Guilt vs. Gratitude

I realize that’s an odd blog title. Gratitude and guilt are usually not in opposition.

But for me they sometimes are.

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Eclipse Yoga Playlist

I made a sun & moon themed playlist for yoga. I got the idea from my fitness instructor’s discussion forum & thought it would be fun to infuse the theme for music, as well as poses. Continue reading

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You Don’t Wish You Were Here

As I’ve mentioned repeatedly, I’ve been enjoying a lot of Pink Floyd lately, in particular, the “Wish you were here,” album and title track. The line, “Two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl, year after year,” is moving and sad. The idea of people being in close proximity, but yet lost and disconnected is heart-breaking. Continue reading

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Moving Group Fitness Music

For my readers who aren’t fellow group ex instructors, we must purchase special music for many of our classes. It’s mixed to consistent perfect 32-count phrases, whereas normal music may have an occasional 16-count bridge. Each song must also transition smoothly Continue reading

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Gratitude, Bragging, Looking Forward

This morning, I wanted some business advice and knew immediately who to call on. I didn’t hesitate to solicit his input via email. I feel grateful to have him in my life, and certainly not just for such advice. Continue reading

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The English Way

I’m an Anglophile. Big time. I love the UK. I’ve been fortunate enough to travel there on business four times. The first, I spent the weekend in London after my meetings, and did some touristy things with my good friend and mentor.

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Valuing Our Connections Unconditionally

An acquaintance shared this image on Facebook, and I had to be the downer and make a somewhat negative comment. Continue reading

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