Tina Muir and Zoë Rom’s book, Becoming a Sustainable Runner, takes a three-pronged approach to sustainability. Part one, “Sustain Your Runner’s Mind and Body,” examines how runners can strengthen their entire being, including ways to increase self-confidence and practice mindfulness, run and cross train to reduce injury, and replenish themselves to keep running strong throughout their life.
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This week’s podcast is a chapter from that section, “Bolster Your Confidence.” It’s excerpted from the audiobook, which is read by Tina, and examines ways to avoid self-sabotage, learn self-acceptance, practice self-compassion, and ditch comparisons, which are one of the biggest barriers to accepting ourselves.
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