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Posts Tagged ‘Boost Creativity’

My South Pole Expedition: Finding Fire on Ice

On January 18, 2014, I stood at the South Pole with my husband Marty after 48-days of skiing across the cold, barren, windswept continent of Antarctica. Our South Pole expedition began with the spark of an idea three years earlier, during a casual conversation in which Marty asked, “What do you think about going to the South Pole?”

As I slowly processed his words, a neon DO NOT ENTER sign flashed through my mind. Who would care for our son? … Read more


Slow Down to Boost Creativity

Some years ago I learned from my ultrarunning coach, Scott Jurek, bestselling author of Eat and Run, that to boost your endurance and ultrarunning performance, you have to slow down.  You can’t go out every day and run your hardest.  In fact, your body needs you to slow down and work other systems that support speed.  Going slow on a lot of training days allows your body to recover and perform at a higher level, giving you more energy to … Read more