Many people think that when you have money and a great job, everything is good. It seems to me that in order to be all right, you should be interested in life, if it disappears, all your life is over. That was the moment when I kind of got my business on its feet, like I have realization creative, financial, but I did not know what to do next, in general, there was darkness ahead, I stopped, and then I did not know what to do. I was very bored, sad, I drank, I was fat and very sad man. I went to the fitness room to start running on a treadmill with myself and ran the first 5 km, I was terribly tired, but I was proud of myself, but I realized that I do not like it at all, not if I imagined sport, That is, sit and stare at the TV, suffering is not the same as I saw and motivational videos on the Internet and television. I found my first coach there, though he was not a marathon runner, he was running tens, even ran half-marathons, worked in a fitness club, in a gym for some reason. I was recommended to him, he told me, “Dima give up the gym, let’s go run at the stadium and his first workout at the stadium, it was planned by the way 10 km run – it was a challenge for me, I have never run so much. And I came weighed down, I had a belt, I was already a man of the money, I could afford it, I bought everything at once, a bunch of sneakers, a bunch of belts, a bunch of shirts, pants, everything, specialized watches. I had a belt, I was hung with water, water tanks and gels. Still 10 km, it is an hour to run nonstop. When the coach saw me like this he laughed, take it all off, you’ll run without it. But I’ll be thirsty, so much running. He said, you don’t want to. Now I understand that you if you run less than 30 km, water and food is not necessary, after 30 you need to eat, drink At that time it seemed to me unreal. And ran 10 km, I really didn’t feel thirsty, only after training. I finally felt what is the real running in the air by nature and I was infected and still hold.Why do young people do not do long distance running? Usually it’s people over 30 and even more over 40, the most popular category. Because the brain of young people is built in such a way, that they need a lot of information, a lot of events and a lot of thoughts, they need to communicate with somebody, to communicate, but when you run for several hours, you have nobody to talk to, and you’re on your own. But to be alone with yourself is sometimes scary and boring, because if you have nothing to think about, you start to feel very sad, you want to stop to open your phone, to call somebody, to chat with somebody, so a marathon is the destiny of old people who have already passed, talked enough, communicated and they feel quite comfortable being alone with themselves. Meditation is a side effect of running, that is, I do not know people who run for the sake of meditation. If you just want to meditate, just meditate. If you want to run, then run. When you run you should not think about that, you should think about how everybody is doing, how much you have to run, what kind of exercise you have to do, if you run long distance in the country, you think about where to turn around, how to turn to drink water, but meditation comes to you, so you do not have to think about what you have to do to fall into this state. You just catch yourself at a certain moment, that you are there at some 17 km, suddenly you understand that for the last 10 minutes you were thinking about nothing, just heard or felt your footsteps, and you had nothing else in your mind at such moments. I often had solutions to questions that I could not solve by concentrating, concentrating on them, the answer pops up, you can not say to a journalist, but I like it, I run. It’s an honest answer and no one is satisfied, everyone understands that there is some sense. Now, after 6 years, I began to do sports, I began to understand what I do, what most amateurs do. I think that all of us are living with one goal – to get infections of hormone of happiness in your brain – dopamine and serotonin, and everybody tries to get it, someone realize himself at work, someone in creativity, someone in Facebook or Instagram, someone likes to act in public, someone sees the embodiment in their children, children It brings them pleasure, but everyone is chasing the same thing, the hormone that gives happiness, a feeling of joy. I get it this way at this stage of life, I used to get it there by work, then by doing creative work, doing cartoons and everything was fine. But when this hormone started to dose less and less and then stopped and I became the person who said unhappy, who doesn’t know what to do next and I found the source of dopamine in sports, as if I went back to my childhood. I’ve achieved some results in running and I’m not inspired to run a marathon simply, run a marathon, I’ve run about 20 pieces and running becomes not so interesting, I want to get a shot of adrenaline, not adrenaline from the hormones of happiness that you have overcome some new distance. So I decided to run barefoot, to try, to discover something new for me and I plunged into the past as if I went back 6 years ago. I ran my first mile, my feet were burning, but I was in such a state that, man, I ran a whole kilometer barefoot on the pavement – it’s cool. I remember my first workout, when I ran there a couple of kilometers, I had the exact same feeling that I ran, I made it. Then it was 5 km, I was ticking that too, then I was ticking 10 km, it was like that time. And besides, I had a knee injury this January, I fell and bumped my knee, it hurt a lot, and at the North Pole, when I was also running, it hurt. I came home, stopped running at all, because I could not, did not run for 3 weeks and when I started running barefoot for a month, it completely passed and now it does not bother me at all, due to the fact that running barefoot is very healthy, harmless to health, unlike running in sneakers, because due to the fact that when you run barefoot , you run automatically on the front part of the foot, the heel does not touch the ground practically, very little and you do not hit your foot, you do not have a blow to the knee, to the hip and spine, there is no shock line, you run heavily shock absorbing, you have very smooth and smooth everything goes and it does not cause any damage to the joint and it is very very very useful. Also very useful to run barefoot because on yours, on your foot are so many nerve endings, it’s like reflexotherapy, just a lot of soothing and gives confidence in their abilities and peace of mind from the fact that you are in contact with these points on the ground. And besides it’s very cool, just as if you go back to childhood and run without any restrictions. I found for myself the answers to how to get the hormones I need, it would be nice to share with everyone, which is what I actually do. Why I made a sportsman, to show people that in general you can find your happiness here, it’s like one of the doors open to the man. I show them the door, go there and maybe you will find your happiness. Many people actually went through the door and got high and can’t get them back, so they show other people that come with me and it will be good. After the first training, I realized that everyone should run, everyone I know, they should run, swim and exercise, become iron people . But that was not enough, at first they looked at me like crazy, another fad I had, friends looked with skepticism until I ran my first marathon, because no one believed that an ordinary person who has never done sports, can prepare and run 42 km . When I did it, my friends began to get into the sport, the closest and began to run slowly and a year later after six months also ran a marathon . Sport has ceased to be the main part of my life, that is, if before it was for me it was important and I could only talk about it, but now I realize that the sport – is one part of me and that there are others, if I feel bad or I have a desire not to go to training, I do not go to training. If I run and I have planned to do 25 km today and I don’t feel good, I’ll run 20 km and that’s OK. A year ago, that was impossible. I could break my brain, cripple my legs, but I had to crawl for 25 km. The main thing to find this balance of life, any skewed is bad, that is, skewed for work bad, skewed sports is also bad, in the family too bad, that is, all should be in harmony. In the evening I want to spend time with my family, I want to relax and eat good food, I am not interested in training. In the morning I get up early, jump up and run, swim, in the morning the whole day is set, you have a great mood and good spirits. I always dream that, here I am now writing a book, here would be for me to go for a month somewhere in the taiga, to close somewhere in a cabin Taiga and sit all day writing. That would be a dream come true for me. Although I’ll tell you a secret, I can do it, I can spit it all out and leave. I don’t believe in a person’s inherent abilities, I believe in the result of persistence. I’m often asked by young people, young entrepreneurs who come to me, Dmitry, how did you achieve such success? I say, I fucked up, as Vokstel said, at one time I had a package in the evenings and weekends, they called it a package when there were discounts. And I had an evening and weekend job. I had no evenings and weekends, I spent them at work. So I spent 10 years, then I had Sundays, then there were free Saturdays, then I started coming home at 7 pm, but the first 10 years it was just persistence, and all the projects that I do, I try to complete them, I have a problem, not that the problem – I am a marathon runner, that is, if I set myself a goal, I can be one project for a long time, a year, two-three-five. Until I finish it. If a person has this persistence, then he will achieve a lot. And if he’s just a talented writer, a talented entrepreneur, a talented person, but you do not have the persistence to achieve your goals, you will not achieve anything in life, I am absolutely convinced of it. So,as for the education of children, you need to educate them or the desire to achieve their goals and all my friends whom I know I conducted a small social survey of successful people with whom I communicate, I asked them about the education they received, the families in which they lived, 95% of people studied in some secondary schools in Bubuyech and they had ordinary parents, nothing remarkable. They read the same books as I did and they were beaten up at school, like me, and no one was excellent, no one got into any Olympiads, went to school and they all had the same problems as me: many were insecure and many were lonely, rejected and a black sheep, that is a full range of childhood complexes, but these people have overcome them and became as they say no last people in town in our country. Why do I think that the character is given not because of, but in spite of, that is, a personality is created, so my children are studying in a normal school, no one in the elite, in a normal class, where they get as well as everyone else and I’m unlikely to chase after a super-duper education, in some kind of London. I believe that education is secondary, as well as the nest in which they grew up.
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