Happiness

Letting Go of Control

Letting Go of Control

I guess I’ve never really given it much thought before, but I have realized my need for control is rooted in fear. That fear (aka control) can manifest itself into some destructive habits. The scary part is the habits appear [on the surface] as productive and even praise worthy. And that praise? It’s music to…

Finding Joy In the Now

Finding Joy In the Now

There hasn’t been a whole lot of talk about running on the blog lately and, actually, there hasn’t been a whole lot of talk about running in my life at all. Whenever I’m asked anything about exercise the conversation almost always comes around to running. It’s my first choice for fitness, stress relief, relaxation and…

Live From the Heart

Live From the Heart

Never before have I been open to the truth of these words. Typically, I’m a logical person. By default I turn to facts, data and information to make decisions. This past weekend was possibly one of the only times (if not the only then one of very few) I made a decision based solely on…

Worry Less Live More

Worry Less Live More

How I changed my thinking and began to worry less. A situation came up at work this week that caused a friend to be paralyzed with worry and anxiety. She feared what might happen, the unknown. She sought reassurance  knowing no words would provide it. She asked repeatedly, “on a scale from 1 to 10 with…

A Letter to My Body

A Letter to My Body

From my heart. I’m not defined by the mistakes I’ve made. I’m defined by my determination to keep trying. Jill Conyers May 27, 2014 Dear Body, We just finished an amazing run and there are a few things I need to say. Just hear me out. Over the past year I have made some training…