Strong burdens make strong backs

I have a rule hiking Devils Hole, when on the stairs ascending from the beautiful canyon, the rule is simple. Do not stop. These are 300 or so stairs that provide very little respite and almost nothing in the way of level ground. Just one way, up. Today I had to depart early from an … Continue reading Strong burdens make strong backs

Being afraid is not a problem

Fear Cowardice Weakness Terror Fright The pit in your stomach Fear is most directly related to that which we do not know or understand. We love certainty. We love the black and white. The choice of two distinct options, A or B. That is easy; red or blue, left or right, yes or no. That, … Continue reading Being afraid is not a problem

Use It Or Lose It

“When is the best time to work out?” a friend recently asked me. My response was simple and honest: “The best time to work out is when you will most likely do it.” She was concerned as she is trying diligently to be healthier and someone told her that she needed to be working out … Continue reading Use It Or Lose It