One slight problem with todayâ€™s so-called â€œmindfulness movementâ€ is due toÂ vague, lofty claims and generalizations about what it is and what it can do, especially in the area of human performance.
Understanding the physiological effects of positive emotionsÂ such as caring, compassion or appreciation for someone or somethingÂ can actually go a long way in helping peopleÂ reduceÂ their risky training behaviors.
I'm reading The Rise of the Ultra Runners by Adharanad Finn, getting psyched about our upcoming "Save Your Running" WorkshopÂ with Jae Gruenke. Jae specializes in applying the Feldenkrais Method to running and the therapy is a good fit for The Way of Running and how I coach.
Millions of people around the world regard New Yearâ€™s Day as a time to take stock of their lives and to make â€œresolutionsâ€ to get back on track with their life goals.Â But experts suggest that our resolutions are more likely to stick if they are made on a day that is personally meaningful to us.
The phrase 'auld lang syne' roughly translates as 'for old times' sake', and the song is all about preserving old friendships and looking back over the events of the year. It is sung all over the world, evoking a sense of belonging and fellowship, tinged with nostalgia.