It's that time of year when we start writing our lists of New Year's resolutions designed to bring us good health, joy and happiness, break bad habits, and much more. When January 2 arrives, we start running and saving money, eating less and smiling more, arriving early and not late, and whatever else is on the 32-item list, right? But then on February 1 we're still stuffing … [Read more...] about New Year’s Resolutions: Are They Really Worth It?
achieving one's dreams & goals
No matter what your age is, you can start right now to moving towards participating in any athletic activity. Yes, you can. https://youtu.be/SEf7MoQYgzE Video credit: The Nike Channel on YouTube.com | Published Aug. 14, 2016 Sister Madonna began running at the age of 48 in 1978. After getting encouragement from friends, she competed in her first triathlon four years later … [Read more...] about Age is Just a Number. It is for Sister Madonna, Can be for You, Too
"Find a way." -- Diana Nyad I happened to spot - and watch - this TED Talk by endurance swimmer Diana Nyad, the first person to successfully swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage on Sept. 2, 2013. Her passion, dedication and perseverance to achieve a long-held dream should inspire and motivate us to do the same. But don't think your dream must be lofty, … [Read more...] about Motivational Monday: “Never Ever Give Up” Says Diana Nyad
Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad became the first person to successfully swim from Cuba to Key West in Florida without the use of a shark cage. This was her fifth attempt in 35 years to swim the 110-mile Florida Straits. Her time was 52 hours, 54 minutes and 18 seconds. She was quoted by the New York Times as saying, "“I have three messages. One is we should never, ever give … [Read more...] about Dreams Come True: Nyad Successfully Completes Cuba-Florida Swim