Feeling over Reacting

I have always felt all emotions in a big way. While you likely know I am a fan of feeling it all, I am learning more about the important difference between feeling and reacting. Feeling negative emotion can be uncomfortable, but is usually harmless to others. We can...

Humble Confidence over Pridefulness

As I prepare to return to St. George for the 70.3 Ironman World Championships in a couple weeks I am wrestling with some same ‘ole imposter thoughts. Will I race well amongst the best in the world? Will I show up to what I am capable of? Have I invested enough in my...

Living Over Striving

As I lean into curiosity I am also inspecting what I most often perceive as the “good” parts of my day. I love my daily workout routine and although sometimes I don’t literally hop out of bed at 4:30am, I sincerely do have very few days where I don’t want to train at...

Curiosity over Control

Last week I promised to share some “stuff” I am working through in real timing. And as soon as I posted that blog I had some quick feelings of regret. While I am always writing about my current thoughts, I prefer to wait to share until I have had more time to process...

Once You See It

…You can’t unsee it. Ignorance is bliss.  You don’t know what you don’t know… until you do.  These are some of the potential cliche titles that I considered for this week’s blog. The truth is that since my “awakening” ride, I have been mentally and...

Three Hours to Clarity

Last Tuesday afternoon I saw this tweet from Steve Magnus, the author/co-author of some of my favorite books— Peak Performance, The Passion Paradox, and Do Hard Things:  “When does your best thinking occur? I’m going to take a guess that it’s not when on your phone or...