• journeyman of faith | armchair philosopher
• business student, writer, and runner
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i hear your voice but it’s distant you and the others got through and i’m glad i’m not sure how far behind i am but i’ll get there
Undercurrent of melancholy
Today is a new day, or is it yesterdays leftover My emotions scramble into one I pray for change yet all my cries do is bounce off the tumbling walls of my mind
Why I’m not aiming for greatness anymore
I’m the sort of guy that goes all-in. Wants massive things to happen. Momentous occurrences happening on a daily. Yet this is often far from reality. After months of this perspective, you can develop somewhat of a bad view of life due to the fact you are constantly being let down. Maybe it's me being idealistic or not wanting to implement hard daily habits.
The biggest life lessons Running has taught me
So maybe you’re a hardcore runner, a couch to 5km sort of person, or someone who just completely hates the sport. No matter the case, these five lessons will still provide some value (or at least I hope so). When lockdown arrived, I found myself becoming somewhat anxious. Yet, after covering a lot of miles and spending a bit of time in introspection, I found more clarity within my position and an undercurrent of happiness in the day-to-day. Lightbulbs occurred and perspectives shifted. Here are the life lessons running taught me:
How to have a fail-proof product launch
First things first; when it comes to selling something you need to validate your product. This enables you to know that you actually have potential customers and that all the time and money you are about to use isn’t for nothing.
Barefoot Running: 8 Months Later
You may be wondering why in the world anyone would want to run barefoot, and I’m not going to lie, I wouldn’t blame you. With new innovations from major brands like Nike, you’d assume I was going backward in technology. Well, after 8 months of adapting to this lifestyle, here are the benefits I’ve found, some of the hardships, and overall why I’m not going back.
Lesson Matthew McConaughey taught me
I’ve always been a fan of Mr. Matthew McConaughey. ‘Interstellar’, ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ and ‘Mud’ to name a few favourites. When I found out that he’d come out with a book I was skeptical. The thoughts of, Oh please don’t be another celebrity trying to make a quick dash for cash, definitely crossed my mind. However, after watching the Joe Rogan podcast and hearing him talk a bit more of his process writing this book and the deep musings he had on life I was intrigued.
The Success Equation
You may look at the word 'Success' and wince a bit. I know I definitely do. But let's look at it practically with this equation: