About Lynn Rush

New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author, chocolate addict & ultra runner. Rep'd by Nicole Resciniti of The Seymour Agency

Ready or not #The RunningWriter

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I’m ready for today. Are you?

It’s a matter of perspective and, this morning, I choose to have a great day today.

No matter what’s thrown at me, I will handle it.

So will you.

Let’s do this, my friends. You and me, together, we will conquer this day.

A peek into my crazy mind…#TheRunningWriter

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Yep. There’s a look into my scary mind.

And no, it’s not scary that I get up at 4am to run. It’s scary that I need an alarm to remember to get into the shower.

LOL.

I seriously lose hours when I’m writing. My characters keep chatting, changing directions, or just flat out talking up a storm. I legit forget to do things.

That’s why I have to set alarms. My hubby jokes that I need to set one to remember to breathe.

It’s not quite that chaotic in my head.

Yet.

What are your little tricks to staying on task–and on time?

Stop. Breathe. Refocus. #TheRunningWriter

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Mondays are hard for some people. Facing an uncertain job, jumping into the hustle-bustle of appointments and obligations, or dealing with scary health or life obstacles littering your path.

When I’m getting overwhelmed or scared I can get a bit obsessive on the bad things. I can view a day through, “Okay, what bad thing is going to happen today?” glasses.

But if I do that, then I’m looking for the bad things to happen.

Stop. Breathe. Refocus.

You are strong and you are capable. No matter what this Monday, or even the next hour, brings you, you will face it.

You will get through it.

You will be stronger for it.

So go out there and make it a great day.

Things change and that’s ok. #TheRunningWriter

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You’ve heard the phrase, “The only thing constant in life is change.”

Sometimes I hate that phrase. How ’bout you?

I’m a creature of habit. I find security in consistency. I can handle change, be adaptable. I would just rather not. LOL.

What I’ve learned over the years as a writer and runner is that circumstances change. Lives change.

I may spend day in and day out with writing or running friends, and then over time our path directions change. No hard feelings. No anger.

And when we meet up again, maybe even get to start hanging out again, it’s all good no hard feelings. No anger.

Don’t take change personal. While it might be about you, more than likely it’s not. It’s just life circumstances.

And if it is about you, go with it. Be open to feedback. Grow from it. Don’t get stuck in it. And don’t hate because of it.