Category Archives: Self-growth
Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone
Wow! September is only a few days away – where did the summer go! I’ve been wicked busy this summer filling my time with meaningful experiences.
What a great weekend! Josh and I went away to Blue Mountain (Collingwood) for a few days while I raced the North Face Summit 700 Challenge. Blue Mountain is so beautiful and only a few hours away so why … Continue reading
The Fallacy of Memory
Every Thursday, as I lace up my pink Skechers Go Ultra road2’s to hit another day’s mileage, I also download my favourite podcast to plug in to during my run – Malcolm Gladwell’s Revisionist history. This season (season 3) Gladwell … Continue reading
Climbing out of the dark hole
I just wanted to write about my experience. Partly for others, partly for myself if I find myself in that unfortunate place again. Over the last few weeks I’ve been quiet, and for good reason. I’ve been trying to climb … Continue reading
Debuts all around!
Looks like some of you were right! It was in fact the 10,000m on the track where I made my debut in last weekend! I’m not quite sure exactly where the idea came from, but as I created my racing … Continue reading
Thank you Krista!
History has been made today at the Boston Marathon! I like to think of this as the year where the grinders won! Desi Linden won the Marathon so amazing! She is always the runner-up so it’s great to see her … Continue reading
Spring Run-Off Race Recap
I’m going to keep this week short and just recap last week’s race! Last week I ran the Spring Run-off 8k at High Park in Toronto. Being a Canadian Running Series event, I was especially looking forward to this one. … Continue reading
The Grind: How to Get Through Tough Workouts
Whether you are lifting weights in the gym or running hard intervals on the road, you need to be able to focus yourself when things get tough and you start to become tired. I have several tricks that I use to keep myself focused and I try to add to these constantly to improve my mental game. Continue reading
In my last blog I spoke about my learnings from Peak Performance, more specifically about living with purpose. I wanted to come back to another important aspect of life that I’ve been inspired to work on (because of that book … Continue reading
The Anatomy of One’s Purpose
Have you ever stopped to think truly about your purpose in life? Why are you doing the things you are doing? What gets you up in the morning? If you haven’t tried to define it, you likely feel lost or … Continue reading