I ran my first marathon in 2010. It was the Rock n’ Roll marathon in San Diego. Prior to that, I played baseball, football, and lacrosse throughout my high school years and even a bit at UCLA. I loved being on a team, I loved the exercise, the camaraderie, and the competition. I had no idea what was in store for me when I broke out on my own and started endurance training.
The choice to find meaning in suffering is one of our greatest opportunities. This requires courage. This requires fortitude. This requires endurance.
Yoga is the only thing, besides breathing and sleeping, that I’ve done consistently for almost 20 years. My first class with Bryan Kest in Santa Monica 2 decades ago was incredibly challenging, rewarding, and revitalizing, all at the same time. It felt like a physical, spiritual, emotional and mental cleanse all in one session.
“You have to wonder at times what you’re doing out there. Over the years, I’ve given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to this.”
College Hall of Fame coach and motivational speaker defines success.
It’s completely fine to try and fail. It’s the only way we truly learn.
Dillan DiGiovanni thinks it takes a strong man to dance like this in stiletto heels.
I knew what he had done to live a healthy, full life with blindness, and I had seen how he climbed whatever mountain was in front of him. It was now Randy’s time to lean on me, and he did.
Christopher Bundy meditates on whether being a writer is still worth it to him.
This post by John on the post The Superpower You Already Have
Do men need toughening up, or are we tough enough already?
It’s bred into your blood for literally a hundred thousand generations. Use it.
Mike O’Shea was a physically powerful and courageous man, but what made him a hero to his lifelong friend, Andrew Cotto, was his capacity for love.
Kids need to be able to fail in order to learn how to succeed.