Sunrise
Lapakahi, Hawai'i: 600 year old, partially restored fishing village still inhabited less than 100 years ago.

Sunrise

Today's workouts followed yesterday's Sacred Rest Day. Time for spirit is a regular part of everything I do because it instills energy into mind and body. Simply, it allows me…

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Transformation

I work hard at making change happen. More precisely, my efforts are directed towards improvement: getting healthier, fitter, faster, leaner, stronger, smarter, wiser, calmer, more balanced in mind and body.…

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High-quality connections

A recent article by a prominent news agency grabbed my attention, "Friend zone: why we all long to belong".Author Emily Esfahani Smith discusses how belonging--in a relationship or a group--gives…

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Meditation
Awakening: a process that is already here.

Meditation

If you're not meditating at least five minutes every day you're missing out on a tremendous gift. Perhaps this is a bold statement, but I stand by it. Adyashanti characterises…

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Energy
Energy

Energy

Energy. What is it?If you ask an athlete, the reply might be that it's the stuff that moves the muscles allowing for exercise. This person might even explain that it…

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Nourishment

Today I was graced with two beautiful interactions by two very wonderful people in my life. To say that I'm chuffed by their complements would be an understatement. ...Here's right…

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Gratitude

I've been quite silent lately. It's been clear that I've needed to write about gratitude, but I haven't felt super grateful. Well, I have in some areas of my life,…

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The Journey

People ask me, or more specifically wonder, how I can do an Ironman. They find the idea of swimming 3.86 km (2.4 miles), cycling 180.2 km (112 miles) and running…

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The Inside Happy
Together

The Inside Happy

"It's that Inside Happy feeling. You know what I mean?" While at the health food store yesterday evening I started chatting with one of the staff, whom I've not seen…

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Silence, then Growth

(Photo by Ken Hansen) Inside my heart there's been a poignant silence these past hours. The feeling I'm experiencing is one of mourning. Many others, near and far, are expressing…

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Simplify
Create space to just Be.

Simplify

Today I've continued the task of going through all my belongings. The goal is to get rid of stuff. I'm an OCD kinda guy so organizing calms the quacking ducks.…

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Ohana

In my last post I talked about Sangha. Interestingly, one of the things that attracts me to the island of Hawai’i is ‘ohana’, which is translated as ‘family’; in the…

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Sangha

“Are you interested in running the Pu’u Wa’awa’a Run for the Dry Forest 10k?” This was the question from my mate only days after finishing my third full distance Ironman…

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