Much love and little black hearts to you all on World Mental Health Day

Today, October 10 is World Mental Health Day, so I thought I'd take this opportunity to stray from the topic of running to write about another major theme in my life. Maybe it is slightly related to running because maybe my passion for the sport started as a relief from stress or an escape from…

It’s not just about charging ahead, but seeing where you want to go..

Sometimes people say things that resonate in our hearts forever. I'll never forget one particular night in a tiny apartment in Cuzco five years ago. A small group of yoga students were lounging on the living room floor, enjoying an indoor picnic and grounding from a San Pedro ceremony, when a young shaman to-be opened…

Learned to let go of the things we can’t control…

Left em behind, and followed rock & roll. This morning I saw a man dressed in a button down & tie for the first time since moving to Northern California. I think I love it here. After that unusual spotting, I had breakfast in the café attached to my favorite locally owned health food store (there's…

YES! I aM Crazy! It’s LiBerating, you should Try it!”

When I first started this blog, it was primarily about running. It’s my true love, the thing that saved my life and keeps me going. That’s kind of why I chose the name “irunintotrees.”* Trail running is way better than road running (obviously) and sometimes, when I’m not paying attention (often) or when I run…