Author Archives: terryshen

Where Are The Answers?

Our body holds the answers.  By studying ourselves, we learn about others.  Many people like to point to others or outward circumstances as reasons for their failures.  The level and magnitude of the complaints are incessant.  Only if they . … Continue reading

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Body-work In Off-season

Being a marathoner, my body needs work.  Lots of them.  Not that I am overweight or in poor health.  Just that my body carries with it residual or side-effect from long distance running. For instance my lower body is very … Continue reading

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Mind Over Body Is Over-rated

The phrase is often associated with self discipline but in a negative way: the mind has control of the body and can overpower one’s body to accomplish things.  It may work for a little while, but in the long run … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 14 Oct 2018

Life events turn into life experiences.  Which in summation defines our lives.  But too often, we let time slip through our fingers.  Days become weeks, months, and years.  And we wonder where have all the time gone and why our … Continue reading

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Say Yes To An Interesting Life

“Life experience is preferable to material wealth,” a wise saying I must say so myself.  Read it from a travel blog which went on to say that travel is an excellent way to amass these experiences. And I agree. For … Continue reading

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2:02 AM

Two-O-two AM, my mom will always remind me on my birthday.  You see that is the time of the day when I was born.  I have heard her saying it many times and lately I basically tune it out.  That … Continue reading

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Common Life’s Story

Rain pitter-pattered against my window sill.  One part soothing, two parts lullabying.  It is a stark contrast to the news about Hurricane Michael that hit Florida yesterday and the devastation it left behind. However unfathomable these life events seem, the … Continue reading

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Social Media – Take It Or Leave It?

Social media provide a platform for free speech which is a Constitutional Right in the US.  So one can imaging the wild wild west of topics and opinions that have proliferated the social media. However freedom from government restriction (the … Continue reading

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A Day Well Spent

A good life is time well spent.  What is good of course depends on our perspective.  But most folks I presume would, while on their deathbed, not wishing for more time at work (on the other hand, nothing wrong if … Continue reading

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Learning Should Be Fun

Yeah but how?  You ask.  The answer lies in pattern recognition and recreation. As a child, we recognize that a waving hand with the sound of “bi” means someone is leaving.  It is a pattern.  By linking patterns together like … Continue reading

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