What feelings do you associate with letting go of a goal? relief clarity motivation excitement This isn’t a trick question. A woman I started working with recently set a goal to run the Rock and Roll Half Marathon. She’d done half marathons before, but hadn’t been running or exercising much recently. So that was great–I’m … More

I Frolic. You?

Left to my own devices, I would frolic all the live-long day. Going from one interest to another. Not entirely unproductive, but errands and accomplishments woven with reverie. I think about how to make that a legit part of my life. And in the past month, I decided to incorporate an official Frolic into my … More I Frolic. You?

The Power of Fun

I believe in the power of fun. It’s one of the best things you can have. Before my fitness work, I did game development. Board games, party games, ropes-course-y experiential games, and big social run-climb-grab-open-maneuver-twist-discover mind-and-body games. It turns out that stuff is hard for me to shake. In my fitness work, designing group fitness … More The Power of Fun

Tiny Habits Taking Seed

“I believe in habits. I believe in certain techniques that you do to prepare yourself, and I think that’s important.”- Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks quarterback, quoted in the Seattle Times, January 17, 2014 All week I’ve been practicing three new tiny habits, working them into my day so they become seamless and automatic. For the fifth … More Tiny Habits Taking Seed