Author Archives: Marcia Dority Baker

The Body Doesn’t Know Miles. It Knows Stress.
A Coach’s Recovery Plan

I got divorced this year. It wasn’t a surprise to me, but it definitely changed my life. We left the marriage just as quickly as we entered it twenty-five years ago, celebrating our anniversary in January and divorcing by June. But this article isn’t as much about divorce as it is about running. I’ve been […]

Your Thinking: The Secret Sauce
Three Steps to Changing Your Mindset

“You can’t change who you are, but you can change what you have in your head, you can refresh what you’re thinking about, you can put some fresh air in your brain.” —Ernesto Berteralli Have you ever stopped to think about what you think about? We live in a busy, noisy, and distracting world, so […]

Emotional Intelligence + Practice = Success

“No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” —attributed to Theodore Roosevelt When was the last time you looked someone in the eye and really listened to their words? Take a moment to reflect on your past two weeks. Was there an opportunity to pause and listen to someone […]