Tuesday morning I was returning home from a run. From the start, everything about this run was a mental (and physical) battle. The last part of the ru
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Near where I live is a rather long stretch of unobstructed land; part of this land is owned by a sod farm and the remainder is the periphery of our lo
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Many of us have taken this time of quarantine to clean house. I know I have. Holy moly, it has been a lot of work but incredibly cathartic! As a resul
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“Someone else is happy with less than what you have.” ~ Unknown If we haven’t taken a moment every day, perhaps over our nightly me
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In 1910, Teddy Roosevelt traveled via the Orient Express to delivery his powerful Citizenship in a Republic speech at the Sorbonne in Paris. The speec
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Yesterday, Doug and I went for a bike ride (in the wind, and I don’t recommend that, btw. LOL). A road nearby was recently detoured so we rode o
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Yesterday, I ran a sub 9-minute mile. For me, that was the equivalent of deciding to have lunch on the moon! I’m not a runner and when I do run,
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I was listening to the remarkable Jack Canfield the other day on the Rise Up Challenge hosted by Pete Vargas and he said something
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As I promised earlier in the week, here is a video I shared on Facebook. This is a simple 3-step approach to grounding yourself during this very uncer
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“Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving; we get stronger and more resilient.” Steve Maraboli I believe most of us have given a g
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We can all agree that being in lock-down is a change that perhaps we hadn’t prepared for mentally. Navigating through change is hard on the best
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My sister, Susan, is a nurse and a hero, although she really doesn’t like us to use that word to describe her. She performs infusion therapy dai
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I recently read a wonderful article by Yvon Chouinard, the founder of Patagonia, and author of Some Stories: Lessons from the Edge of Business and Sp
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As we enter week 5 of quarantine in NJ and work-from-home (WFH) is now our new normal, we have a potential blind spot in our relationships with those
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“To trust God in the light is nothing. but to trust him in the dark—that is faith.” ~ C.H. Spurgeon Today is Good Friday, for all the Ch
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“Isolation is hard. I now realize why dogs get so excited about walks, car rides, or something moving outside. I think I just barked at a squirr
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I’m certain you’ve heard the question, “Is your glass half full or half empty?” It’s also quite possible that you have h
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Yesterday I wrote about how addicted most of us are to our phones. Our phone use is an invasive weed in the garden of our life. Today, I want all of u
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This weekend I spent a lot of time in my garden completing the unenviable task of weeding. It’s one of those tasks that is bitter-sweet. It̵
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GIVEAWAY!!! Nominate your favorite healthcare worker and frontline responder. Simply tell me why you’re nominating them. Sunday (yes, today— so ac
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