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2013: The year of ’embracing the chaos’

Life lessons from an investment banker (no, really) A couple of years ago J, a close friend of mine from California, suddenly quit his financially lucrative albeit stressful and time consuming job as an investment banker. He typically worked from 8 am until 1 or 2 am seven days a week. On the rare occasion we hung out together he was often overtired and in a daze, responding to

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Running with dad & his tough-love approach to life (Christmas 2013)

This year Christmas represented a 48 hour whirlwind of a trip to visit my family in New Jersey.  The two days were comprised of an emotionally charged run with my dad filled with some tough-love, lots of delicious food, family time and a ton of fun! Christmas Morning: A run filled with tidings of tough

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‘Tis the season for running: Tips for a successful winter training season and Last week’s workouts

Last Tuesday I laced up like any other day. I added an extra layer my torso, wore merino wool running socks and wore my hood up to cover my neck all to prepare for that morning’s chilly 5 degree temperature. It was officially the lowest temperature at which I’ve ever ran and truth be told-

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