1% Better Habits & Goals

1%, think about it If we made a small change in our lives every single day, just 1% better, what would our lives look like? How much improvement would we see? How much closer would we be to our goals? We often don't notice tiny changes or progress until they build up over time. We … Continue reading 1% Better Habits & Goals

Extra Self-Care and Healthy Habits, Something We All Need.

Short talk about self-care, something that seems easy, but it's actually kind of difficult to do. I feel this topic is covered so much, but yet, we all still struggle with it. I can't think of a single person, myself included, who could be practicing self-care more frequently or in a way that's more beneficial. … Continue reading Extra Self-Care and Healthy Habits, Something We All Need.

BEING FEARLESS, ACCOMPLISHING A DREAM

Think of something that you’ve always dreamed of doing. Travel? Opening a business? Contacting someone you haven’t talked to in a long time or ever? Dumping an unhealthy habit that you have been clinging to? It can be anything. It is probably overwhelming to think about and you might be afraid of the process. I’m … Continue reading BEING FEARLESS, ACCOMPLISHING A DREAM

Trail Tales A Running Podcast

I sat down with Shawn, an ultra-Canadian friend, to talk about ultrarunning, mental health, and how the two connect. We met through LinkedIn and found out that we have a few things in common, like that we both love ultrarunning and that he drives past where I live when he vacations to Florida (which is … Continue reading Trail Tales A Running Podcast

How I Prevail

Everyday, I strive to give my 100%. Ultramarathon trainingParentingBeing an awesome wifeRunning my businessCaring about othersConnecting with GodGrowthLearningUnderstandingSelf-care When I can't give 100%. I restI reset however I need toI reflectFeel whatever I need to feelTry to figure out what went wrong, if anythingGrowthLearningUnderstandingTry not to be so hard on myselfTry to accept the advice … Continue reading How I Prevail

Reasons Why I Run: digging deep

As runners, we're all asked why we run or why we run so much. When we're on a long run and in the pain cave, we ask ourselves the same questions. - "Aghhh, I've been out here for 30 miles and I still have 20 more to go! WHY am I doing this?!" I have … Continue reading Reasons Why I Run: digging deep

One Way for Runners to Stay Motivated

Stay driven to reach your goals There are many ways to stay motivated as a runner, but I'm only going to talk about one way, and I'm going to talk about it from a professional mental health counselor perspective. This short article isn't a therapy service, but it is a tip. I explain this tip … Continue reading One Way for Runners to Stay Motivated

Ultra Stubborn Mindset

If you run, I'm sure you have been guilty of using the words "just" or "only" when describing the distance or pace that you're running. It goes something like this: "I'm just running two miles." "I'm only running a half marathon." "I just ran a 9:00 min/mi." "I'm just running the 100k." "I'm only running … Continue reading Ultra Stubborn Mindset