Category Archives: New Beginnings

Leaving 2015 Inspired: Books, People, & Places

Below are the books, people, & places that inspired me in 2015: Books The Power of Now gives new meaning to “living in the moment”. Eckhart Tolle reveals the benefits of focusing your energy on the present moment. Tolle writes, “The … Continue reading

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Bright Lights, The Grateful Dead & A Leap of Faith

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Alan Key All days are not created equal. I knew this day would be different the moment the surgeon autographed my knee with a sharpie. It was time … Continue reading

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Adversity, Knee Braces, & Attitude

“If the road is easy, you’re likely going the wrong way.” ― Terry Goodkind  ADVERSITY enters our lives when we least expect it. How we deal with our challenges defines who we are. While training in jiu jitsu, I heard a … Continue reading

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Break Away

“My only requirement for life is that I don’t get stuck in a rut.” – Malin Ackerman It was time for a break. No blogging.  No city traffic.  No hustling 5 people out the door by 8am. Time to reset. … Continue reading

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Run Free

“The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.” – Walter Bagehot Throughout our lives people will doubt us. People will say that the challenge we are facing is too big. Don’t believe it. Think of those obstacles … Continue reading

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Enter the Basics

“I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” – Bruce Lee When you focus on the basics, the complicated falls in line. I am working on … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Decision

 “It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.” – Tony Robbins Each new year is a gift. The year gives us 365 opportunities to DECIDE who we will become. We have another opportunity to: Get it … Continue reading

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