Breaking Habits

Yesterday morning when my alarm went off I was about to start my Sunday like have most Sundays in the last year. And then I had a burst of inspiration. I wanted to go to a nearby park. I decided to blow off my regular routine and head there instead. And it was the right…

App Overload?

Jen Hatmaker wrote a little diatribe about being at her limit last week. ┬áNot the kind of limit G was trying to find on the course. No, Jen had hit her limit at home. ┬áHer hubby had added a new app on his phone that could track the speed in which his kids were driving….

We All Need to Break Out

I take a lot of life cues from my cat, Bhakti. I know that may sound absurd but hang in here with me for a moment. I encourage my personal training clients all the time to watch their pets: cat, dog, ferret, whatever. Watch how they move. It’s instinctual and free form. They never ponder…

Where Is Your Limit?

I have heard Lazarus Lake, the mastermind behind the Barkley Marathons, say many times that truly testing yourself is signing up for an adventure you’re not entirely sure you can complete. That’s the whole point. He laments that many of us, myself included, try to engineer adventures that may be tough but that we feel…