10 Outcomes of Doing (Crazy Happy) Zumba

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When You Get the Choice to Sit It Out or Dance… Let me just say right off the bat: there are no affiliate links in this post and I am making no money off this content specifically. This is simply my love of dance story and how I became a certified Zumba instructor purely out […]

Two Life Lessons I Learned from Riding

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“You do not need a therapist, if you own a motorcycle, any kind of motorcycle” (Dan Aykroyd).  On my last post, I talked about how I solved practical problems – namely, saving on gas and parking for school – by learning to ride the motorcycle. I also talked about the hidden treasure of positive outcomes […]

Wide Open Throttles

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The year I became a “biker” As the T-shirt quote goes, “some do drugs, others pop bottles. We solve our problems with wide open throttles.” It’s an awesome biker motto that refers to life’s universal problems. But when I learned how to ride the motorcycle, I had very specific, practical problems to solve. It was […]

“I didn’t always feel this …sedated.”: A lesson from Lester Burnham

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“I didn’t always feel this …sedated. But you know what? It’s never too late to get it back.” (Lester Burnham) In the movie American Beauty, Kevin Spacey plays Lester Burnham, 42, a disillusioned, dissatisfied, all-around unhappy advertising executive. He feels dis-empowered at work, disconnected with his teenage daughter, emasculated by his wife, Carolyn. Lester’s comfortable […]