The Cost of Indecision

I recently purchased a suitcase.  Easy decision to make, right? Anything but.  At least for me.  You see, for the last few years, I have struggled to make even the easiest of decisions.  What should I eat for lunch?  Should I go to class tonight?  And forget about the big decisions, like, “now that I’ve... Continue Reading →

Gratitude: Another Take

Yesterday started out with a case of the Mondays. I woke up feeling that something was not quite right.  I was jittery and couldn’t shake this sense of dread.  It lasted through the meeting with my boss, through my first job and into my part-time sales job.  I knew I had to do something –... Continue Reading →

The Thrill of the Challenge

Would you rather complete an Ironman triathlon, an ultra-marathon or run with the bulls? This is a question I asked a group of friends last weekend.  We had just watched Shaun complete a 5K, followed by a half-marathon the next morning, a combo appropriately called the I-challenge (we were at the University of Illinois).  As... Continue Reading →

Perfect Apologitis

“Never apologize and never explain – it’s a sign of weakness.” – John Wayne This year, I set some goals for myself.  One goal is to master the omelet.  I loved scrambled eggs with lots of veggies and cheese, and I figured I could work on my presentation. My first attempt was – let’s call... Continue Reading →

Yoga and Asking for Help

The last few months have been difficult for me.  I’ve had to take a break from my favorite exercise – pole dance– and let my body heal.  Since I’m terrible at inactivity, and even worse at watching my body lose its hard-earned results, I looked for ways to exercise while healing.  One of my favorite... Continue Reading →

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