Secrets for a better run

If you have the opportunity to hang with professional runners or elite athletes, you may be able to pick up a few tidbits—how to pace yourself, which routes have the cleanest bathrooms, what to wear when the weather changes during your run. When I started running I used to ask coaches, trainers, nutritionists and veteran... Continue Reading →

Changing your perspective

Most of us spend so much of our lives plagued by our insecurities, failures, negative behaviors and addictions. If all we focus on is the negative, it will be hard to accomplish everything we are meant to do in this world. If we spent half our energy focusing on what’s good within us instead of what’s... Continue Reading →

How to overcome challenging times

Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They are what make the instrument stretch, what makes you go beyond the norm. Imagine a life where everything goes your way. Where you get everything you want without having to work hard for it. Where you have pretty much the path clear... Continue Reading →

You are good enough

Have you ever worked really hard to get what you want only to find out the end result wasn’t as satisfying as you thought? I have been training really hard during my life to be good at something. To feel like I am good enough. To matter. And lately, to make a difference. I have... Continue Reading →

Are you your worst enemy?

Back in 1999 I was a good swimmer. I thought of myself as a super swimmer (my ego was a little bit bigger than it is now). I had already won a world championship, at 27 I became the oldest member in our National Swim Team ever, I helped our team to earn a couple of... Continue Reading →

What you do matters

Often time I wonder if I am making a difference in the world. I used to think I had to be a huge star or someone very well known to make a difference. Or to be involved in a huge charity or organization to make an impact in the world. The truth is that, while... Continue Reading →

Parenthood. Are you doing it right?

Parenthood is hard. Period. It doesn't matter what you do or which approach you take, being a parent is not easy. You can read books about it, you can ask for advice, you can go through trial and error and, most likely, there will be moments when you feel like a complete failure and perhaps... Continue Reading →

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