So, my theme on Thoroughly Thriving is centered around three principles: Nourish, Train and Give. You can read more about that here, but the GIVE principle is really not just about fun blog giveaways or freebies. It’s mostly about being a generous person, especially when it comes to serving others. So today, I’m handing the… [Read More]
Generosity is the key to success.
In order to really thrive, I believe we all have to give generously. These posts are about giving my best, giving back, and even a few old school giveaways now and then.
So I’m in my kitchen, frozen in a quarter squat position for what seems like forever. Everything is still. Everything but one mondo sized fly making his way in and out of the canned lights in the kitchen ceiling. Finally he settles and I, like a spring-loaded Tigger, fly up in the air, swatting like mad…. [Read More]
Win one package of Bob’s Red Mill Protein Powder Nutritional Booster! This giveaway is sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill as part of a campaign with SweatPink! Major thanks to them for providing me with some samples to try. View this post on Instagram HAPPY DAY! I'm going to make some recipes with these #probiotic enhanced… [Read More]
While living in perpetual summer (Southern California) had it’s benefits, moving back to the Pacific Northwest has been the best decision for us. Lush green forests that change with the seasons are more than enough eye candy to offset the fact that, well…seasons = varied weather. But hey, runner’s still gonna run, right? With the right gear, the weather… [Read More]
Last week, a group of singing orphans from India and Ethiopia had no place to sleep. The choir of 18 children and their handful of leaders were scheduled to perform in Salem, Oregon but their housing plans fells through. Thanks to some fast networking, we had the opportunity of opening our home to four lovely ladies from Ethiopa… [Read More]
There is just so much fun run news to talk about this week! So I figured I’d wrap it all up in one post. Running Stroller Pride Okay, I saw this and had to share because this guy ran a half marathon in 1:11 while pushing his 11 month old daughter in a stroller. Calum Neff not only won… [Read More]
Attention Instagram Runners! Love sharing your #seenonmyrun pics? Want to connect with other runners all over the world? Need some #runmotivation from others just like you? Today I wanted to GIVE SOME LOVE to the #runningcommunity on Instagram and make sure you knew about these great hashtags. Check out these 8 instagram accounts that feature runners by reposting their… [Read More]
Mental Toughness Training As a runner, a christian and a coach I spend a lot of time thinking about…well, how I think. How do I focus better under pressure? How do I flush out the mush and train my brain to stay sane through the pain? How can I help my clients through their mental blocks?… [Read More]
The BEST gift to give? If you’re like me, you want to give meaningful gifts to those you love at Christmas and on their birthdays, anniversaries, etc. Maybe we’ve imagined someone special saying, “You gave me the BEST gift!” Not that it’s a contest or anything…. Problem is, “gift giving” is not one of my love languages. In other words,… [Read More]
There are a few traditions I’d like my family to have. Volunteering on Thanksgiving is one of those things. I have a lot of practice giving thanks with loved ones over a great meal on this holiday, but I want to do more to give others a reason to be thankful going forward. This year I got… [Read More]