Barefoot Adventure Runner:
Yes I like to Feel EVERYTHING!
In feeling everything I learn to except without attachment, the pleasant and the not so pleasant and make subtle adjustments in muscle, ligament, joint flexion and such at an almost unconscious level towards gracefully and efficiently negotiating whatever terrain I am traversing with a Zen like flow.
Barefoot Running has literally given me a new lease on life. At one point Medical Doctors told me I needed to allow them to hacksaw off my entire right knee and install a plastic and metal one. Of which I promptly told them to "F-Off!" A knife didn't cause the chronic Inflammation and degeneration of the joint, and a knife won't fix it!
This led to my eventually figuring out that because of the sole level muting of most of the ground or pavement contact force because of rubber soles combined with layers of memory foam and built in plastic orthotics that many traditional running shoes contain my brain had lost touch with the feedback it needed to run without traumatizing my feet, ankles, knees, shins, and hips.
I was literally "Pounding The Pavement" and it was pounding me back and since its harder than skin, joints, muscles and ligaments, it won!
Well long story short, (I'll do an actual blog post with details later) I ditched the shoes, realized I was using my right leg, hip, foot completely differently from the left creating twisting, torquing, grinding motions in the knee joint, heel striking was causing my shins to take on a job description they were never intended for: preventing all of my foot in front of the heel landing from slapping the ground like a falling, face planting drunk on every foot landing...
The net result was chronic shin splints, the braking effect of hyperextending the entire leg out front of the hip joint like a pole vaulters pole being planted in the end of the runway pit created so much braking force I was literally sanding off the skin on the bottoms of my feet, my toes and heel area. Thus the blisters...
What I did to correct all this will be unpacked in a future "irregular" blog post...
Personality Type: INFP:
And here's why I love FEELING EVERYTHING and even more INSPIRING is EXPERIENCING THE GREAT NOTHING or Flow as its referred to in Creative circles like Art, Music, Story Writing, Dancing, etc.
Anytime one can hold or experience the extremes of duality in any endeavor, you'll find your consciousness releasing all framing like thoughts and literally becoming "Flow" - No thoughts - No Words - No Nothing even....
To begin to "Innerstand" the strange and fascinating personality I was apparently gifted with even before birth, take a dive down the topic category at the top of this page labeled: "Know Thyself"
(Top left of this page, look for the 3 bars on top of one another that when clicked creates a drop down menu if your on your mobile phone)
You'll find at least 2 different Personality Profiling sites links on the Know Thyself page where you can for free find out what your own unique inner Spirit looks like, prefers and dislikes, its Super Powers and Shadow aspects, what career paths are ideal for someone wired like you, which personality types are a hand in glove fit vs which ones are "too much constant work" to make them worth your while.
I'm suggesting you take the time to take the personality test for you because as you deepen your understanding of who and what you actually are, you will automatically make it easier for you to deeply understand others. Matter of fact its impossible to truly "innerstand" or connect as if you are standing inside another perceiving and processing as they uniquely do unless you truly and deeply inner stand yourself. Think of this approach as Self Love. Not the idea of love but Love in the deepest sense of who you are. You can't truly love another until you love yourself. Whatever limitations we have within ourselves we project upon our relationships. Become Limitless.... Always exploring... Always learning... Always being inspired.... Looking into your own INNER LIGHT...
If your on a desktop, laptop, tablet, there are 7 clickable categories across the top of the front opening page
Fruitarian - Vegan
I love Teaching Others how to identify and implement systems that one can deploy that can work for them instead of them working for a system to earn a more than enough to live a Personal Freedom centered Minimalist Lifestyle.
In this day and age, if you have a mobile phone, you can have a Location Independent Virtual Business that you can grow and support from anywhere a cell signal or WiFi signal can be tapped into.
Explore the "LifeStyle Money" category in the main menu above to learn more about that topic and feel free to either text me for additional links to more detailed videos on PDF's I can send you that I promise will be game changers for you if your just not getting it how powerful these systems can be and how your only a decision away from beginning to build bridges out of the Wage Slavery you've tolerated so far because it was the best offer you've had based on years of indoctrination (schooling) that only offered you an education geared towards becoming a nice compliant wage slave. I know this because I came from where. you are and I hated every moment of it.
Not a day went by where I didn't find myself pondering that there had to be a better way to make money and actually have a life.... Somehow I knew the universe was rearranging the realm I've traveled through life on to one day walk me right into the answer to that vision.
Selling your time (Literally, Your Life Force) by the hour, week or whatever way they manage to "Con - Vince" you that your only with X amount of dollars per hour is a really enslaving way of life. You don't actually have real freedom until you have systems in place making you money while you sleep, poop, lay out naked on a remote beach, hang out at home or like me, run all over everywhere for as far and long as I like, visiting peeps, making new friends and even business partners along the way.
Contrary to what most believe, it doesn't take a degree, any business know how up front, lots of money to get started and get to profit, or any of that nonsense.
I chose a system that has built in app - phone desktop accessible video tutorials on what I need to know and how to do the few task involved in creating a positive cash flow and maintaining it over time with minimal oversight and maximal free time to go do me and those I care about and love.
So this area doesn't become too long let me summarize what topics your likely to find as I continue to type and peck my thoughts and experiences into publishable pages here:
Barefoot and Semi Barefoot Running involving minimalist huaraches or running sandals and perhaps few fully enclosed minimalist running shoes for those in extreme cold climates.
Biomechanics of Bipedal Locomotion: How feet, ankles, lower, upper legs including knee joints, hips, torso, arms and shoulders work to create an elegant and sustainable running motion or form.
Biochemistry from the view of The Innate Intelligence or Body Level Intelligence: I'll bet most of you have never considered that the innate intelligence that orchestrates and governs the trillions of biochemical transactions and processes going on even as you read this to make it possible for you breath, maintain inner alkalinity, remove waste byproducts and toxins, digest food, remove excess water, hold you upright without you falling over on your ear right now is actually your "Real Self"! How is that? Keep coming back and find out!
Structure - Function Insights: The more cells or tissue dedicated to a given physiological structures mass the more that mass predisposes one to experience what that structure is designed to do.
This goes even beyond physicality and into quantum physics and I will unpack
Cellular and Systemic Regeneration
Nutrition based on ones own DNA Analysis
Foot - Sole Health
Fitness via Body Weight and Gym available technologies
Run Touring and Camping Equipment and Practices
Meditation in Motion and in Stillness
Knowing Thyself - Personality Testing
This blog is a living, breathing documentation of the real world and hard won insights and experiences I've lived and learned from spanning at the time of this posting about 850,000 human powered miles.
I've survived and learned to thrive in all kinds of weather, on road and off-road terrain, altitudes, mental, physical and emotional fatigue, near death experiences, that included needing to overcome severe depression and near suicidal states to seek out insights and actions that could help me regenerate a severely damaged body the doctors told me could not be restored to previous states of functionality: Nerve and joint damage....
Needless to say, I've overcome all the above and more. Out the ashes of all the ways I could crash and burn I've arisen to bring buckets of water, insights and actionable tools to overcome just about everything life has thrown at you.
Be it a body that's not performing at optimal or ideal levels in some area or all over, Or some mental or emotional state or pattern that sabotages you every time you go to move to the next level in fitness, relationships, creating financial independence, and the freedom to come and go as you please about this earth with no cash flow concerns.
As a visitor here, you have the option to become a part of my growing family of friends or as I experience it: Connections I love to Connect with....
Understand up front that I am an Introvert by nature. That doesn't mean I don't like people. It means I love people that are authentic, genuine, unfiltered, deep thinkers and creative in their view points.
It also means that I do cherish my time alone... That's how I recharge my inner batteries. Deep conversations with others and or just running side by side down some road or trail can be energizing also.
A lot of what I have learned in all those miles and moments came to me while alone.
However the most priceless insights came from connections as unique as you are, who shared their stories, experiences and hard won insights.
Each of us is an entirely unique universe of different experiences and perspectives that when shared can prove priceless in inspiring and empowering someone else that we had no idea would get so much out of what might seem ordinary to ourselves.
While doing Rideshare Driving a few years ago I gave a ride to a very wealthy guy who lived in a mansion on the water in Newport Beach CA - he even had a 100 ft yacht tied up right at his front door!
He asked me to tell him a bit about my journey through life so far.....
In the span of a 18 minute ride he turned to me and stated; "Erskien, I want to thank you!" I said: "For what?"
He replied, "For everything, our brief little conversation this morning just changed the entire trajectory of my life!" I asked: "What did I say?" He replied: "Everything!"
One of my greatest mentors once told me that "We teach best what we most need to learn!"
So in sharing what I do here, I find that as I reread over time what I post and the comments you all offer in the comments areas, I learn and feel fed in kind. Visitors report they too gain insights and realizations that cause them to go next level and make course corrections.
I find its when you all ask me the questions you have not found solutions to that take me into the abyss of inner wisdom into space and places I probably would not go into for my own sake that end up bringing out pearls of wisdom with a fortune in delivering a higher quality of life.
Based on what's available via the "Knowing Thyself" clickable link on this blogs front page across the top, I've come to realize that as an INFP in the Meyers - Briggs Personality Type Indicator System I'm kind of a "Word Artist". People say I do an amazing job of helping them understand complex things using simple "Mind Pictures" I create out of words and memes.
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In the back ground as you're reading this, I am laying out the logistics for the biggest adventure I've ever dreamed of.
Many passionate runners have run coast to coast. I've ridden a bicycle across the US before and I loved it!
Since age 9 I've had a dream of traversing all 48 Continental States to create a Transcontinental Run that will take approximately 2 years to complete and cover approximately 30,000 miles.
I'll be doing many post along the way leading up to the targeted launch window of late winter to early spring of 2022 and beyond.
Align with Your Purpose and the Passion will Take You Everywhere Your Need to Go
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