His Dream…Your Dream

Protect Your Dream My favorite line from the Pursuit of Happyness is when Will Smith tells his son, “You got a dream, you gotta protect it. People can’t do something themselves, they want to tell you that you can’t do it. You want something? Go get it. Period”.  Fight for Your Dream If you aren’t... Continue Reading →

Elephants

Does Remembering Help You Survive? Photo by Paul Hart on Unsplash The Wonder of Elephants Elephants are fascinating animals. They can pick up a grain of rice with a trunk that weighs over 200 pounds, can recognize themselves in the mirror, have tusks that never stop growing, and are extremely emotional animals. One of the most interesting things... Continue Reading →

Think This not That

Photo by Ümit Bulut on Unsplash What are Limiting Thoughts? This week, motivational speaker, Mel Robbins talked about limiting beliefs. Too often we can get into a habit of telling ourselves negative things, and think things need to be the way they have always been. Rather than continuing to stay put in our old routines, the trick is... Continue Reading →

The Sound of Silence

Photo by Guillaume de Germain on Unsplash Simon and Garfunkel’s Song I love Simon and Garfunkel’s song, “The Sound of Silence”. The lyrics, “Hello darkness, my old friend, I’ve come to talk with you again” reminds me of what I would like quiet moments to be like. Silence can be one of the noisiest sounds we hear. However,... Continue Reading →

A Thousand Experiences

  I Learned a lot in 2019 I experienced what it was like to live in New York, have cystic fibrosis, live during the times of Alexander Hamilton, chase a lion, grow up as a child who was born right after September 11, 2001, embark on a rescue mission through the cave in Thailand, compete... Continue Reading →

Christmas Cards in January

Planning Ahead Last year I missed out on doing a few things that I wanted to. I talked about going a couple of holiday events, ordering Christmas cards and even finding matching pajamas for our family to enjoy over the holiday season. Unfortunately, none of the things listed above were a part of our Christmas... Continue Reading →

The Faith Streak

The Runner Streak Yesterday a friend of mine posted that she had completed 2,000 days in a row of running.  She was proud of finding the balance and discipline to run no matter what. During the 2,000 days that she ran, there were happy moments, overwhelming moments, scary moments and surely moments where she probably... Continue Reading →

My One Word For 2020

New Year New Word Each year I think about a word that I want to help me provide structure and provide a system to enable my new habits and goals room to flourish.  As the previous year comes to a close, I spend time thinking about my  word for the coming year. It takes me... Continue Reading →

Be Proud

4:00 AM Faith Don’t Stop Until You are Proud One of my favorite running quotes from the Peloton Instructors is, "Don't stop until you are proud". Some days it is easy to work hard and feel proud about what we accomplish. Other days, it seems as though we can never do enough and it seems... Continue Reading →

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