Category Archives: health

Emotional Potential

  Emotion like an untamed animal roams through our lives, if unchecked. It can tear our facade, ignite our feeling, and hasten our action. In its purest form, emotion is electric charge travel through our nerves. Like an electric storm,  … Continue reading

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Hypothermia

This morning, for the first time, I got a taste of hypothermia while running. It had been cold the past few days with temperatures staying below freezing.  Grounds was dry, so was the air.  Ice had sucked away any moisture.  … Continue reading

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My Meditative Struggles

  Every night.  When the bedtime rolls around and all is quiet, there is a raging struggle going on.  Right between my two ears. Yes, I am mindful the best practices for a good night sleep recommend going to bed … Continue reading

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S.A.D. No More

SAD stands for seasonal affective disorder (commonly known as the winter blues). This winter, I have gained weight. Especially on the heel of the marathon in November, the increase is dramatic and astronomical.  I could rationalize that the added layer … Continue reading

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On The Trail Once Again

I like trail running in the woods.  It is different:  different mindsets, muscle groups, and definitely different challenges. On this relative “warm” winter day (temperature reaching 60s Fahrenheit), I took my run into the woods.  The rain yesterday disguised the … Continue reading

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Psychological Wounds 101

Psychological wounds are injuries to our mental health like rejection, criticism, and failure. They are common in our day-to-day experience but are not necessarily well handled according to Dr. Guy Winch, a licensed psychologist. Sure, as kids, we heard the … Continue reading

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This Easy Life?

The nice thing about a new house or car is the newness translates to less maintenance and trouble free. Life is easy then.  That is until time marches on and eventually reveals the truth that nothing lasts forever.  Mercy. With … Continue reading

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Me Time, Part 2

My blog is an on-going conversation with the self.  Any time of my choosing on a given day, I share this conversation in my blog post.  This is one of those conversations. On occasions, the conversation seems superficial.  Perfunctory maybe.  … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Thoughts 2017

It has been 10 days since the Harrisburg marathon.  And I am happy that my recovery is progressing well.  Daily yoga is what I am practicing to ease my body back to normal. Even so, I can feel my thighs … Continue reading

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Daily Yoga Practice

With the Harrisburg Marathon now over, so is my marathon training.  The fitness level I achieved from the 20 weeks of marathon training still remains.  My weight, blood pressure, and cardio capacity are relatively decent. Naturally, I want to transition … Continue reading

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