Friday Finds: Use Your “Super Powers”, Sweat for Good Causes + More!

July 25, 2014 at 7:51 am
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@superstate (Learn Like a Superhero/Think Like a Super Villain) followed me on Twitter. You know that I was very intrigued. I went over to the website right away. The tagline is “super charge the way you live your life.” Yes, please. They ask, “What would it mean to you to be able to read faster, learn more and remember for longer? How much effort do you think it would take to become a Super Learner?” They say…

Leaving My Running Comfort Zone – How it Went!

July 20, 2014 at 9:08 am
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You may have seen my post 2 weeks ago on “Leaving My Running Comfort Zone Again.” If you missed it, please check it out. The gist was that I was invited to a cool event that I have never tried and goaded into doing a 6 hour timed “ultra run.” The two events to recap were the Sole Survivor Progressive Race on July 9 in Crown Point, Indiana and the Christmas in July Races 6 hour run yesterday…

Feel Better Now: Quick Tips for “Emotional Fitness”

July 17, 2014 at 7:08 am
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Sometimes, I do too many things at once, or get into a worry loop, and get exasperated or down. Most of us do, right? I came across a great blog post on Psychology Today entitled 10 Instant Emotional Fitness Tools by Barton Goldsmith, Ph.D. I like his suggestions but it also made me think about other things that help me feel better. Here is the post I saw: “When things get out of control and you momentarily lose your…

My #100HappyDays Challenge is Over!

July 10, 2014 at 7:36 am
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My 100 Happy Days Challenge is over, but don’t worry, I am still going to look for things to be happy about every day. And, you can bet I will share them with you! I was speaking to a physician who cited research that you can be “rewired to be happier” and more optimistic by doing exercises like this one. I totally buy it. Attitude is everything! The challenge website says: “People successfully completing the…