The One Constant to Get Better at Anything

Years ago I had lofty time goals for my races, and I spent a lot of time searching for, and reading, how to get faster. Sure, there are a ton of interval workouts to do, and recovery snacks to eat devour, but everything I read, experienced, and learned through my run coach training, came back to one main concept: run more.

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This is where a lot of us get stuck. We use Google to overthink, and overwhelm ourselves. We ignore the biggest, most obvious solution: Do the thing more. Click to see what I mean!

Practice makes perfect is one of the more annoying cliches, but it’s freaking TRUE! Intervals will help, recovery snacks, sleep, working with a coach, all of these things support getting faster, but you will not get faster if you don’t simply run more miles.

As always, the lessons I learn through running carry into my life in ways I never expect.

You want to get better at writing? There are writing prompts you can do and courses you can take, but simply writing more is going to be what gives you confidence and helps you find your voice.

Getting better at meditating is going to require a consistent meditation practice. You could take a course, research the best apps, and read about how to be a better meditator (is that a word 🤷‍♀️) but doing 5 minutes every morning will make you better.

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This is where a lot of us get stuck. We use Google to overthink, and overwhelm ourselves. We ignore the biggest, most obvious solution: Do the thing more.

What do you want to get better at? How can you create time and space to practice it more?

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