Tag Archives: Philosophy

Open Letter to Runner’s World on Carbs

Dear Runner’s World,                 I love you. Seriously. Your magazine is fantastic. It has this amazing energy to it that I feel really helps keep me thinking about running, loving running, and helping others with their entry into and sustained practice of running. …

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Q: Isn’t It Good to be Pessimistic?

Q: I see all this happiness stuff you’re talking about, but isn’t pessimism ultimately better so you’re never surprised or let down? A: Not exactly.  Don’t confuse pessimism for preparedness or scenario planning. I’m part of the global operations leadership team at my company.  We have several all-day meetings a year, and …

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“We runners…”

I’ve been reading a lot lately.  I have been reading a lot for the past year, but especially over the past two to three months as I’ve had to cut back my workouts due to my knee injury and eventual surgery.  I’ve taken the time to enlighten.my.body by focusing on …

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Your Restrictions Are Restricting You

I’m still in recovery mode from a recent knee surgery. It’s made walking up and down stairs at work a bit rough, so I have tried to schedule my meetings on the same floor as my desk. I just needed to reschedule a meeting next month, and was trying to …

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2012 Review -> 2013 Preview

What a year – lots of highs, and a few lows. I wanted to recap a bit and set the stage for 2013 – a year I am very excited for and have complete faith will be great. It won’t be my best, but rather the beginning a consistent pattern …

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Infect Others with Positivity

Recently, while waiting at a doctor’s appointment, I talked with another patient.  She inquired about the newbodi.es logo I had on my shirt and iPad (I was reading The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor). She shared that was is a personal trainer, so we talked about what we do to help …

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Make a Resolution to Act, Not Just Talk

Every new year, millions of resolutions are made, and within a couple of days, they’re either broken or forgotten. Why is this? Do people not want to make good on their resolution? Do they not want to improve their situation? That’s not it. They do want these things. The problem …

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