Leaving Your Shell Behind

I have written on this topic before, during a period of time when I felt stuck, without a real identity, and thus needed to get my thoughts out for no other reason but to purge. Under my blog, it was entitled Your Reinvention.  And I am choosing not to re-visit this piece as a bit of […]

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Consuming Failure.

“To be a Philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts nor even to found a school… it is to solve some of the problems of life, not just theortetically, but practically.” -Henry David Thoreau Last week we spoke about Stoicism as an introduction and talked about preparing for failure. Today is where the rubber […]

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Motivation Monday: Laying the Blame

Motivation Monday! Where can we lay the blame? That’s the theme for the day. Damn, I didn’t hit a personal record today. Maybe it’s because it was cold. I didn’t have a spotter. The right song wasn’t playing.  It’s the Vernal Equinox, I can’t do legs today! What do all these excuses have in common? We are […]

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Recipe of the Scale! Easy Roasted Butternut Squash

When I was a kid, we would have the traditional roast beef dinner with roasted parsnips, carrots and onions.  My mom would do the Yorkshire Pudding as well and homemade gravy. Without fail, I would be forced to eat one lonely parsnip and one darkened carrot, often times these being the last two morsoles on […]

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Pain Towards Change

I have had the opportunity to travel over the last few weeks – I did a lot of this about five years ago and it has been a while since I rolled up my clothes in long, cylinder forms to shove in my carry on; bought those mini (and now way overpriced) travel sized toiletries; […]

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Drop Weight Like a Stoic

Come with me to a tough place. You’ve carefully crafted a plan for success at something. Maybe you planned the perfect date with your sweetheart. The picnic basket is packed. The car is waxed. The drinks are chilled and you have your favorite book of poetry or your favorite Ginuwine record cued up (the only […]

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Motivation Monday: Relaxation

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all are doing well. today I would like to talk to you about relaxation. It might be a little controversial. It is really, incredibly important in our journeys to take time to relax. Take a breather, for an hour, for a day. For example, if you work out 6 […]

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