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Starting the year as a Chicagoan

2016 was a year of big change. In April my wife and I picked up and moved from Los Angeles to Chicago (after much discussion about where and when and how to do so). Then as if that huge change weren’t enough for someone who’s lived her whole life in Los Angeles, in November I made the […]

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Thursday Thought – What now?

“When you are steadfast in your abstention of thoughts of harm directed toward yourself and others, all living creatures will cease to feel fear in your presence.” – The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Some of us are in pain. Some of us are in elation. Some of us are somewhere in between. We are all human. Some […]

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Thursday Thought: Mind the Gap

When traveling by train we’re told to mind the gap. The gap between the safety of the platform and the safety of the train. When traveling on your journey in life, there’s a gap to mind, too. The gap between where you are now and where you want to be. That space between the two […]

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Thursday Thought: Meaningful Change

What’s it going to take to create meaningful change in your life? It’s the end of August and you’ve done no fewer than 8 resets on your goals for 2016. Every few weeks you realize you’ve fallen off track. Again. Every few weeks you promise yourself you will make a bigger adjustment, a smaller adjustment, you […]

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Thursday Thought: Do what you can

“Start where you are. Use what you can. Do what you can.” —Arthur Ashe   In an effort to broaden my own horizons and also minimize some of the communication gap between myself and some members of my community, I’m learning a new language. Two of them, actually. This isn’t the first time I’ve tried […]

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Not Today.

I woke up this morning like just about any other Monday morning: Alarm clock noise insisting it was no longer the weekend, and also that I should really get out of bed and go for a run. Fine. In just a minute.  [Five minutes later] HOW ABOUT RIGHT NOW. Fine. A short run later as […]

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