30 Mar '17, 6pm

Mojo, Motivation, and Burnout – A Conversation with Therapist Drew Mikita via ...

Mojo, Motivation, and Burnout – A Conversation with Therapist Drew Mikita via ...

Runners’ Lack of Mojo, Motivation & Eventual Burnout While we’ve all experienced the excitement and subsequent motivation of trail and ultrarunning, many of us have also been through the doldrums of no motivation, losing one’s mojo , and the dreaded burnout. Drew at Kumbu Ice Falls, Everest. So how do you define each? Are motivation and mojo the same thing? How do they differ from each other? Are both emotional states, or is there a physical component to them? My guest is Drew Mikita , a Licensed Family Therapist from Breckenridge Colorado who I’ve had on the show before when I had the opposite problem we discussed in this episode. Turns out he’s also a World Record holder, but you’ll have to wait until the end of the show to hear that story. So what can we do to proactively prevent burnout? What about when we find ourselves–or a loved one–with a lack of running motivation...

Full article: http://ultrarunnerpodcast.com/mojo-motivation-burnout/

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