Belief

Belief

Always Believe; with belief there is possibility. This is more than positive thinking; it’s an initial step towards implementing resolve in order to accomplish what is important to you. It brings expression to the things that you care about.

Gratitude

Gratitude

Gratitude allows us to relax, come back to our core, feel: To become more porous to life. Acknowledging the beauty and magnificence that surrounds and envelopes us catalyses an appreciation for participating in the unfolding of each moment.

Clarity

Clarity

Being clear means to get to know who you are and to be specific about how you want to move in life. Clarity requires being honest with yourself, which opens the door to investing energy efficiently and effectively. It enriches our mind, body, and spirit.

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~Lao Tzu

Always Becoming

Always Becoming

That’s a wrap for this maintenance week (a lower volume week that followed a build cycle). There were still some very solid workouts in the disciplines–swim bike run, but with

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Feel the Sensations

Feel

What am I experiencing? * What’s underneath this observation? Stay with it. Keep feeling. These are basic questions and prompts that I’ve employed for many years. Their genesis was in

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Start Again

Flow

In a recent article entitled “Maybe We All Need a Little Less Balance”, Brad Stulberg explores the idea of balance. He writes that it’s not balance that allows us to

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Headspace

The Mental Game

The muscles in my legs ached… Kilometre 8 of 42 complete, the mind asserting itself as speed governor, “This hurts. Just walk for a while.” Cheers from my friend, as

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Ironman Sweden

Courage & Confidence

I often ask myself why I continue to train for and compete in Ironman events–both half- & full distance. To be honest, it’s a scary question because what if the

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Orust

Dukkha

From one coast to the other. Missing friends I’ve just left. Looking forward to hanging with others. The first of the noble truths is very prominent, dare I say obtrusive,

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Everything is possible

What really matters

Numerically, I’ve lost fitness during the last 4.5 days of full rest while the body eliminated a sinus & lung infection. The timing–transition week between maximum build & beginning of

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Health

It’s taken more than a year but I’m finally feeling healthy again. More accurately, after 51 years, well-being is arising. The first statement refers directly to my body, and to

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On Point

Vigilance

I’m feeling on point with my training. Healthy, even. Body, mind, spirit. Does that mean everything is perfect? Definitely not. Development is a process. Vigilance, commitment, and consistency are key.

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(No)Action

The Tao teaches Wu Wei, the action of no-action. A part of this has to do with relaxing, and allowing things to come about in their own time and way.

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Howie--Solo Camping

Reflection Day

Yup, that’s me: solo camping (2009), and on a bike (1972). A few years later I painted that Spidy-bike red & blue with black spiderwebs. I was 6 years old.

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Enjoy Yourself

Content & Motion

My swim today brought something interesting, and a bit new. I’ve been struggling these last few days with listlessness in the body. So, slipping into the lake, caressed by a

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