Pursuits

I’m constantly challenging myself physically and mentally to be the best leader and all around person I can be. This is where I share what I have been reading, doing, and thinking about to improve my life and mind. Common subjects include bicycling, running, and how to keep a positive mental attitude.

Proper running technique & active meditation

By Jon Sabes / October 21, 2019

Two recent posts by Rich Roll’s website are excellent guides to a concept I love called “Active Meditation” and “How to Run.” Many runners I know talk about the mental journey they go on while running. So, the two concepts go hand-in-hand as you can get into a meditative state while being active, such as […]

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Why we run

By Jon Sabes / August 30, 2019

In this inspiring short documentary, the running pastor embodies why we run.

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Create Your Life: Personal GROWTH PLANNER

By Jon Sabes / March 15, 2019

Several months ago, I completed a personal pursuit to create a Personal Growth Planner to aid me, and others, in fashioning one’s life to the unique design one imagines it to be. Whether we realize it or not, throughout our life we are engaged in a deliberate act of creation. The question then is, how […]

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Clavicle Plate Removal: CollarBone Surgical Repair – Installment #2

By jonsabes / December 5, 2018

Recently, I received some inquires about updates on my recovery from my collarbone fracture/plate install/removal.  So I am very happy my post somehow found its way into the hands of people wondering the same things I was.  The decision making process on what treatment option to pursue is challenging.  And after, there is less information on […]

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Jordon Peterson – Listen

By jonsabes / September 23, 2018

I have been following Jordon Peterson for a while and really appreciate his articulation of complex ideas and thoughts on how we work as humans and in a society. While I appreciate Jordon’s book, 12 Rules for Life, it is no substitute to listening to the man talk and verbal process. On that front, Jordan’s […]

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CollarBone Fracture – Clavicle Hardware Removal

By jonsabes / April 15, 2018

Finally, the post we have all been waiting for a blog on collarbone fracture clavicle hardware removal!! On April 11th, I went back to the surgery center to have the surgeon remove the plate and screws holding my clavicle in place while the broken boned healed.  Since making the choice to surgically repair my broken […]

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DIY Outdoor Winter Safer Running Shoe

By jonsabes / February 19, 2018

This is a DIY video about how to make a safer running shoe for the outdoors during the long winter months of the Bold North. Every avid runner of the cold dark months of the North has either taken a nasty tumble while running, or knows a friend who has. Normally these falls are of […]

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Collarbone Fracture Rehabilitation Begins – September 2017

By jonsabes / February 2, 2018

This is a follow-on post to my September 2017 Post describing my bicycle accident that led to the surgical repair of my collarbone fracture. The point of this post is to provide access to the secret photos to basic physical rehabilitation movements to maintain your range of motion. Collarbone Fracture Rehabilitation Begins – September 2017 […]

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Total Immersion – RIP Terry Laughlin

By jonsabes / November 11, 2017

Last week while listening to my favorite podcast Tim Ferris, I was surprised and saddened to learn that Terry Laughlin, founder and developer of the Total Immersion swimming method had passed.  The cause of Terry’s early demise: prostate cancer – metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer – a nasty cancer with a bad prognosis. Tim Ferris’s own […]

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Collarbone Fracture Recovery from Death Defying Bike Accident

By jonsabes / September 4, 2017

The purpose of this article is to document the recovery of a broken clavicle that occurred from a nasty bike accident I had this summer. In researching treatment options, I found tons of information about the injury from people in similar situations (the more details the better). However, when it came to recovery, particularly from […]

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