Because it’s all in your head.

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. Jordan An important part in endurance training is mental training. Since everyone has to deal at one point with self-doubt: did I train enough, am I prepared and skilled for this challenge.. In order to prepare yourself well you have to be prepared […]

Keeping me awake

Behind a ribbon of evening mist, a chill sky distills, and a melody of far waterfalls like ten silk strings comes to my pillow to tug my feelings, keeping me awake in sorrow past midnight.

A pillar of fire

“the earth is everyday overspread with the veil of night for the same reason as the cages of birds are darkened, namely, that we may the more readily apprehend the higher harmonies of thought in the hush and quiet of darkness. Thoughts which day turns into smoke and mist stand about us in the night […]

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Just Enough

Ōryōki’ According to the fifteen-hundred-year-old tradition of Oriyoki, monks of a Zen monastery receive their meals in three bowls. Ōryōki is a meditative form of eating that emphasizes mindfulness awareness practice by abiding to a strict order of precise movements. It’s not about the ritual. It’s a state of consciousness. Oryoki translates to “Just enough” […]

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Howl

Wolves howl to communicate with each other. With one sound, they tell their pack where they are, call the pack to a meeting, and warn off outsiders from the territory.

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Self acceptance

How running teaches self acceptance In Running According to Shepard (1979), self–acceptance is an individual’s satisfaction or happiness with oneself, and is thought to be necessary for good mental health. Self–acceptance involves self-understanding, a realistic, albeit subjective, awareness of one’s strengths and weaknesses. Running teaches you to relate to life, your body and to your […]

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Die Selbstbewertung

Die Selbstbewertung des Menschen beruht auf der Behauptung seiner Individualität. Dies folgt zu krankhaften „Luxusbildungen“ und der heutige Konsumgesellschaft und die Ausbeutung des Planeten zur Erhöhung des Lebensstandards. Mit als folgen die allgemeine und rasch um sich greifende Entfremdung von der lebenden Natur. Die Konsumgesellschaft trägt einen großen Teil der Schuld an der ästhetischen und […]