How To Become The Best In The World (Podcast #55)

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I keep tellin’ ya: it’s possible!

I feel like a broken record sometimes but really, we all have it in us to do the “impossible”. Each and every one us has that potential in us. We just need to figure out how to become the best in the world. Simple, right? Well… my guest on podcast #55 is here to share how SHE did it.

For the full chat on this check out the podcast episode on iTunes here, on Android here, or on the web player at the top & bottom of this post. Don’t forget to hit “subscribe”!

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How To Win The War On Apathy And Ambivalence (Podcast #54)

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Sometimes… you just can’t hold it in.

Most days I have a lot on my mind. Things bug me, but I don’t always take up a whole podcast episode to get it out of my system.. Sometimes, though… I just have to let it out and talk about it. Today is one of those days. I saw something on my way to work the other day that just sent me flying.

We’re fighting a war.

Yes. a war. And today, I’m gonna tell you how to WIN. Today is all about letting you know how to win the war on apathy and ambivalence.

For the full chat on this check out the podcast episode on iTunes here, on Android here, or on the web player at the top & bottom of this post. Don’t forget to hit “subscribe”!

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Essential Oils 101 – What YOU Need To Know

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Sometimes treasure is hiding in plain sight.

I don’t know everything… nor will I ever claim to. When I find some new information that I feel has benefit not only to me, but to others… I want to share it! In the not-too-distant past I discovered “essential oils”. I had seen them in passing but didn’t know what they were… and didn’t feel the need to investigate. As far as I knew they were just a small army of weird little bottles behind the counter at the natural food/supplement stores. When I went to NOW Foods headquarters in Illinois for a blogger event, though… one of our info workshops was all about essential oils.

Boy oh boy… what a game-changer!

I was impressed, intrigued, and I had to know more. From there, I totally fell down the rabbit hole, and I feel like everyone should know the benefits of this stuff.  THAT is why I chatted for an hour with Tina, Neil, and Alana from NOW Health Group (NOW Foods) all about “essential oils”. This episode serves as a primer on all things “essential oil” – think of it as Essential Oils 101 – What YOU need to know about them. This is also the kick-off to what may end up being a WHOLE YEAR’S WORTH of articles, posts, and recipes. So BUCKLE UP – this is gonna be a good one 😀

For the full chat on this check out the podcast episode on iTunes here, on Android here, or on the web player at the top & bottom of this post. Don’t forget to hit “subscribe”!

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How to define success and failure – Anchor Down Recap (Podcast #52)

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I talk a big game sometimes

Going into Anchor Down 24 Hour Ultramarathon… I made a bold statement. I said, just like I did before Ghost Train Rail Trail Race last year, that I was coming for a belt buckle. The only acceptable outcome of the race was a 100 mile finish. I did not finish 100 miles at Anchor Down… and I had to figure something out – how to define success and failure. In recapping the event… I’m pretty sure, at least in this instance, I’ve managed to map out the gray area and do just that.

For the full chat on this check out the podcast episode on iTunes here, on Android here, or on the web player at the top & bottom of this post. Don’t forget to hit “subscribe”!

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Why Do We Run… And What Does It Take? (Podcast #51)

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There’s more to a race than you think.

There’s so much that goes into a race, yes, of course, from the participant’s side… but from the Race Director, too. I was fortunate enough to have a chat with a buddy of mine, Jay, who is both a runner AND a race director (I find the best ones are) about exactly what’s involved. Jay joined us in the studio to chat about runners, both “normal distance” and ultra distance… the differences between the two, and what makes us tick. He also talks about what it takes to be a race director for both crowds (and in general). We talk about Anchor Down 24 hour too… but there’s so much more than that… We talk about endurance… the beauty of running… and, really… the human spirit.

For the full chat on this check out the podcast episode on iTunes here, on Android here, or on the web player at the top & bottom of this post. Don’t forget to hit “subscribe”!

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