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2014 Week 2: Shifting my gaze toward spirituality

Happy New Year! I love the fresh perspective and motivation January brings. I started this blog two years ago to help me focus on outward goals: running more, eating better, exploring my new home country, writing, learning German, learning to … Continue reading

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2013 Week 47: “Don’t wait to follow the angels.”

Inspiration comes last, or second to last. But it rarely comes first. Don’t wait for it. It won’t just show up. Not unless, and until, you put your butt in the chair first and do the work. Those are words, … Continue reading

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2013 Week 46: Lessons from a toddler — wear gloves to breakfast

I love this quote by Theodore Roosevelt about the difference between people who try and people who criticize those who make mistakes. “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, … Continue reading

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Week 23: Finished my races, ready for more

I huffed and puffed and crossed the finish lines. I did it. I set the goal to lace up my sneaks, my kicks, my go-fasters, and complete two races — to lose some baby weight, to get back into a … Continue reading

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Week 16: A week of “didn’ts”

It’s week 16 and I wanted to write a little about week 15. Cuz I skipped it. I didn’t do much last week. In fact. I’d say week 15 was a week of “didn’ts.” I didn’t write. Didn’t run. Didn’t … Continue reading

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Week 13: Find your finish line

Goal setting is empowering. You see a feat you’d like to accomplish. You make a plan. Little by little, you chip away at it. Maybe it’s grueling. Maybe you stare down self doubt. But in time your confidence builds and … Continue reading

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