For those interested in pursuing graduate school…

...check out my friend Atif's roundtable discussion (that I am a part of :))! Awesome idea Atif - keep them rolling! Happy weekend everyone! M

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Two Wolves

One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, "My son, the battle is between two "wolves" inside us all. One is Evil. It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. The other is Good. … Continue reading Two Wolves

On Losing a Childhood Friend to Suicide

On Sunday I attended the memorial service for a childhood friend who committed suicide last week. We rode horses together. His mom helped me find my horse. They live close to my childhood home. My childhood riding partner was anything but an introvert. He was charismatic, handsome, witty, highly intelligent, and generous. He had a … Continue reading On Losing a Childhood Friend to Suicide

Start Your Own Happiness Project

I am about halfway through the book, The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. If you haven't read it, put it on your list. It's good. It's so good that I am going to begin my own happiness project. No doubt, I am already a fairly happy person but, I could be happier. Over the next … Continue reading Start Your Own Happiness Project

Wednesday Workout Tip: Integrate “Silly Walks” into your routine

Looking for new ways to walk? Say whaaaat? You heard me - want to change the way you walk? Perhaps you could integrate some “silly walks” into your routine. If you need inspiration please check out Monty Python’s Ministry of Silly Walks for ideas. What do you think? Could you integrate some of these steps … Continue reading Wednesday Workout Tip: Integrate “Silly Walks” into your routine

On Crossing the Finish Line with my Momma

Yesterday my Mom ran her first 5 KM race at Octoberfest in Waterloo. Her personal trainer suggested she sign up for the run this past July. My mom agreed to the challenge immediately and began her training. Oh, I forgot to mention that initially my Mom agreed to a 10 KM race without even batting … Continue reading On Crossing the Finish Line with my Momma

100 Words to Describe Physical Activity

Today marks my 100th post. In celebration, I want to accumulate 100 words that describe physical activity. Examples include: boring, exhilarating, sweaty, etc. The catch - I want to receive these words from YOU. I want YOU (my lovely readers) to send me in the words that YOU use to describe physical activity. I would … Continue reading 100 Words to Describe Physical Activity