This post was originally part of Episode 607 released in August of 2018 and is more or less copy and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.
I was listening to the Jordan Harbinger Show the other day, and something that was mentioned on the show really stuck with me.
The discussion had nothing to do with running, but Jordan and his guest were talking about how quick people are to try something once and then give up because it was too hard or didn’t go the way they had planned.
They gave a metaphor of having an old cabin out in the woods that you only visit once a year. And every year when you get to the cabin, you have to turn the water on and let it run for a few minutes to flush out the pipes before the water will once again be clean and safe to use for drinking, cooking, and whatever.
And as I listened to the discussion, I kept coming back to the idea of letting the water run.
If you don’t give change a chance, your situation may never get better. Or easier. Or provide you the benefit you were seeking in the first place. Read more
How do you define success for yourself as a runner?
Whatever success looks like for you, there are plenty of obstacles that are likely to get in your way at various points along your path.
Injury. Time management. Life in general.
But the biggest obstacle you’re likely to encounter along the way?
Is you. Read more
One thing that I struggle with, more than I care to admit, is the idea of change.
Shocking, I know.
Given how much I talk about routine and being a creature of habit, it’s probably not a shock to hear that I’m not really one who is looking to make a change for change’s sake.
That said, sometimes that’s exactly what needs to be done. Read more