Running

We do this together

September 23, 2012
We do this together

Today I had an amazing day helping with the Let Me Run Coaches Training at our office. I put together the below video to show the incredible story of my boys this past spring. It reminded me of the the importance of allowing people to experience each other for who they are. And the video […]

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Runnin Free with Devon Sibole

August 25, 2012
Runnin Free with Devon Sibole

Below is a new interview with a good friend named Devon Sibole for my series on “Follow your Passion.” Devon has a powerful story that she told me one day on a trail run in California. She really epitomizes the message I want to share with this blog series. Enjoy! Hey Devon, thanks so much […]

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Joy and Meaning List

June 23, 2012
Joy and Meaning List

One of my favorite exercises from Brene Brown’s book, “The Gifts of Imperfection” was creating a “Joy and Meaning List.” It really helped me align what I was doing with my life with what brought the most meaning and happiness.  As my good friend Carole tells me, it is important to focus on activities that raise […]

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How they let me be me

June 14, 2012
How they let me be me

I recently finished coaching my spring Let Me Run team when my boys all ran a 5K together. They sure are incredible kids, and I learned so much from them over the last seven weeks. It was really one the greatest experiences in my life. So what did I learn from them? I learned the importance […]

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What if we were born to run?

May 28, 2012
What if we were born to run?

I read a book recently that really changed my perspective on running and re-ignited my passion to get out on the pavement. It was around a time when I was struggling to run more even though I love it. The book is called “Born to Run” by Chris McDougall. So what was it about this book that made […]

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Could a running program change the lives of kids?

April 8, 2012
Could a running program change the lives of kids?

A few months ago I connected with the founder of Let Me Run here in Charlotte. If you haven’t heard of them, they are the boys equivalent of Girls on the Run which has been wildly successful. The founder’s name is Ashley Armistead, and she is an amazing person. Every time we have a conversation […]

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Could downsizing create more happiness?

March 11, 2012
Could downsizing create more happiness?

So I wrote a post a few weeks ago about how I recently moved and promised to follow-up on why.  For six years, I lived in a house I loved in the Sedgefield area of Charlotte.  I had renovated several parts of the house and even rebuilt the deck with several close friends. I was […]

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Where do new ideas come from?

February 24, 2012
Where do new ideas come from?

I was having lunch with a good friend the other day, and she was joking that it seems everyone’s best ideas always come to them in the shower.  I started to think about this some more, because I am fascinated with how we come up with new ideas. For me, it always has something to […]

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What I Learned at the Finish Line

January 8, 2012
What I Learned at the Finish Line

If you are looking for a reason to start running, I have some free motivation for you.  Go observe the finish line at the next 5K or any other race in town. I’ve run in many races before, but I developed an entire new perspective when I stumbled upon a race finish line while on vacation […]

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