New year, new me. Except no. That's where you've gone astray. New year, better me. The difference for me is not starting over but continuing to grow. This month I'm all about things that can bring some extra light to this new year and all of its uniqueness.

The United States Rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement

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On the first day of the new Biden-Harris Administration, President Biden officially committed the US to rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement. On top of that, he also canceled various drilling operations and various land and restored the protected status of some public land. How cool is that! Read more here.

“Il Mandaloriano”

A 'spaghetti western' Mandalorian Trailer. Yes, please! I love it when folks find some inspiration and run with it.

Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman - Yvon Chouinard

Read the Intro here.

Yvon Chouinard is an absolute legend and a huge personal inspiration to me. I found this book to be equal parts instruction manual for business and leadership as well as a fantastic look into the history and inner-workings of one of my favorite brands.

Some Work, All Play Podcast

listen here.

This has been my go-to podcast for a good dose of positivity, enthusiasm, and sport science! Megan Roche, M.D., David Roche, and Addie dog breaks down various topics that are running related and some that are not running related. It's great!

I Hate (Love) Running Hat

Pick one up here.

This is a Boco X Semi-Rad collaboration ticks all the boxes for me. Great color. Great functionality. Fun message. Get you some!

Keep the Conversation Going:

What should I be checking out? Is Yvon Chouinard your bae as well?