Can you find the fun in today?
Mine was in my run.
I didn’t think it would be fun. I woke up late after a restless night. I was worried if I could run with no toenails.
I had already lost one toenail and another was dangling on to dear life by the last skin. Apprehension and irritation were my friends when I set out.
But not for long. All I had to do was lace up and lean into this day.
I took a deviation from my usual path because the TedTalk I was listening to urged me to have fun.
And suddenly, I was scrambling through a trail, laden with crunchy leaves, mossy ponds, curious dogs 🐕, and slender branches stretching their yogic pose to a grinning sky.
Turn right and there is a yellow carpet. Bangalore is crowing its beauty through flowers of all hues. A purple here. Pink there. And yellow for some fun.
Past some of the funkiest, cutest bus shelters I had seen. And then finally, to come to a stop where Mr. Khan from Hubli gives me “green” juices for energy.
The juice is a mix of amla, wild berries, beetroot, and other roots lost in translation. I chat with Khan, say hi to a curious priest and run back in joy.
Fun? Ah. We can have it all the time.
Here are the podcasts I listened to on my run.
The power of gratitude: https://lnkd.in/gZmWBDbd
Why having fun is the secret: https://lnkd.in/gZmWBDbd
And for even more fun, I added my selfie, so that my troll army can comment. 😄.
I wish you a Sunday of ease and fun.
5 Replies to “The Joy Of Running”
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Sweet morning. I would like to hear the fun podcast please. Both links are for the gratitude podcast. Love you. Hugs.
Oh, I have updated the links, Karen! Thank you much for spotting it!
That does sound like fun! Glad you had such a nice little adventure. It’s the small things that bring the biggest joy.
Indeed. Felt so joyous.