Category Archives: quote

YO! It’s 5 AM!

And it’s here. Marathon day. Whole-wheat bagel with peanut butter and banana? Check. Coffee? Check. Two reluctant dogs not understanding why their morning walk is so ‘effin early? Check. I feel excited, but calm. I am at peace. And I am so touched and happy by all the wonderful support my friends and my family […]

A marathoner is a marathoner regardless of time

My friend and running partner Jen posted this quote on Facebook for everyone running marathon this week: Mary R. Wittenberg, president, New York Road Runners Club: “A marathoner is a marathoner regardless of time. Virtually everyone who tries the marathon has put in training over months, and it is that exercise and that commitment, physical […]

Confidence is an important factor in the mind games athletes play: The power of positive thinking as it relates to more than success in business. One study of skiers training for the Olympic team showed that those who didn’t make the team had negative or tentative feelings about their abilities, and successful candidates were more positive. Does confidence breed success, or were the less successful skiers simply realistic about their talents? A little of both, probably.

Confidence is an important factor in the mind games athletes play: The power of positive thinking as it relates to more than success in business. One study of skiers training for the Olympic team showed that those who didn’t make the team had negative or tentative feelings about their abilities, and successful candidates were more […]