I teach trampoline. Let me stop you right away from imagining teenage phenoms flipping and twisting in the rafters, a bounce away from their Olympic aspirations. That’s rarely the situation where I work. Instead, think adults of every age, size and ability, many of whom haven’t had a bounce on a trampoline since they were […]
Today I ran my first ever trail race, and though the path to get me there was bumpy at times — no pun intended, it was totally worth it. Trail Takeaways Train on the actual race course or the closest thing to it, especially if it’s different terrain than you’re used to. Start slow, no […]
In August 2014, I quit TV for a month. You can read the reasons why in my previous post, I Am Quitting TV for 30 days! This post chronicles the unexpected challenges I encountered, the changes I made, and the conclusions I reached.
Today begins my 30 days without television. It is my sincere hope that after 30 days, I will have broken the hold of this incredibly powerful habit that unconsciously drives me to turn on the TV, and spend hours sitting passively when there are so many other things I would love to do with that […]
I have a theory. I believe life’s downs are critical lessons to make us appreciate life’s ups. To teach us gratitude. When things go wrong, loved ones die, projects fail, dreams are dashed, relationships end, or an illness knocks us out, it puts into perspective just how special and precious normal is. Seize the day. […]