A friend once told me that running is supposed to feel hard, which has been surprisingly freeing because it helped me accept that it’s ok if some runs just feel like a struggle.
You can’t get that runner’s high every day, and as you start to set aggressive goals and work towards getting faster or running longer, it’s going to be tough.
When I start to get uncomfortable, I tell myself that I can do hard things.
We can always push so much further than our minds tell us. “