Taming the Monkey Mind: Taking the Monkey for a Ride

My monkey mind has been unruly of late. It’s been delivering excuses to refrain from sitting quietly faster than McDonald’s serves up burgers. And the excuses are about as palatable. I could list those excuses, rationalize away my lack of mindfulness. But what’s the point? It’s just noise. Distraction. I have two friends, sisters, whoContinue reading “Taming the Monkey Mind: Taking the Monkey for a Ride”

Why I Run – Pre-Marathon Update

I run not to get away,  but to get through. I run not to become out of breath, but to gain breath. I run to be social and I run for solitude. I run to connect and I run to disconnect. I run not to avoid work, but to inspire work. I run to feelContinue reading “Why I Run – Pre-Marathon Update”