When a runner is in stride, they are in a comfortable rhythm. One that allows them to run comfortably and efficiently. This takes time and practice to find but once found makes running easier and more pleasurable.
I believe the same is true for our daily lives. We need to practice and allow ourselves the time to find our”stride”. All too often we take off into the “rat race” that is our lives without any preparation. We get out of bed grab a shower and a cup of coffee and we’re off!
A runner warms and stretches his muscles, reviews his course and plans his stride accordingly. By doing this he prevents injuries, and maximizes both the pleasure and benefits from the run.
Why don’t we approach our day this way? Get up a little earlier review our day, stretch our minds and settle our souls into some sort of rhythm. Better preparing ourselves for the day ahead. How lovely it would be to find our stride and be productive and less stressed at the same time.
So before getting into the starting blocks for the rat race tomorrow, warm up. You may find your stride and win the race!