Running is a pretty simple sport. You put on your shoes, go out the door, and hit the pavement. Just like anything, there are varying degrees of running, from casual to Olympic. I recently read an article suggesting a link between breathing patterns and injury. The runner kept injuring the same leg so he decided to … Continue reading The Pattern in Cartoons
DNA. It's pretty fascinating. It codes what our physical attributes, predispositions, and responses are almost immediately. We have zero input into our DNA. It was given to us from day 1. Sometimes we can take actions to counteract our genetics. If you have a predisposition for diabetes you can choose to eat healthy foods in … Continue reading Emotional DNA
Have you ever found yourself in the uncomfortable position of thinking you know more than you actually do? Even worse, being adamant that you know more than you really do in a public setting? Years ago, in my pursuit of higher education, I was required to take an introductory English class. The focus was writing. … Continue reading Cows Have Babies Too
I watched a clip recently where a comedian spoke about how she got her start in the comedy world. She started out in an Improv club where they would hone their skills in reacting to odd ball scenarios. (Think of the old tv show Whose Line is it Anyway?) The only rule in their interactions was they couldn't … Continue reading Don’t Negate Me
Loyalty. Is there a person out there who doesn't want somebody in their corner giving them encouragement and constant support? Loyalty is worth fighting for. If loyalty is a desirable trait in others, wouldn't it follow that it is important in ourselves? Are we loyal to ourselves? In a world where people get so much affirmation … Continue reading Are you loyal to you?
Recently my husband and I went on a short day trip to visit family. He was driving. I was not. He made the move to pass a car, and I asked him (my perception) or yelled at him (his perception) not to pass. I felt like I kept the family safe. He felt like I … Continue reading The Power of Perception
Have you ever heard of The Spotlight Effect? If you haven't heard the term I guarantee you have been a victim of its effect. Think about the last time you were embarrassed about something you did. Were you embarrassed about the action or were you terrified of people's reactions to what they saw? If the … Continue reading The Spotlight Effect
Today lets talk about winning. Winning is objective. If three people line up to run the I'm a Winner 5K, the first person to cross the finish line knows definitively that they won the race. Winning can also be subjective. The second and third place runners can find personal success in their performances that provide victories. … Continue reading Winning. I can feel it.