Working Through Pain to Practice Empathy

It’s moments like these where I try to embrace the diversion in my plan. This week, I had planned on posting about work ethic – the importance of having a good work ethic, how to build a strong work ethic, and how it all ties into running. But, that’s boring. And there’s a bigger issue […]

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How to Forgive Yourself (and others) For Not Being Perfect

Perfectionism is a tricky little beast, isn’t it? For some, it’s a form of motivation – pushing one towards their goals, accomplishing feats, and helping them to succeed. But, let’s be real. There’s a fine line to walk with perfectionism, and the majority of us (I presume) fall on the wrong side – the side […]

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You Are More Than Just A Body: Tackling Negative Body Image This Summer

Guess what. Summer is here in a little over two months. This statement can elicit two emotions: sheer excitement or dread. Yeah, I know, who could possibly dread summer, right? More people than you would believe, actually. Here, let me share meme this with you. It may clarify things. See what I did there? So, […]

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Isn’t It Ironic? *Update From Previous Post*

God’s timing is pretty ironic, isn’t it? If you read my last post, I made it pretty clear that I tend to over-plan and over-think. Then, I made the connection that I do so because I am living out of fear. And if I can control what goes on around me and within my life […]

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You, My Friend, Have Been Rejected.

*Disclaimer: This post really has nothing to do with running besides the fact that I thought about it while running…* Ah, rejection. We’ve all been there. Whether it’s within a social group, a romantic relationship, a job interview, or an audition we all know what rejection feels like. And, it sucks. It sucks because someone […]

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