Posts tagged life advice
Where Is The Finish Line

When I went for my first run, I didn't think I was going to become a runner. I hated running, I was just desperate to escape the feeling like I was drowning in grief. Nothing was planned, I just took off, walked when I needed to walk (which was 90% of the time), and ran when I could run (the other 10%). I don't know why I decided to run again the following day, I just remember sitting around the Thanksgiving table the day of my first "run" and saying, "I think I'm going to run a half marathon." I doubt anyone believed me (I don't think I believed myself), but two months later, I ran a half marathon...

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10 Things I Learned About Life Thanks To Running

Running has taught me a lot about myself over these past two and a half years and I didn't anticipate any of it! It’s has shaped who I am today and oddly, it's influenced so much of my life that has nothing to do with running. Here are some of the things running has taught me that I never anticipated --

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Grief, Loss and Getting Through Anniversaries

No one knows what to do when someone suddenly dies. It took a long time for my anger to turn into gratitude, but with a lot of work and a lot of time, I was eventually able to believe that I was so lucky to have him as long as I did. I've learned a lot about myself from my brother's passing and it's because I lost him that I am the way I am today. Here are 10 things I learned from my brother’s passing that I wanted to share with you all.

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8 Rules We All Need To Live Our Lives By

I need to talk about something that I myself do on a daily basis and I'm sick of it. I'm sick of watching my friends feel lost and hopeless and ignore their capabilities! I'm sick of seeing everyone around me stand in their own way. I'M SICK OF STANDING IN MY OWN WAY! Why do we shut down or self destruct when we can't be perfect or do all of the things? Enough is enough! Here are 8 rules we all need to live by:

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