Sträva Screenshot 8 mile run - 1 mile segments

Lessons in Acceptance – Win Or Learn

I think triathlon came first.I was trying to decide after my run today whether I started meditating, as a practice, first or triathlon training. I'm pretty sure it was triathlon.In fact, I'm sure it was. Meditation as I think about it started with a gift - the Apple Watch from my mother. It's grown since, …

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Smoothie Recipe with Protein, Seeds, Fruits & Vegetables

What's in my morning smoothie recipe? This recipe was originally inspired by Rich Roll, in his book Finding Ultra. Rich indicates it originates with Brendan Brazier, Co-Founder of Vega Nutrition, in his book Thrive. When I first posted this picture on Instagram, my cousin Claudia said I should become a blogger so I decided to write …

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We’re doing the best we can, right?

Welcome to week-9 of Work from Home at Search Influence. Some of you may have shifted your workday focus and / or location sooner or later than we did, but likely you, too, have seen a big difference for a solid 2 months or so. I typically start our Monday morning, all-team meeting with some …

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Rebooting UpScribed Focus in 2020

As some of you know, I / Search Influence have been working on a side-hustle, UpScribed. Since the day Search Influence was born, content - particularly written word - has been a key to the success of our clients. And as anyone who's ever worked in web development or SEO knows: clients seldom do content. …

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Broadway St. New Orleans in the rain

It’s like this – this is how it goes

It’s like this - this is how it goes On my run Saturday morning I was listening to The Rich Roll podcast. Rich was interviewing Kelly Corrigan and she quotes the son of Jon Kabat-Zinn on mindfulness. She tells the story of a parental comedy of errors - toenails on the kitchen table followed by …

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Ironman Florida 2019 Race Report

Ironman Florida 2019 Race Report Summary I know my race reports can get kind of long, so I’m going to summarize up front. In my second full distance triathlon (Ironman 140.6) I improved my overall time by 1:18 - meeting both my real goal and nearly hitting my first stretch goal (sub 15 hours (or …

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