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6th Yoga Class

Last night, we had our last class in the YogaLife NH “Beginning Yoga” series led by Allison Parks Dugas.  I don’t really have an ‘official’ rating system but, if I did, I would give this course a 5 out of 5.  I cannot fully explain how fantastic it was to start each week off with […]

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5th Yoga Class

Good morning everyone!  I am fresh off the fifth of six total yoga classes in the YogaLife NH beginner series, which I have dutifully been partaking in with my wife, Ali.  It has been a surprisingly interesting ride, this Yoga-thing.  I am feeling more fit, more energetic, and a little less foggy.  I have not […]

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Create Your Art

“Absorb what is useful.  Discard what is not.  Add what is uniquely your own.”  Bruce Lee One of the key themes in my life can be found in my practice of Brazilian Jiu JitsuThe heart of this theme can be derived from the quote from Bruce Lee above.  That theme is that we create our […]

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4th Yoga Class

Week 4 has come and gone in our Yoga journey and, like the first three weeks, class was both fun and relaxing.  Who would have thought that I would be so excited each week to go to a Yoga class?  The class itself followed the normal routine so I won’t go into that this time […]

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Get Your Priorities Straight

How often do you think about your priorities in life?  Have you consciously set them or have they simply evolved over time based on your day to day tasks and routines?  Being intentional with your priorities can help you be a little more efficient with your time, fight procrastination, and reach those goals that you […]

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Enjoy the things you hate to do

What do you do if you need to do an activity regularly in order to achieve one of your goals?  What if you do not like to do that activity?  It can be real drag to force yourself to do things that you don’t want to do day after day, over and over again.  More […]

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Second Yoga Class

Ali and I are fresh off the second class of our 6-week Intro to Yoga journey at YogaLifeNH in Exeter, NH.  It’s only the second week and I am already finding that, not only do I enjoy the class, but that I look forward to it.  I hurt myself pretty badly last week while training […]

Live a positive life

10 Ways to Be More Positive

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.  Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”  Helen Keller It gets increasingly harder to be positive in what seems like a very negative world.  Turn on the news and all you see is the bad in people and the bad in society.  Talk to your friends […]

Start Yoga 2016

Beginning Yoga

It is the New Year and, like most people, I have decided that I need to get back into shape.  Over the last year, I have gone from training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) twice per week and running 5 days per week to doing one workout every couple of weeks.  I have noticed a change […]