Pushing for Extraordinary

The morning dawned crisp and cool, with that thin layer of grey-blue cloud way up there that I just knew would burn off as the sun got higher in the sky. I took off the thin sweater that had kept me warm until now, and hung it on the rail at the side of the road,...

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New Basics for Coaching Success

I'm conducting an experiment to desensitize myself to gluten. So far it's going really well, and I've been paying more attention than ever to the ingredients in the bread we've been purchasing. Lists of additives a mile long have me considering digging out that old...

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Up Your Game

We are big basketball fans in my family, as both of my sons have played competitively for many years.  One thing I’ve always admired about both boys is that they are very team oriented and will often pass the ball even when they are within what appears to be close...

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Feast on Your Life

I was saddened to hear that Derek Walcott passed away in Saint Lucia a few days ago. As an aspiring poet, I carry around a huge stack of poetry, mostly written by others and a few pieces of my own, and draw upon these beauties in my work. Walcott’s Love after Love is...

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How does fear make you move?

There is a tension I've experienced since the start of the year between moving quickly to keep up with all of the energy swirling around and feeling somewhat frozen by the realities of this new chapter in our shared human history. Since frozen has won the battle when...

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The Deeper Fight That Calls Us Now

Hello My Friends, It's been a rough few days. The voices of anger, rage, fear, etc. are shouting their positions all over - TV, the newspapers, Twitter, Facebook. Yes, I'm reading it all - it's hard to turn away - and I feel the deepening "thud" of dread in my heart...

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