Dan Waldschmidt

by Dan Waldschmidt

July 18, 2016

Debi Lowery: No Regrets. [Podcast]

We are all running from something. Fears from our past. Frustration in the present. Unrealized expectations for the future.

It can be all-consuming.

The thought that no matter what you do it’s not good enough. The fear that you might never get to where you want to be. The regrets of failure from the past.

It’s all too easy to miss out on the possibilities of the future when you’re drowning in the regrets from your past.

You have to manage those regrets.

But how do you get past your own failures and mistakes and be productive even when you don’t feel like it?

You might look back and only see a series of things you should have done better.

People you should have spent more time with. Projects you should have put more effort into. Ideas and goals you should have attempted.

If you’re not careful, you can spend an entire lifetime making mistakes in the present because you’re reliving  every regret from your past.

It’s a waste of your life.

You have to find a way to manage what goes on inside your head — to channel your energy into efforts that matter. When you least feel like it.

Today’s episode is an interview with Debi Lowery and her husband Scott. She tells a story that is all too familiar for us — death, recovery, regrets, and living life to the fullest. It’s been a journey for her. Thousands of miles running. Hundreds of hours recovering.

Listen in as she shares her story about find a life forward with “no regrets”:



I have known Debi and Scott for some time now. But I didn’t really understand the depth and passion of her story until we did this interview. It was a moving few hours we spent together.

That initial interview turned into several more sessions — one where I found myself running alongside her and Scott with Matt jogging on front of us holding expensive recording gear. Nothing got dropped.

I’ve listened to this interview and the many minutes of our interview that got cut. It’s an interview that has brought me to tears many times. I feel it. It’s raw and personal and painfully honest.

This is an episode that you need to save and listen to again and again and again. It will pick you up and give you hope. One step at a time.

About the author

Dan Waldschmidt

Dan Waldschmidt doesn’t just talk about leveling up. He’s obsessed with it. He's set records as an ultra-runner and been the personal strategist for the leading business leaders of our time. He wrote a book, called EDGY Conversations that accidentally became a worldwide bestseller and continues to share his insights from the stage as a keynote speaker and on the blogs and podcasts you will find here. Most days, you'll find Dan heads-down, working on breakthrough strategies for his clients at EDGY Inc, a highly-focused, invite-only, business strategy execution company based out of Silicon Valley.