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overcoming obstacles about running

A week ago, I ran 5 miles for the first time ever in my life! I am not sure whether I had a physical or mental block, but I haven’t been able to run since the 5 mile run a week ago. It seemed too hard. I felt too sore. I felt too weak. I […]

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drilling holes in your boat?

i saw this on instagram few days ago… Self-sabotage is when you drill holes in your own ship because the trip is going so well that you feel uncomfortable because someone or something taught you that you don’t deserve smooth sailing. @JonAcuff i copied and sent it to few friends. i thought it was a […]

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standing desk converter is a game changer

the price of a standing desk converter – $130. Being able to dance while reading and writing sermons and my dissertation, priceless! Since I set up my standing desk converter, I am standing up 10 minutes and sitting rest of the hour, and repeating that for few hours. Hoping to do half standing and half […]

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homemade sugarless cereal

Made sugarless cereal at home today. Was not planning on putting in raisins, but had it in the nut mix I got at store yesterday… recipe adapted from few recipes – rolled oats, mixed nuts (cashew nuts, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, almonds), coconut flakes, almond flour/flakes, cinnamon – bake at 300 degree for 10-15 min. […]

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Monday Mornings

Monday mornings are the hardest! Trying to get a sense of what I need to do this week and trying to be productive, as in get something done. After getting a sense of what I need to do, I feel overwhelmed. Of course, now I can’t concentrate and it’s become hard to get anything accomplished! […]