Month: September 2015

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How It Is…

You know you're doing ok when your Korean master, a few practices in a row, says, "You look strong." It's usually something like, "You're getting fat/heavy/slow" or "You look sick/weak/thin" (and even sometimes, "When are you getting married?") Your master will always tell you the truth, he says what you need to hear...your master will ...

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Run for Your Life…

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. --Haruki Murakami I hate running. I used to tell people that running is bad for you. It hurts your ankles, it's bad for your knees, the impact is bad for your spine and your brain, etc., etc.  I still don't love running, but I no longer hate it.  You ...

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Take a Hike…

Never underestimate the power of being in nature.  Grab a trusted friend, your partner, or go alone, leave your technobabbly device in the car, and just walk.  Think, talk, or allow the silence.  In all ways, in this hyper-fragmented, over connected, attention-hogging world, getting out is the best way to get back. So, take a ...

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You Are Not Excused…

"If it's important, you will find a way. If not, you will find an excuse."   -- Anonymous I'll be the first to admit, I have made many excuses.  I still make lots of excuses.  How many excuses do you make? I am not enough _____.  I am not _____ enough.  I can't have ______. ...