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As I was finishing Rock n Roll Seattle, I started thinking back. At one point, I would sit down after each race and reflect on how that day went.  What went right and what maybe didn’t go as planned. I did this for me. I did it to note my experiences along the way. It was all a part of the journey that I unexpectedly started when I signed up for my first half marathon back in 2012. What started as a bucket list item turned int...

I’m sure that we’ve all heard this one before; having a broken heart.  Whether you are dealing with a relationship ending or mourning the loss of a loved one, you are in a good amount of emotional agony.  There’s a ton of strain on your heart. If you’ve experienced it, you know that it can feel like a physical pain in your chest for a few days, a week, or even months. It affects the way you live. We detach ourselves from the w...

Take the things we value the most. Divide it as many times as we can, until we can imagine it down to a few change in our pockets. 

Though, the things we value cannot be monetized or objectified, it gives us a sense of tangibility. Maybe it is because we are afraid to let go of what makes us whole. Or maybe, it is all part of the conundrum of our false sense of hope, that keeps us imagining what we believe to keep us afloat.

Eve...

This is an open letter to all those co-workers out there.

When you start work, you never know what you’re going to get when it comes to a co-worker.

We’ve all had co-workers at one point in our lives. There could be a huge age gap between you all. You may not have any interests at all.  However, every now and then, you do find a person or a group of people that have a lot in common with you. And… in every group, there is most li...

I’ve been hearing about this one a lot lately and I just want to touch on it a little bit.

Anxiety is something just about everyone deals with at some point in their lives. Some call it just getting a little nervous/anxious before doing something important or about something of importance that has happened. However, these things can get worse and cause an unwanted amount of stress, worry and fear. In some cases, it can become s...

This is something that I wrote about 4 years ago, yet it still applies. You shouldn't be intimidated by doing something you love or even if you're new to it. Other people may be stronger, but you'll get there someday. And who knows, once you're there and look back at your journey, you can share it with others who are just starting and motivate them. Life is a constant cycle of learning and teaching. Go out and do your best and...

Have you ever been to a masquerade party?  How about celebrating Mardi Gras?  No?  Then definitely Halloween, right?  If you’ve ever attended or participated in these events, then you have most likely worn a mask at some point.  Even the most subtle person, when masked will do something out of their comfort zone.  Think of a mascot, for example.  Why do we do this?  We do this because we know that we are protected by the mask....

Did I use a Star Wars reference?  Yes… Yes I did…  But that isn’t the point of this article.  (But I am a dork, so let’s just acknowledge that fact right now)

On a daily basis, we all go through a wide range of emotions.  We have things that brighten our day, such as happiness, glee and excitement.  On the other hand we have anger, sadness or frustration that can set a negative tone.  Emotions are powerful tools in ou...

Today is another special day.  Today we celebrate our “Father's” on Father's Day.  Much like the reason we put quotation around Mother's for Mother's Day, we want to acknowledge and celebrate those figures that are fathers, but may not necessarily be your biological father.  To those that pay respect to their Father's and to those that pay respect to the people in their life that they consider their dad.  Whether that be an ol...

Congratulations to the Class of 2016.  You did it!

You put in the hours of blood, sweat and tears.  All of it for an experience of a lifetime.  Wait, what?  Yes, you read that correctly.  You may have put in all the work to get a piece of paper that says you have learned all about *insert subject*.  In all actuality, while this does hold true, you also have to realize that that piece of paper has more than just your education....

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