Category: Running

Are You Motivated by Sharing Your Goals?

In the past few years, I’ve noticed a correlation between sharing my running goals and, well, falling short of them.

Last year, I did a personal experiment. I did not share too much of my training nor the races I signed up for here or on social media, and voila, I completed both of the races. This was despite having thrown my back out a few weeks prior, falling short in training, and being completely nervous going into the race weekend. Boom! Continue reading…

Raise Frugal Children by Setting the Example

I’m often confused by parents who want their children to grow up with a sense of balance, and responsibility, but then buy their children every item they ever ask for and bend to their every whim. If you are that parent and decide to give everything to your children you never had growing up, great for you! Just realize there may be a trade-off.

I have known adults who have done this to their now adult children and they constantly regret the decision. Now their children are entitled adults and treat them like crap, expecting to still be catered to. And when the elderly parents need help, no one is available to help with even the smallest task. Continue reading…