The Fantastic Life


Be a Winner

What makes a winner?  I took a few minutes to ponder this question along with the article and here is who I consider winners.  People who: – Endure life’s challenges no matter how tough the situation. – Have the ability to make it to the finish line and never give up. – Set goals and work

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The Growth Zone

As we grow older, our comfort zones grow with us.  A lot of things that made me uncomfortable when I was younger, no longer bother me.  To this day, I continue to push myself to “grow” outside of my comfort zone so that I can continue to live my life to the fullest.  It’s called The

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I am constantly looking for ways to live my life as efficiently as possible. Every day, I live with the word Kaizen in mind. What is Kaizen you may ask? It is the philosophy that constant improvement with small positive changes can result in great success. I have included two articles about this topic today

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Own the Night

Twenty years ago, I hiked the John Muir Trail in 7 days (for context, most people take about 3 weeks).  We averaged over 30 miles a day. On the fourth night, my hiking buddy Brad woke me up at 1 am and said he was having sleep apnea. He would fall asleep and then wake

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Suffering Pleasurably

I love writing about Type 2 Fun – the type of fun that is challenging in the moment but rewarding in retrospect. I normalized this type of fun over 30 years ago when I started running marathons/ultra-marathons while I was working 70+ hours a week. This is not a brag session, just an observation — I KNOW

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