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Finding an Alternative Path to Fulfill Your Mission

(alert: as I’ve written about before…when you question whether you should do something, and that thing sorta scares you and makes you feel embarrassed…you should probably do it b/c that’s most likely the Authentic You seeping out. This post is one of those moments for me. It’s nothing special but it – my poetry –[..]

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How a Black Keys Video Can Bring You Enlightenment

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(photo: me dancing on the beach to no music whatsoever) The Black Keys “Lonely Boy” is one of my favorite music videos ever. Not that the list is long, mind you, since seeing an actual music video for a song these days is damn near impossible. Regardless, I adore the “Lonely Boy” video for reasons[..]

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Using Dark Chocolate to Evolve Yourself

Developing the ability to have patience is an overlooked area of focus in achieving health and fitness goals. Your body will not radically change in any direction overnight, so having a reserve of patience you can tap into will come in handy on the weeks or months or years it takes to achieve your goal.[..]

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The Value of Coaching & My 1st Tumbling Lesson

A week away from my 31st birthday, and amidst 50 screaming little girls that were less than half my age, I had my first private tumbling lesson. This has been in the works for a while – ever since I found out that there were still adults out there doing gymnastics as part of their[..]

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The Purpose Of Life? To Live.

woman looking out the window, sitting in a green fancy chair, her feet propped up on the windowsill in front of her

2021 Update: I wrote this in 2011, as I reflected on the events of 9/11. Another ten years have gone by now, and so I revisited this post to see if my thoughts have changed since then, which I’ve included in a postscript at the end. Ten years is a long time. And it goes[..]

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