As with every day, and especially on this day every year, I am thankful for this sweet soul. It's her birthday. She's amazing... the girl, not the bee.
This mindful month’s intention? Share thankfulness. What are you thankful for? To kick off this year’s thirty days of thankful, I’m keeping it simple. I’m thankful for the time... The time to smile at my husband. The time to snuggle with the pups. The time to roll out my mat or go for a run. … Continue reading Thirty days of thankful 3.0… day 1
Today, I'm thankful for two understandings: If someone is upset about something and I'm not, I don't have to force myself to be upset about it also. No need to wallow with people if they feel they must. If someone is not upset about something and I am, I don't have to force myself to … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful 11.6.16
Today, I'm just thankful for this beautiful season of change. Just. Why just? What makes me, and perhaps us, reduce, minimize, or simplify with, "just?" How can I take it out? Today, I'm entirely, whole-heartedly, joyously, and excitedly thankful for this amazingly vibrant luscious and forgiving season. Photo: pajerunner
Today I am thankful for inspiration. What inspires you? What does it inspire you to do? To be? To make? To change? Why? How does this action make you different? How does it make other's different? How can you make this inspiration last longer? What will inspire you next? How can you inspire others? Do … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful 11.4.16
SIMPLE: Today I am thankful for the darkness, for without it, you can never truly appreciate the light. Where do you experience the dark? What does it teach you? How do these lessons affect your attitudes, thoughts, behaviors? Do they affect you at all? Do you want them to? Do you want them to affect … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful 11.3.16
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
On this crazy Wednesday full of nutter-butter emails, plenty of yoga and a TON of pranayama and meditation, I'm thankful for... Passion for excellence These days, too many people are lowering the bar and trying to make everything easier and make everyone happy. This is not ok. Excellence is awesome and a hill worth dying … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful… Day 4
Today I am thankful for sleep. That is all.
Today I am thankful for my ability to go on road trips. I'm thankful for trips for races, holidays and family visits. I wonder how many people who can take their well-running car on a trip to do what they want to do actually appreciate that gift. I do.
Today I'm thankful for the AMAZING feeling that happens around the holidays. It really helps to make things completely possible that you would have never allowed yourself to imagine any other time of the year. Run further. Dream bigger. Smile wider.
Today I am thankful for the things in the world that one experiences to make them different. Different run because of the road or the weather. Different life because of the way I live it. AMAZING.
Today I am thankful for my caring, thoughtful, selfless, giving stud of a husband who always shows me grace and unconditional love - often in spite of myself. So thankful to be running the real ultra marathon of life with him.
Today I'm thankful for those times when you just know what's right. Sometimes you know what's right because everyone around you is doing what's right and with the most genuine intentions. Other times, you know what's right because a very clear example of WRONG is staring you in the face, sending you a text message … Continue reading TDT 2.0 Times
Today, I'm thankful for simple people. These people lay everything out there and speak plainly. I am thankful for these people because one is never on unstable ground with them. They are clear, concise, and transparent. There's never anxiety when approaching conversation or interaction with these people because, in my experience, it seems that with … Continue reading TDT 2.0 Simple People
Today, while running the Across the Bay 10K with my husband, I was thankful for the sun. The air was chilly but the sun kept us warm the whole way. It was stunning.
Today I am thankful for my 2014 Rock n' Roll half and Marine Corps Marathon buddy, Maid of Honor and cousin: Abby Jump. Happy Birthday, Abby. Twenty Great!
Today I'm thankful for the bravery to do completely, wonderfully, illogically, life-changing things. Things that really make my life the best it can be. "It's awfully hard to be b-b-b-b-brave when you're such a small animal." --Piglet It's easy to be brave when there are people around you who lift you up so you don't feel … Continue reading TDT: Bravery
On this interesting day of yucky tummy-ness, I am thankful for snuggly sweaters that make me feel taken care of. I just like snuggling down, wrapped up in woven delight. As we grow, how we're taken care of changes drastically. How we let people take care of us changes drastically. Do we let people take … Continue reading TST: Snuggles