Category Archives: motivation

Happy Thanksgiving All! Lets live it up!

One of the traits of successful people is their ability to “compartmentalize”,  and this certainly applies to festive occasions.  Why rain on your own parade?  Those who tell you to limit the damage from the “dangerous for dieters” holiday occasions … Continue reading

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Wake Up Call for Yours Truly

Just finished the Cigna 5k road race in Manchester NH.   My time: 27:22, which put me right in the middle of the pack.  I guess it’s not too bad for my first pure running event in 20 years, not being … Continue reading

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Love Thine Competition….

Just as important (and maybe even more so) as your loved ones and supporters are is that other group – your tireless, relentless competition.  Why should we hate them?  Who else causes or forces you to use all of your … Continue reading

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A Warrior Readies for the Contest…

The Warrior dash is only one week away and I am chompin at the bit.  I have prepared for the event with this course – The Ninja Woodland Adventure.  Got my time down to 3.45 and I expect to tear up the … Continue reading

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What Energy Crisis?

Ok, you’re in your fifties or sixties, and you feel tired at the end of a long hard day, that is to be expected right?  Diminished levels of energy are normal for an old timer like you.  Well, that’s what … Continue reading

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Aging Gracefully, or Wasting Away Without a Fight…

We are often told to “age gracefully”, meaning to accept the inevitable with dignity and class.  Some say that the visible signs of aging are badges of respect, and limitations that we have earned.  I say hogwash.  When has humankind … Continue reading

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Maunderings of a Sleepless Philosopher, part 2

It’s amazing how chrystal clear and inspired our minds can be in periods of insomnia.  This can be both a bane and a boon.  I guess that if you can’t defeat it, utilize it, so here we go… Motivating ourselves … Continue reading

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A Passing Thought For the Day…

An intensely wierd, quirky thing about me:  I sometimes wake in the middle of the night to write, (often for hours at a time).  Inspiration flows freely for me at this time. Unfortunately I sometimes pay for it  the next … Continue reading

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“Heavily Seasoned” Food for Thought on Exercise, Part 2

Time for a little mind experiment.    Lets imagine for a minute that you could hire someone to work out for you.  They do all the work, you don’t even have to see them do it, but you would receive all … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Injury Get in Your Way.

One of the benefits of having trained for any number of years is the ability to read your body, to discern the difference between a minor sharp pain and an actual injury that requires immediate care.    I have honed this skill … Continue reading

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