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Marathon Minimalism: take 1 (Be Inspired!)

This is one of my photographs for the photo essay that accompanies my personal essay.  An inner side of vulnerability and innocence resides in living out loud your dream.

This is one of my photographs for the photo essay that accompanies my personal essay. An inner side of vulnerability and innocence resides in living out loud your dream.

The marathon training madness has begun, along with some other good stuff (paperwork still in the works to be signed and sealed). BUT, I am crafting a seven-part series on running as a minimalist: training for a marathon.

Here is my first personal essay and photo essay, "Minimalism Marathon: How To Edit Your Life" at Peaceful Dumpling, the vegan lifestyle network.

Enjoy being alive and well, whatever mode of action you select....today is tempo run day on hills. Feel the burn, a good-uncomfortable burn!

Here is a good article on why tempo running populates your inner workings with the right about of natural biochemistry goodies.

Live deeply,

Tricia

 

the light passenger

Each day I find the "sounds of silence." I met a few 10-day silent meditation folks at a party earlier this summer. One guy was heading to India to study with a master for a 45-day silent meditaton retreat. Wow, what a spirtual slacker I felt like. Meditation is not a competition, but it does bring up the ability to silence your mind with vigilance and intention/attention.

Laundry and folding can be considered a form of mediation right? And crepe making? I hope. At least I'm sticking to that as methods of becoming a passenger of light....when life's ordinary duties get in the way.

Two moments of passing into light while sitting still: