Which is tonight (August 22, 2021); a Blue Moon is the third Full Moon of a season that has four full moons (the other Blue Moon is the rare occasion of a second full moon in the… Continue reading
I also miss writing. Watching incredible performances during Tokyo 202One it reminded me that for the past year I neglected many of my favourite things to do, including a writing practice. Like many others, I grew tired of looking at a screen all day and instead of building up some wrist endurance writing in a conventional notebook I gave up the practice all together. Tokyo202One awoke something in me to help to continue to raise the bar as I demand excellence in my life.
There are two sides to this story and a host of narratives in between. The first side to my tale, I made the difficult decision to cancel my trip to the US to start racing on the Pro Track Circuit again. The second side to this story, trying to run the Olympic Standard in the 1500m.
That feeling of discomfort according to expert David Kessler is grief. I am finding meaning, which is filling my heart with moments of joy.
During this time of social distancing find connection to keep a sense of joy in your life. Join me for the Aravaipa Strong Virtual Race from April 17th to 26th. Let’s run ‘together’ and share our results and our joy of running.
This was a reminder that it is important to seek out the positive in our lives when everything else might seem so negative. Celebrate the wins. Seek out the positive. Find joy. Make yourself smile.
Helping out those around you will bring a smile to your face and to theirs, adding a little bit of joy is some dark times.
When this global pandemic passes I’m making a commitment to continue to say ‘hello, how are you doing?’ to the people that I meet. Not only do I think it helps to knit the fabric of our community together but it also brings me joy.
I’m not pretending there is not a global pandemic, but I am going to do my part to bring some positivity to this world.
Sometimes we get lost on the path of the things we are passionate about. If we’re patient we may just be lucky to find the joy again.