000, I just finished up my freshman year of college and was in a pretty crappy state […]

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5 Tips To Get You Back on Track to a Healthy Lifestyle

We’ve all been there. A pound here, a pound there and pretty soon you’re up 20 lbs. + and feeling awful. With more and more Americans leading busy on-the-go lifestyles and working desk jobs, it seems to be a common challenge. Rushing kids from here to there or working long hours, fast food and take are are easy, but not always healthy. As of 2011-2012 more than two-thirds of adults were overweight or […]

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There’s a Difference Between Giving Up and Letting Go

I was raised in a family that believed you should never quit anything. The no pain no gain mentality. Unfortunately (and fortunately) this carried with me into adulthood. If I start a project, training plan, relationship, or am employed at a job that isn’t working…I just stick it out, trudge through the muckiest of muck, and don’t quit. I would reach toward goals that maybe didn’t feel right and all […]

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30 Days of Yoga or Running Challenge

Starting a new year is always a good time to reevaluate your physical and spiritual self. I thought I would create a challenge to address both of those needs. This isn’t a weight-loss challenge, but chances are you will lose some weight, both physical and emotional weight. During the challenge, you will find that by dumping the emotional “weight” you will allow yourself to dump the physical weight.   I challenge you for 30 […]

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