A Candle

Meditation is like a candle.In shorter durations there may not appear to be much change.But over time there are remarkable alterations. Every so often there is calm, and the burning…

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Reflections

In a recent blog post Shawn Bearden was brave enough to write and share his deeply personal reflection. Now it's time for me to step up and say, "me too".…

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Fear & Leaning In

I wrote in my journal last week, before Ironman Tallinn, that what I enjoy most is a simple, consistent daily routine. As an ultra-endurance athlete that means the repetition of…

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A Simple Life

I'm learning that the simpler my life is the happier I am. Yet, there is renitent energy. Even while acknowledging my happiness-simplicity experience, there’s something inside me that is resistant…

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The Basics of Within

Why do I meditate? The answer is simple, really. 1. There’s a strong desire to Rest (YouTube // SoundsTrue). 2. To bring clarity. Meditation provides the opportunity to experience Presence;…

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Midsommar
Midsommar

Midsommar

🇸🇪 Glad midsommar! Yesterday, I changed locations, again. The plan to stay put for a couple of months had to be revised due to unforeseen circumstances. That’s life. But where…

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Consistency

That hurt. …And I loved it! After two months of fluctuation it’s time to dig in again and get some solid, steady training done. Today, I FINALLY got back on…

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Jedi Force, Jedi Rest

Perhaps the placebo effect so often talked about is actually psychosomatic medicine. A research article entitled Chronic Psychological Stress Impairs Recovery of Muscular Function and Somatic Sensations points to this.…

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Orange Blossoms
Stunning and fragrant with orange blossoms.

Orange Blossoms

There’s a saying, “A grateful heart is magnet for miracles.” I arrived in Málaga, then Marbella, somewhat frustrated with various aspects of the day’s travel. During the next 12 hours…

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The Rich Roll Podcast
Chris Hauth, Howie Nordström, Rich Roll

The Rich Roll Podcast

"Intimate, deep and often intense, these are not interviews. They are conversations. A weekly aural dance designed to provoke, educate, inspire and empower you to discover, uncover, unlock and unleash…

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Show Up…

Show Up... ...And just Be. That's what Life does. If it's good enough for Life, it's most certainly good enough for (the illusory) me. When I stop, watch, and listen…

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The Universe Conspires

It's not all rainbows and roses. Sometimes I sabotage myself. I eat, drink, and do things that do not support me. I always suffer the consequences, shake my head, and…

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Recovery

Why are some athletes OK with training 7 days/week (1 day being just movement, without any actual physical stress) and others, like me, need a day off? In a Science…

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Driver?

Where is the driver of this avatar? The mind and body are aspects of, and tools for, this form. This expression is linked to the entire system, as are all…

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Learn • Expand • Share

Of the 29 podcast titles in my Downcast App, four stand out. I love podcasts because they provide access to information, viewpoints and entertainment that enrich my life on many…

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