I used to stress out about having the onset of an injury because that meant less training and it threatened to pause my running. But, I also used to stress out about not having the onset of an injury, because I was wondering if I wasn’t pushing hard enough. I was so totally confused. Yet… Continue reading Using Injuries to Your Advantage
3 Reasons Why You Might be Lacking Motivation
Motivation, as I’ve said before, is fleeting, just like our feelings. It comes and goes in the moment. Motivation could actually be easily classified as a feeling. It’s a good feeling that makes us want to get something done. Though there are many reasons why you may be lacking motivation, here are the top three… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Might be Lacking Motivation
The Three Frustrations of a Runner and What to Do About Them
I took a survey a few months ago to see what some of the most common frustrations of a runner are and it was surprising that these three where literally all there was besides a few personal, more specific issues. Lack of Motivation Lack of Time Reoccurring or Constantly Fighting Injuries Do you have any… Continue reading The Three Frustrations of a Runner and What to Do About Them
Gaining Motivation to Control our Thoughts by Looking at the Life of a Thistle Plant
As I was weeding our strawberry bed, I came upon the dreaded area where the thistles had taken over. I grabbed some gloves and got to work only to become frustrated minutes later with my progress. Everyone knows that in order to keep a thistle from coming back you must take out the root right? … Continue reading Gaining Motivation to Control our Thoughts by Looking at the Life of a Thistle Plant
Has your Motivation to Run Disappeared?
“For consider Him that endured such contradiction of sinners against Himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.” Hebrews 12:3 This question is by far, the most common I have heard amongst runners. "I don’t have any motivation to run, where do I get some?" When the motivation to run has left, what… Continue reading Has your Motivation to Run Disappeared?
The One Thing that Completely Changed my Life Forever
At an early age, I accepted Christ as my Lord and Saviour. But during my teen years, I struggled a lot with conflict between my spirit and my flesh. I knew I should pray and read the bible. I knew I should meditate on the Word. I knew I should be kind. I knew all… Continue reading The One Thing that Completely Changed my Life Forever