In this episode, I look back at 2014 and walk you through an important exercise: reflection.
Because I believe that looking back at your running accomplishments, as well as your failures, can make you a better runner in the year to come. Looking back helps you to move forward. To make progress as a runner, it’s important to see what’s working and what isn’t.
This episode is a lot like other end of year posts, and I struggled over whether or not I should actually do one. But, in the end, I felt the message was important enough to share. Self-analysis is key to improvement, and something all of us runners should practice.
In this episode:
- The importance of self-reflection and how it can help improve your running.
- How looking back is sometimes more valuable than looking forward.
- How I took the time to evaluate what went well in 2014 and what didn’t.
- Why I decided to run a Tough Mudder in 2015.
- How self-reflection can be much more beneficial to your running than setting goals and resolutions.
- How your mind re-frames, rebuilds, and reorganizes your thoughts through reflection.
- How I got too cocky and ended up injured.
- How a knowledge of running is not always the best thing you can do for your training.
- Key accomplishments in 2014 and a big thank you to my listeners.
- Why doorknobs are my evil nemesis and my own experiences with procrastinating.
- The common white lies of runners.
- What held you back or what stopped you from being the BEST runner you could be in 2014.
- Why I want to coach Hollywood super models – Great things CAN happen!
- How overwhelming feelings affected my life and impacted my running – and what I did about it!
- How sticky notes can change your life!
- Why mental fatigue is NOT a bad thing.
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