On a recent run, I was listening to the Staying In podcast with Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani. Emily, an ex-therapist, said something that made me stop in the middle of the trail: “Insight doesn’t equal behavior change.” It made me stop because in that
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You know that saying, "creature of habit." Yeah, there's a reason why that saying got to be so popular. We run on routines and habits. I run on routines and habits. So when those routines and habits went missing like a shelf-full of toilet paper, I
A lot has changed in the past month. I haven’t stepped foot in my office or on a pool deck the past few weeks. And those two things have changed my daily routine quite a bit. I’m grateful that I have a job where I’m able
When I was a kid, I devoured books. Even after my mom told me to put some back, I’d leave the library with a tower of books. Getting in the car meant quality reading time - even if we were just making a trip to the
There are two transitions in a triathlon: swim to bike and bike to run. I’ve had enough experience with triathlons to know what to expect in each of these transitions. And I don’t expect it to be comfortable. Swim to Bike: stubborn wetsuit, numb toes, smashed
2019 summary books read audiobooks authors gave up on january 1. The Boys in the Boat (Daniel James Brown) I could not have picked a better book for kicking off 2019. I loved the story of the lead up to the 1936 Olympics
A swim workout can look like an algebraic equation where you need to solve for x. 5 x 100 negative split on 1:30 And the parts of that equation that happen to be in English might be words you're not familiar with. Negative split? Here are
I was that kid who couldn't wait to get a new planner at the beginning of the school year. I don't even know if that's a thing anymore - is it all digital now? Are paper planners obsolete? Don't tell me if they are. But seriously,
A lot of beautiful writing, inspirational quotes, and creative projects end up on Instagram. And it was one of these inspiring posts that caught my eye a few years ago and introduced me to the 100 day project. In 2018, I decided to participate. For 100