Category Archives: Goals

Fun With Rituals

  Do not confuse ritual with routine. Albeit similar, the former is intentional and selected for personal fulfillment while the latter is more a schedule-based task.  In comparison, ritual is more mindful and enables. Take my Saturday morning run for … Continue reading

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Feeling Good About My Run

  Even though running slower and less than before, I feel good about my running. Before the Covid pandemic, I run marathons. And I train for those races.  Goals like faster finish, personal record, or no injury were my motivators … Continue reading

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What Do You Want?

  When I retired and became the Leisure Class, I thought everyday life will be easy. Little did I know, the freedom I have acquired as a leisure class member comes with a precondition: know what you want. Only then … Continue reading

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Social Connection

  Social connection makes us who we are. And  no person exists alone. To wit, we are our parents child, and they are their parents’. Naive to believe otherwise. Such is the point Dr. Pamela Rutledge made that none of … Continue reading

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Life Can Be Messy

  Our life since childhood to end of adulthood can get progressively chaotic – when we take on more and more. Homework, job, relationship, and further relationships are all part of our growth curve. When reaching the End, it can … Continue reading

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On Physical Reality, Part 3

  Physical reality is where we plant our feet. Where we can touch and feel our surroundings. Where we set our frame of reference. It is where one is. If you leave or lose where you are, you are taking … Continue reading

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Fitness During Covid – What Fitness?

  It has been two and a half years since I raced last. 8 September 2019, to be exact, was my last race – a marathon in Erie Pennsylvania. Subsequent that year, the dreaded Covid-19 happened (and is still happening), … Continue reading

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On Challenging Ourselves

  Challenge oursleves by doing the hard stuffs may not be popular, but it is necessary. The obvious question, why bother to challenge oursleves? Isn’t life hard enough already? The answer is:  by challenging ourselves we are preparing for life. … Continue reading

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Direction Vs Destination

  Direction and destination are related. If you know the destination, chances are you have the direction. But not necessarily the other way around – knowing the direction does not equate with the destination. The distinction is that destination is … Continue reading

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Impatience

  No one likes to be kept waiting.  Certainly not I. Because that feels wrong on so many levels: inefficiency, disrespect, piss poor planning, etc, etc. My patience gets tested whenever I’m kept waiting.  But I know that waiting is … Continue reading

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