Life

Simple life ramblings, from a person trying to figure this thing out.

Life

Simple life ramblings, from a person trying to figure this thing out.

“I’m very comfortable, being uncomfortable”

Thank you for reading my personal blog

– Tony

Light Over Darkness

Light Over Darkness

I came across this marvelous gem the other day. Counterintuitive indeed. Yet so real. As I train for my next big adventure, the BigFoot 200 mile run in August (having recently completed another adventure of running 100 miles) I am spending more time on the mental...

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One Hundred Mile Redemption

One Hundred Mile Redemption

Back in early September, 2019, I made my second attempt at running one hundred miles (Running One Hundred Miles). Though full of stories of bear encounters, vomiting, being utterly alone amid the continental divide and more, I came up short. Twelve minutes on the...

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Running One Hundred Miles

Running One Hundred Miles

That title is not a typo. Nor is it click-bait. It's something that roughly 35,000 people worldwide have done to date. And since there are 7 billion people in the world it's not that common. But before you label that group "freaks" or wonder why I am writing about...

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Honesty. With Yourself And Others

Honesty. With Yourself And Others

Honesty is more than simply not lying. More than telling the truth. It means being honest with yourself. With others. It means taking an inventory of life, of what makes you happy and what does not. We are all suffering deep inside. Life is hard, and the challenges...

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Stop Being A Prisoner To Fear

Stop Being A Prisoner To Fear

We are prisoners to fear. Afraid to live the life we want out of fear of being ridiculed, rejected or judged by others. Rather than live our own lives, we adjust to that of others. To fit into the confines placed upon us. That's not living. It's following. It's not...

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Happiness Is Found Through Suffering

Happiness Is Found Through Suffering

We accept suffering as a necessary evil. A part of life we would love to avoid. In fact many go out of their ways, at all costs, to avoid suffering. To find a peaceful, tranquil path along the journey of finding meaning and happiness in life. Yet in their attempt to...

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Don’t Fear Happiness

Don’t Fear Happiness

New Year's Day is fast approaching and soon many will be setting their resolutions. But why wait until a given date on the calendar? Isn't happiness so important, that it should be found today? Why do we fear happiness? Why do we believe we can control this "bubble"...

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