“Challenging” or “Hard”?

“All around you, people will be tiptoeing through life, just to arrive safely at death.  But dear children, do not tiptoe.  Run, hop, skip, or dance, just don’t tiptoe.”  –Shane Claiborne This morning I was thinking how life is a lot like spin class. I was noticing that I can never get through the whole class […]

Let Something Go

In the continuing series of “what I heard in spin class this morning,” is this brilliant phrase: Let something go. In my leadership and coach trainings we used to say, “you cannot get to second base if you are holding on to first base.” I had a potential client come to me and ask me […]

How Far Can You Go?

I was in spin class this morning, where I get most of my inspiration and good ideas, and I heard this phrase that I’ve grown up with my entire life. My spin instructor said, “mind over matter.” She also says things like, “Get your mind right.” They’re so cliche I don’t think much about them. […]

What I Heard In Spin Class Today

Whenever I come into spin class, there’s a song playing – often a fairly motivating song. I blog a lot about spin class because it is challenging for me and it hits me frequently that this is what makes it work for me. Because life is challenging as well and often in similar ways. If […]