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Week In Review -16 Dec 2018

In today’s political climate, negotiating nicely seems preposterous and makes the negotiator appearing vulnerable.  But if the end goal is to move forward with trust and cooperation,  negotiating nicely not only makes sense but is preferred. Further, a prerequisite to any … Continue reading

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Trust & Disgust

Nothing resembles our value judgement better than our feelings of trust and disgust. With trust, we have an affinity for the subject.  We move closer.  It is just the opposite when it comes to disgust.  When disgusted, we have an … Continue reading

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A Wet Weekend

Sounds on the window pans tells me finally, the rain has arrived.  In the forecast, a wet weekend awaits the DC neighborhood (to everyone’s dismay). And not disappointing, all day long, the gloomy sky threatens the coming of the inclement … Continue reading

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Liar, Liar, Part 2

My aunt has always told me it takes ten lies to cover one lie.  Thus, nothing is more convincing than catching a liar in action.  And Chris Cuomo’s take-down of the POTUS is a prime example. Perhaps too soon to declare the … Continue reading

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Be Proactive – From Inside Out

Creating space, in distance, time, or our mind/ body. What for? For creativity, reflection, or recovery. So the right action may arise. Namaste  

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Yoga Appeal

  I do yoga.  What appeals me about the yoga is its combined benefits of mind and body.  The meditative as well as the physical benefits from its poses and flow produce a synergistic effect right from the get-go that … Continue reading

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Reblog: Negotiate Nicely?

  Often in negotiations the feelings is opposition. The more you get the less I will end up. In other words, a zero sum or win-lose proposition.  But negotiation does not have to be combative nor opposing according to this … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 9 Dec 2018

This week, the 49th of the year, has been a cold one.  Temperatures hover below 50 degree Fahrenheit and trending downward.  By the weekend, highs are only around the 30’s.  When it is cold outside, I retrench inward. Self knowledge and life … Continue reading

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Self Knowledge

While running in the cold this morning, 22 degree Fahrenheit to be precise, a thought came to me, a Buddha moment if you will. And the thought was how close am I to myself? How well do I really know … Continue reading

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Life Story

Our life story is work in progress. For instance, my story contains “chapters” that represent milestones of my life.  And my roles as a son, student, husband, father, and etc. depict the different characters woven into my story.  They provide … Continue reading

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