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Fear and what to do with it

The past few weeks have mostly been spent preparing for the AT. Which, for a procrastinator and spontaneous adventurer like myself, is odd. But I have been doing research on how best to use the hike as a fundraiser, and starting to prepare content for social media for that component of our hike, and making to do lists and gear lists and attempting to start about a dozen blog posts that I don’t know how to finish… It’s basically taken over my life. 701 more words


What a Return to Golf

After about 1 month off, I finally was able to hit the links. On Thursday past, I was able to get out after a charity tournament and had the course to myself. 654 more words


Opposite Action Exercise

Sometimes we can’t get ourselves to act. Opposite action exercises done for the sake of clinical exercise, can be very effective. If we think of it as forcing ourselves to do it vs. 55 more words


Preparation vs. Paranoia

In order to effectively manage pain, it is important to be prepared for it. This type of preparation can easily turn into paranoia. But if our intent is to acknowledge and observe, it can be very effective. 94 more words


A practical process to prepare for performance pressure

You’ve trained hard for your big day and are physically ready and peaked to give it your best. You know exactly what you need to do to execute your race or competition plan and show the world what kind of performance you and your coach know you’re capable of doing! 555 more words

The Upswing


The infamous second trimester.  It’s hard, hard to believe that we really made it here.  And yet, I’m still not breathing regularly…three miscarriages in a year will do a little something to your innocence, you know? 1,669 more words


Cocophany Of Voices - The Final Few Steps @trailrunningmag @runnersworld 


There’s 6 weeks left to get everything sorted, to finish physical training and mental training.

It’s getting trickier to balance work time and training time along side publicising… 305 more words