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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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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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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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Day 1 Week 2 – Mind Over Body?

4 mile tempo run, 2 mile warm up and 2 mile cool down. In this base running phase of the marathon training, my goal is to build up my running volume.  Last week I totaled 33 miles, this week 37 … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 1 – Following Your Feelings, Part 2

Ran 5 easy miles (average pace 9:40) + 4 strides As stated in part 1, our feelings is fluid and needs calibration to be productive. Left alone and unchecked, these feelings can quickly turn reckless. Learning to channel them, whether … Continue reading

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Multiple intelligence?

  According to Professor Howard Gardner, intelligence is :[1] the ability to create an effective product or offer a service that is valued in a culture, a set of skills that make it possible for a person to solve problems in … Continue reading

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How Is Your Lens?

Can you see clearly? By lens, I don’t mean spectacles.  Allow me to explain. First, let’s try this quiz: “We are a nation of immigrants” – is that good? is that bad? or neither?  The answer depends on your “lens”. … Continue reading

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Family Time

Family members look out for one another. Regardless if they are physically apart or together. Quality time and laughter they shared. Last a lifetime as long as they cared. So, treasure those family time that matter.

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What is Fear?

Negative emotions can be described as any feeling which causes us to be miserable and sad.  They are inevitable part of human experiences. But our popular culture tends to view negative emotions as weaknesses and shy away from addressing them. I … Continue reading

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You Win Some, You Lose Some

Today I lost my debit card.  Odd thing was how it happened – within 15 minutes between the bank and the store.  Talking about being absent minded.  What was I thinking in that short span of time? “Oh how I … Continue reading

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