Wednesday, June 20, 2007


OK-so if you are turned off by soul/woo-woo stuff, read no further. My friend Esther told me about "SoulCollage"which is an art project you can do to get in touch with parts of yourself. So I decided today to do one on the race coming up this weekend. I loved doing it! This is my collage. Then there are questions you ask about the picture (it is on a 5X7 card).
Who are you? I am the 8 year old that won all the time, that beat them all. I am the one who is athletic, an athlete. I believe in myself, I am good enough. I stay confident and strong in races. I am a winnner.
What do you have to give me? I give you mental, physical and psychological strength to do even the hardest races, the part of you that never gives up. I give you the wisdom to know when to eat, drink, push yourself, back off, listen to your body. I give you permission to have fun and be lighthearted.
What do you want from me? I want you to have fun racing, feel like a winner, don't get discouraged. I want you to believe you can do your best and be with the best. I want you to feel proud of yourself no matter what.
Is there anything else you would like to say to me? Think: Slow, steady=fast, calm. I am a runner. My bike and I are steady and strong. You have what it takes to win.
How will I remember? Remember when you see each mile marker, pass each bouy and each time you read this card.
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Lisa - Slow & Steady said...

I'm not sure what to think of the card. Is this to help you stay motivated and remind you of positive thoughts? It's interesting.

Glad you got out of jury duty at least this week.

Have fun this weekend. I'll be looking foward to your race report. :)

Debi said...

It is-just to keep myself on a positive note. Kind of like getting to know the stronger parts of myself inside and tap into that when I get discouraged..