Friday, July 13, 2018

Blow Your Big Day? Bounce Back with Mindfulness.

I was standing quite alone on an empty dirt road. I'd just biked up three of the hardest hills of my life, and was about halfway through the 30-mile route of Brattleboro, Vermont's 2018 Tour de Heifer. 

Or so I thought. 

Sunday, July 1, 2018

"We Don't Do Small:" Honesty and Mental Toughness

I needed an iced coffee and didn't have much time, so I rolled up to the McDonald's drive-through and asked the robot-speaker-thingy for a small, with Splenda on the side. After a pause, a bored, distorted voice said, "Medium iced coffee. Anything else?"

"Small," I repeated.

"We don't do small," the voice replied.