You Can’t Go Full Speed, Full Time

This is a super-short post on being mindful and taking it back a notch. Dan John talks about the 4 parts of life: work, rest, play, and pray. It made me think about the gym and where it falls for many of us. The important question is “Is training part […]

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Failure is a Conductor

It’s not whether you fail, it’s how you fail When I was teaching computer programming, I used to write on the board “Failure is an option.” It was an unpopular position to take, preaching reality to high school kids whose biggest failures are first world failures. I was teaching some […]

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Compared to What?

This is a shorty. I happened to fall into this when my baby has been fussing, refusing to fall asleep and in turn, creating some very long days. I was sitting on my couch complaining to myself about how tired I am and how I haven’t been able to churn […]

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Manage Your Expectations

What are your expectations? Your expectations could be the cause of your failures. Hear me out on this. How many times have you had the expectation that everything would go perfectly as planned? How many times have you seen the cup as not just half full or even full, but […]

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We took 7 days off…

And the most amazing thing happened! I’m sure you’ve experienced this as just a part of life, but for Erin and I, we’ve always looked for ways to workout, to get in a few gym sessions, or to rack up some miles running. This vacation, we didn’t find a gym, […]

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You’re Free to Choose…

…and accept the results. People have the freedom to do what they WANT to do. Other than our youth, where we are forced to do what our parents want, WE get to make a CHOICE. We rationalize our decision whatever way we need to in order to be at peace. […]

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You don’t have to fail

You’re about to fail and you don’t even know it. The thing is, you don’t have to and I can tell you how to overcome the most common reasons we quit. We’re quickly approaching Valentine’s Day, a day for love, and a day that seems to correlate with quitting the […]

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