Tag Archives: self-confidence

It Doesn’t Hurt To Just Try

Much like a twelve year old girl, I usually take a selfie after my morning run, Modern Philosophers, and post it on Facebook.  There are many reasons for this: The photo offers proof of life, and lets my friends know … Continue reading

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Sweat Kills (And Other Running Myths)

Today was my eleventh consecutive day of work, Modern Philosophers. I may not be Cal Ripken quite yet, but I kept my iron man streak going with an eleven hour work day. When I finally made it home to The … Continue reading

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Marco Rubio: Third Place Champion!

I stayed up past my bedtime last night, Modern Philosophers, to watch the coverage of the Iowa Caucus. Sure, I was going to be tired today, but I couldn’t possibly go to sleep without knowing if I had to move … Continue reading

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Something Wicked Sweaty This Way Comes

My apologies to Ray Bradbury for the title of the post, but it really is perfect when you factor in the alternate definition of “wicked” in the New England vernacular. Speaking of Mr. Bradbury, I had the honor of meeting … Continue reading

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Sweaty Five-Oh: A Running Milestone

As I climbed the first hill on my morning run, Running Toga flapping in the wind behind me, I realized that today was Day 50 of my running program. That’s quite the achievement for a self-proclaimed hater of running, wouldn’t … Continue reading

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My Hero’s Journey Is Personal And Twisted

It’s a beautiful Saturday, Modern Philosophers, so let’s talk about writing. We don’t do that often enough on this blog, and it’s something we should form Deep Thoughts on as we are pretty much all writers here. Screenwriting has a … Continue reading

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This Express Train Makes No Stops

Do you ever have the sneaking suspicion, Modern Philosophers, that you are capable of doing so much more, but you’re simply too afraid of failure to test that theory? Deep Thoughts about this have been bouncing around in my head … Continue reading

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Running The Last Of The Snow And Ice Out Of Town

It was still below freezing when I woke up this morning, Modern Philosophers, but since it has been in the 40s for the last few days, I didn’t really mind. April is just around the corner, and that’s when Spring … Continue reading

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The Run Before The Storm

What a difference a week makes, Modern Philosophers! Last week, I struggled (to put it mildly) through my first three runs of the year.  My body was not pleased with my return to fitness, and it made sure that I … Continue reading

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Every Run Begins With A First Step

It’s been a long time since I’ve written a post about running, Modern Philosophers. Most Winters, I am able to put on my heaviest running toga, lace up my running shoes, and hit the road to get a little mileage … Continue reading

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