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Beach

 

Can you believe the month of Jan is almost over? 2008 is 1/12th completed! Like the Steve Miller Band once said ” Time keeps on slippin, slippin, slippin – into the future“. But seriously will someone please slow down this ride. It keeps picking up speed the older I get.

Realizing that the month of Jan is almost over is creating a bit of urgency in me. I do feel like I am making forward progress on my goals, but I am not sure if I am making that progress quick enough. Also, some of my goals are getting more attention than others.

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I clearly remember the first day in my algebra class when I boldly/smugly asked the teacher what most of the kids in the classroom were mumbling under their breath. “Why do we have to learn this stuff? When am I ever going to use a+b=c in real life”.

Imagine my surprise when I realized that the formula applies directly to weight loss. “What? How? How does a+b=c apply to weight loss”, I can hear you asking. (more…)

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Photo By: Kristian j. Olsen

I don’t know about you, but some of my best thinking happens while I am exercising.

Today I decided I would take half of my lunch and head outside to get some exercise. While I was running stairs I started thinking about commitment. In my line of work I get the opportunity to support people in getting the most out of their educational experience. My colleagues and I often get frustrated when students end up dropping out, often due to a lack of commitment. But is that why they drop out? Is it due to a lack of commitment or is it due to misplaced commitment.

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