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How To Focus – 4 Simple Tips

I woke up in a cold sweat, vomiting a bitter yellow fluid. In the early summer  of 2014 I was deep in the high country of Yosemite National Park, and what was supposed to be an epic 4-day backpacking trip was suddenly turning bad on just my first night of camping. Altitude sickness was kicking my …

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The Wheel Of Life Process – Be Your Own Life Coach Today

Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life – learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some. – Robert Fulghum Wouldn’t it be nice to get super clear on what the biggest goals and opportunities for improvement in your life are? I will show you …

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David And Goliath – Underdogs, Misfits And The Art Of Battling Giants

This post is inspired by my reading of Malcolm Gladwell’s most recent book, “David and Goliath”. It was compelling as all of Gladwell’s books are, with story after story built to emphasize the point that things are not always as they seem. Weaknesses may be strengths. Disadvantages may be advantages. What we think is good …

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18 Life Lessons From 18 Days Hiking The John Muir Trail

I spent 18 days hiking the John Muir Trail from Yosemite to Mt. Whitney. Along the way I learned life lessons that changed how and why I live the way I do. Read 18 life lessons that can help you enjoy your life a little more every day.

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Stop making excuses

I think we all know people who are great at coming up with excuses. Reasons for not going for a run. Reasons for not eating properly. Reasons why this person isn’t cool or why this other person is. Expert justifier. Fantastic arguer. Outstanding rationalizer.These people can be captivating to listen to and this is the …

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Seeing The Cup As Half Full

Everything we do can either be seen in a positive manner or negative manner. There are obvious things that happen that people see as positive. Spending time with friends. Getting a big raise or kudos at work. Having fun doing a hobby you like. These are all totally obvious positive experiences. It’s easy to see …

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Baptiste Power Yoga: Level 1 Teacher Training

Tomorrow evening I head off to start my Level 1 Teacher Training in Baptiste Power Yoga. I’ll be away for about 9 days, in the Catskills (upstate New York, near Albany) with no access to a computer. This means no blogging. I’m looking forward to this training and whatever may come from it. Talk to …

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