“To be beautiful means to be yourself.”
― Thich Nhat Hanh
About three years ago, I was talking to a friend about training for a half marathon. “I would really love to finally run a sub-two (13.1 miles in under 2 hours),” I told him, “like [our other running friends.] But I’m just so slow!” “You have to run your own race,” he told me.
Those words have stuck with me, probably because I struggle mightily with comparisons. I know, intellectually, that comparing yourself to Continue reading “How to Run Your Own Race”