The Upside Of Envy: Productive Comparison

Productive comparison

Don’t compare. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: comparison 1) isn’t helpful, and 2) will kill your excitement and enthusiasm faster than anything else around. But saying ‘don’t compare’ is sooo much easier said than done. I […]

Defending Vague Goals

Setting Vague Goals

The number one piece of advice you’ll find about setting goals is to make your goal specific. I’ve given the advice myself, and for the most part, I stand by it. But looking back at the goals I’ve set in […]

Podcasts For The Long Run: History and Factoids

History Podcasts

I listen to a ton of podcasts while I run. For me, they are just the ticket to getting through those solo long runs. I started listening (so many years ago) when I finally accepted that my musical taste isn’t really […]