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WHAT’S INSIDE OF YOU PARTVII

WHAT’S INSIDE OF YOU PARTVII

At last we have arrived at the end of this series. We started with a sense of youthfulness/fun and then we discussed pain. Then we talked about traditions, followed by wisdom and fear. The last post looked at my personal favorite, which was determination. Finally, we...

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What’s Inside of You Part VI

What’s Inside of You Part VI

Thus far in this series, we have covered a great range of different emotions and personality traits that exist in all of us. This next one trait however, is one of my very favorites. Let me get right to it my friends. Determination is one of the key elements to...

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What’s Inside of You Part V

What’s Inside of You Part V

I stand at a unique point where I am going to make some changes that are basically scary. It’s hard when you’ve done something for a while and then realize that you have to adjust or alter your path. That “difficulty” brings with it something that many of us hate to...

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What’s Inside of You Part IV

What’s Inside of You Part IV

There will be times my friends when things seem impossible. When you can’t understand why everything goes wrong and the world seems to on top of you when you were on top of the world yesterday. I remember many times when nothing seemed to be going the way I wanted it...

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What’s Inside of You Part III

What’s Inside of You Part III

Sometimes, we yield to traditions that seem to have been around forever and as with most traditions, many of us honor them but never know why. Now questioning traditions isn’t always a bad thing since most people are naturally nosy (inquisitive for all of you...

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What’s Inside of You Part II

What’s Inside of You Part II

It’s been a tough couple of days friends. Some people that I am close to and that I even admired have been less than stellar in their actions towards me and I even got a case of the blues behind a former girlfriend. Pain, is something that exists in all of us whether...

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What’s Inside of You Part I

What’s Inside of You Part I

I just had a great conversation with one of my best friends from high school. We were in a rock band when we were teenagers and he was a phenomenal drummer then and he’s even more amazing now. The interesting thing is that in our conversation today, we discussed how...

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Finding Inspiration

Finding Inspiration

How many times have you been in need of a pick up, a little inspiration and a touch of motivation? Be honest! Some days, it’s simply a struggle to see the beauty and light on the brightest of days. You may not have a depression issues; you’re just in need of a little...

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Stretch Yourself

Stretch Yourself

Lately in my Japanese jujitsu class, Shihan Torey has been implementing new and more “challenging” warm ups. While I see myself as something of an avid fitness practitioner, these new warm ups are tough. I don’t want to tell Shihan that as painful as they are and...

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Learning from anyone

Learning from anyone

My dad taught me something a long time ago that I could learn from anyone as long as I was willing to listen. That thought resonates with me till this day. In my time in education and life, I’ve learned so much from so many people. I am amazed at how a simple...

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Filling Pails – Lighting Fires

Filling Pails – Lighting Fires

September 20, 2011 The famed Irish poet W.B. Yeats said “Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.” I firmly believe that great education is the product of passionate teachers, hungry students and supportive families and administrators. Often...

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