how to really #GetAtHome in this world

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Fun & Function

“People Who Say That Running Is Fun Are Lying to You,” Outside Online recently had to claim. I’d still say that I do it for fun, but in the process, maybe I took things a little too easy.

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The case that got me thinking about individual experience and the need for some “self-experimentation” – see my post on The N = 1 of Life Advice – came almost literally from a case… From samples of Pure Encapsulation’s Daily Immune (Immune Active, as it’s called in Europe) supplement, that is. Supplements in the form […]

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As much attention as “paleo” has received as the latest fad diet, the people who are looking into its basic tenet as a guide to what a human is meant to experience – how we are to live, not just to eat – are much fewer. It may be understandable only too easily. “Do you […]

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How we are not at home in our bodily being is one of the fundamental ways we are not “at home:” We think of “our bodies” when that is, in fact, what we are before we even develop a sense of self, remain even if we lose our mind, and always are as an integrated […]

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St. John’s Day, as in: Midsummer Day, the day of the summer solstice, is almost upon us. It will be the time for mountain solstice fires again, then, and fittingly for both that day and climate change, St. John’s Wort has just come into bloom here, already. Having looked towards FKT as “fully known trails […]

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You get older and, even in these times of a supposed refusal (or failure) of people to grow up, you stop playing. Computer games may still be somewhat okay; card or board games are accepted if you are in the fitting circles; some sports activities are seeing a lot of support… but simply running around, […]

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It is one of the great things about us that we have such a rich life of the mind. Sure, we may be misled by it, ending up fighting over ideologies when we’d really much rather get along, falling victim to stories we tell ourselves of how life is, other people were, and we ourselves […]

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“I think there are limits [in ultra-distance running]… but I don’t think anyone actually ever reaches theirs.” Anton Krupicka in Kilian’s Quest S04E05. For training and gear testing – and of course, for the fun of it – I found myself running around the lakeside road to ‘my mountain’ (the Traunstein) again. It was a […]

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FKT, “fastest known times,” may be the oldest running idea that no one has ever heard of. The challenge of being faster than someone, or preferably everyone, else has surely been around for long, and if it wasn’t in head-to-head competition, it was in how long it took someone to cover the distance from one […]

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