Why We Don’t Change for the Better

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Okay, this post is probably going to rankle a few people. And that’s okay – the idea here is to open minds and to make folks think a little differently. The goal is to make people change their thought processes, and to make them realize that…

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Gimme a Big Cold Hug…

cold shower

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn If you’ve been following me on Instagram the past month, you know what I’ve been up to (besides swilling some admittedly great coffee at various places around Columbus). I’ve been doing the Wim Hof 20-Day Cold Shower Challenge. I’ve mentioned it before, but this is the…

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Awesome and Terrible: Wim Hof Cold Shower Week #1

cold shower in river

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn A few days ago, I mentioned how I was going to start off on the Wim Hof program to adopt cold showers in my life.  The reasons for this are many, but until today I don’t think I really thought about the emotional reasons as well…

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How Do I Just Get Over It?

Improvement Road Sign

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Hi everyone – it’s been a couple of months since I kept our twice-weekly schedule of posting going. Lots has been going on, and not necessarily in a good way. Still, we can always learn something from our circumstances. Indeed, if we’re not learning from them, then…

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Obstacle Racing: All Kids Should Do It

Mud Ninja American Ninja Warrior obstacle

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I know I’ve mentioned it before, but one of my favorite races I run every year is the Mud Ninja race here in Ohio. It’s local, it supports autism charities, it’s super-family-friendly, and most importantly it’s super fun! The 2016 incarnation of this race was late…

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Why Rain Means Better Training!

OCR race in the rain

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn When I was in the National Guard and Army Reserves, there was an old saying that the training personnel liked to throw around:  “if it ain’t rainin’, we ain’t trainin’.” It was meant to be a motivational slogan to make you not hate being wet while…

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