I love award shows. I like to see everyone getting all gussied up for a special event. But what brings me back year after year is the hope that the individuals stepping up to an open mic will take that opportunity to share something truly inspirational. Last night, the Golden Globes did not let me … Continue reading Award Show Inspiration
Whhhhewwwww I don't even know where to start. The beginning? Ok. Last night, I get a note (text) from Jodie. I love whenever she texts me. She's pretty much the best ever. Long story short here, after some back and forth and up and down, I volunteered to pick up an abandoned charity race bib … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful 3.0… Day 15
Today, I am quite simply thankful for the lows that help me appreciate the highs. Onward. Think. Connect. Elevate.
This is what curing cancer looks like: Today, I'm thankful for all the individuals who made this possible: Emily Whitehead Foundation Believe Ball Donate
Caveat: This is a post that comes from nowhere and really belongs nowhere but, for me, permeates everywhere. I love the show CBS Sunday Morning. I love the music. I love the pace. I love the art. I love the connection. I love the vignettes. Why? I don't know. But, today, I was reminded: When … Continue reading Re: Connect
On the fourth day of the new year... it was another first day. Today was the first Wednesday of 2017. We're about half way through the FIRST week of the new year. I've talked with several people who already feel the "new" of the new year wearing off. That may be, but I think there's … Continue reading On the fourth day of…
And on the third day, we had another first day. Many people started their work week today. Did you? Some started new workout plans, new diets, new routines, new schedules, etc. Did you start something today? If so, it's the perfect day to start. Every day is a new first day. Today was the day … Continue reading And on the third day…
Today, I'm thankful for this amazing collection of friends, family, and acquaintances who give my life meaning. These are just a few of the individuals who have taught me so much about myself, the world, and how to treat others. (I've also noted that there are some people I don't have any photos of... not … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful 11.2.16
Today, I'm thankful for the funny and all that it gets us through. The edges of the mouth that curl up just as you're about to fall out of ardha chandrasana, or the cackle that comes when the dog finally catches the tip of its tail, or the warm giggle that comes with watching the river … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful 11.1.16
Breath can always restore peace in space. This peace leaves room for possibility and to connect with the understanding that you already have everything you need to be who you want to be; to be HOW you want to be. Started a book today called The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel … Continue reading 10.21.16 Intention
I am entirely safe, present, and complete in this moment. My ability to focus on this moment, and this moment alone, allows me to shape how I am and who I am. This focus allows me to see the unlimited possibility in my purpose. Stop obsessing over the details no one (not even you) notices. … Continue reading 10.20.16 Intention
Get up, live life, go to bed. The, "live life," part can mean a lot. We can skate through the, "live life," part or we can really make a difference. What do you do to make that difference? You may have seen this; you may have not. Each time we remind ourselves of things like … Continue reading “And the thing that was the best, everyone helped everyone.”
"We've got a road to walk..." There's so much going on in our world today. What if we lived in a heard where we all slowed down for one another when we needed it? TED Talk: Boyd Varty https://www.ted.com/talks/boyd_varty_what_i_learned_from_nelson_mandela photo: unsplash
Francine's Precious Story Even the tiniest gesture can have ripple effects that last forever. Show the love. photo: unsplash
Today I am thankful for HOPE. Check it out! This is another bit of HOPE that I'm so thankful for. See what you can see. It's called a miracle.
"Ohana means family." Today, and every day, I'm thankful for my family. I'm thankful for my family related by blood. I'm thankful for my family related by running, related by the Hope Express, related by yoga and related by our humanity. I hope I adequately show them all how much they mean to me. What … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful… Day 3
This past weekend, a team of amazing people completed the Ragnar Relay 'Dacks event. It was pretty great. One of my legs of the relay was about 8.3 miles. The roads ebbed and flowed like the moon was pulling them toward it's bright face, creating long hilly stretches. The wind blew bitterly cold across my … Continue reading Ragnar teaches that straight and honest aren’t the same.
This is true every single day. Every time you lace up your sneaks, unroll your mat, or even just open your eyes and put your feet on the floor, you're in a whole new world. You have complete control how you interact with everything going on in the world around you. You may experience the … Continue reading A whole new world
I've explained in several of my posts that running, for me, often brings answers. With my intensifying yoga practice, I'm finding answers there now as well. But let's ask an honest question: was I really finding answers, or were they there all along? Today, I learned that the answers are always there. Sometimes we just need … Continue reading Answers
As a runner, it's really easy to get caught up in the moment of the run and lose track of the pre-planned route. I was once so engrossed in the pace, I ran right past the house. When I got to the corner past the house, my husband said, "Hon, where are we going?" It … Continue reading off track