From the monthly archives:

September 2016

Thursday Thought: So Can You (Friday Edition)

“If they can do it, so can you.” —Unknown A couple months ago I ran the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in Chicago and saw a sign that read, “If Trump can run, so can you!” While that was bit bit of a play on words, it got me thinking about the whole, ‘if they can […]

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Thursday Thought: Reality

Last week a client brought this 2005 Kenyon College commencement speech by David Foster Wallace into my awareness: Can’t view the YouTube video above? Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CrOL-ydFMI I’ve been thinking about the content of this video all week. Considering realities that are not the default reality I’m habitually inclined to run to and believe at […]

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Thursday Thought: I Am A __________

Your shoes don’t make you a runner, running does.  Lately I’ve been having a lot of trouble getting motivated to run. It’s hot It’s raining I didn’t sleep well last night It’s so comfortable in bed All the sports are on Eleventy billion Netflix, HBO, and Amazon Prime shows to watch It feels hard right now […]

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Thursday Thought: Sleep

“Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.” ~ Francis Bacon Yes, yes. I’m reminded of this, even when I don’t get the sleep I need for stretches at a time. Reminded that sometimes being silent, rather than tossing and turning and trying to fall asleep, it’s okay to simply be still, silent. Reminded to take in […]

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Thursday Thought: Joy (Friday Edition)

In my mind I feel like I don’t experience joy terribly often. Minds can be tricky like that. It’s not every day we graduate or get new jobs or embark on new adventures or laugh a belly laugh so hard the people passing by you can’t help but laugh, too. My mind tries to trick […]

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