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40 Days of Meditation

Today, on September 19, 2016, I completed 40 consecutive days of meditation. Meditating on regular basis has helped me to relax, find more calm and peace in a busy life, and has allowed me to strengthen my mind and mindset to have a more powerful impact upon our...

Sleep & Insomnia: Counting Sheep Strategies

Back in September 2015, I hosted a blab about Sleep and Insomnia: Counting Sheep Strategies. It was an excellent discussion with a new friend from Southern California. Enjoy the wide-ranging discussion that ventured from sleep, insomnia, fatigue, exhaustion, and ultra training and into meditation and mindfulness. With my ongoing health coaching, this issue of sleep […]

Back in September 2015, I hosted a blab about Sleep and Insomnia: Counting Sheep Strategies. It was an excellent discussion with a new friend from Southern California. Enjoy the wide-ranging discussion that ventured from sleep, insomnia, fatigue, exhaustion, and ultra...

Calming Pre-Race Jitters

Do you ever get pre-race jitters before a race? Sometimes I do, depending on the length of the race, how I feel, and the weather conditions for the race. Over the years, I’ve learned some things that can help with managing and reducing pre-race jitters or nerves...

Restlessness

Do you ever get restless when it comes to body, mind, and spirit? And if so, is it a good thing or not? Lately, I’ve been dealing with restlessness internally and have been trying to process it that past few weeks, figure out why, and how to use it to my advantage. In writing this, […]

Do you ever get restless when it comes to body, mind, and spirit? And if so, is it a good thing or not? Lately, I’ve been dealing with restlessness internally and have been trying to process it that past few weeks, figure out why, and how to use it to my...

Imagination Running

When you run, how often do you use your imagination? It’s time to get in touch with your creative right brain! You are running in heat and humidity but pretend you are running in Siberia or the Arctic Circle. Imagine the opposite of what you are struggling with during your runs. After all, we must […]

When you run, how often do you use your imagination? It’s time to get in touch with your creative right brain! You are running in heat and humidity but pretend you are running in Siberia or the Arctic Circle. Imagine the opposite of what you are struggling with...

Doggedly Running: Top 10 Tips

Running with dogs: it’s an adventure! Do you run with your pets? It definitely enhances the experience of running but it presents some challenges. For example, always keep a tight grip on the leash. Dogs love to run and explore, frequently in directions or ways that may deviate a bit from the human directional spirit […]

Running with dogs: it’s an adventure! Do you run with your pets? It definitely enhances the experience of running but it presents some challenges. For example, always keep a tight grip on the leash. Dogs love to run and explore, frequently in directions or ways...

Superb Geese: Real Wildlife

During a break in my run today, some amazing geese took my breath away and left me almost speechless so I’ll let the geese do the honking and also the walking, skating, flying, and swimming. After all, it’s winter, time for cross-training. It was an amazing mindfulness moment. Enjoy!

During a break in my run today, some amazing geese took my breath away and left me almost speechless so I’ll let the geese do the honking and also the walking, skating, flying, and swimming. After all, it’s winter, time for cross-training. It was an...

Stop and Smell the Roses

One of the most powerful lessons I have learned in my life is: We must stop and smell the roses and enjoy the little special moments in life. These little special moments pass too quickly and over time, we realize that the little things are sometimes larger and more consequential than we think. Treasure each […]

One of the most powerful lessons I have learned in my life is: We must stop and smell the roses and enjoy the little special moments in life. These little special moments pass too quickly and over time, we realize that the little things are sometimes larger and more...

Manifest Our Destiny

Today on Feb. 12, 2016, I hosted a blab called Manifest our Destiny, talking about positivity and how we can create, build, and reinforce our mission and purpose in life and fulfill our most important mission. I was joined by my new friend I just met today on blab, Bambi Thompson, an occupational therapist and […]

Today on Feb. 12, 2016, I hosted a blab called Manifest our Destiny, talking about positivity and how we can create, build, and reinforce our mission and purpose in life and fulfill our most important mission. I was joined by my new friend I just met today on blab,...

Sledding Wildly

Yesterday, I ran my first trail 5k race in Ashland, Nebraska, about halfway between Lincoln and Omaha. It was a challenging race: hills, snow, ice, mud, sharp turns, a few short slippery bridges, and branches/sticks on the course made for a fun but challenging adventurous race. This race course with snow and ice on it […]

Yesterday, I ran my first trail 5k race in Ashland, Nebraska, about halfway between Lincoln and Omaha. It was a challenging race: hills, snow, ice, mud, sharp turns, a few short slippery bridges, and branches/sticks on the course made for a fun but challenging...