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Bodyweight Exercises

There was a time when I was incredibly fit and muscular. I am unfortunately not currently in that state and I have decided to correct that situation. I’ve committed to again establishing a regular fitness and diet regimen. As I approach my 58th birthday, I am not happy with my current fitness level or my […]

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The Bad Habit Of Overplanning

I consistently enjoy reading Leo Babauta’s zenhabits¬†blog. His insight is wonderful and he presents useful wisdom in such simple and concise language. His latest post, Why We Overplan, is no exception. Overplanning is something I struggle with all the time. I was raised by a father who is a planner, a list maker, an overachiever, […]

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One Year Without a Car

This week marks the one-year anniversary of me living without a car. Well, not quite. The men I live with have cars and I am able to borrow them on the rare occasion I need one, but I have essentially lived without a car for a year now. It’s been an interesting experience. The decision […]

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Great Advice on Creativity

I just finished reading Hugh MacLeod’s Ignore Everybody: And 39 Other Keys to Creativity. Great book. It’s a quick read that doles out brilliant advice on how to best be creative, but much of the advice is actually applicable to life in general. A theme that resonates throughout the entire 39 chunks of wisdom is […]

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Why Engaged Leisure Is So important

Yesterday I posted Do It To Do It on my LifeMaximo blog. As I was reading Joe Robinson’s book Don’t Miss Your Life: Find More Joy and Fulfillment Now I had a small personal epiphany that I need more engaged (not passive) leisure in my life. Check out the post and let me know what […]

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