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Psychological safety blankets.

About five years ago, I flew down from Philadelphia to Miami for my cousin’s wedding. He and his now-wife/then-girlfriend asked me to be a bridesmaid. I’d never been a bridesmaid before, but I was pumped to accept the role because I love those guys. 938 more words


My Ragnar Relay Revealings

You many ask, What is the Ragnar Relay? This is where teams of twelve runners pay a fee (that will be partially donated to a charity) to tag team and complete a run of around 200 miles. 1,796 more words

Thoughts Of A Former Student-Athlete

So many fond memories were made when I was a student-athlete. The key word of that sentence is was. Since I recently graduated college, I am no longer a student-athlete. 350 more words


Quote of the day: Julie Johnston

“This team, since the beginning, has been pushing the limits of what people said was possible.”

– Julie Johnston, interviewed in The New York Times… 30 more words


The Mental Game

Previously: The language of the first 500 || Getting off the line with world class speed

Dr. Adam Naylor is a sport psychologist at BU and Northeastern and his talk on the mental aspect of being ready on race day is the focus of this week’s post. 1,441 more words


A Eulogy to My Run as A Collegiate Athlete

I can’t believe it has been over a decade since I have taken more than 2 weeks off of running. Call me crazy.

When I signed up to join the junior high cross-country team, I had no idea how much of an impact this sport– or running in general– would have on me. 555 more words



This season of my life is not only teaching me more about myself, but also the people I call friends. I firmly believe that there’s no better time to distinguish between who is and is not on your team, so to speak, than when you’re going through a rough patch — be it depression, rejection, self-doubt, unemployment, or some other life challenge. 817 more words