I’ve had several experiences recently that has caused me to ask some very important questions. The first catalyst: someone questioned my intentions—or at least not did understand what mine are. Secondly, I started to read a book called Man’s Search for Meaning. Lastly, today a friend of mine passed away, which kind-of makes you really [...]
A compassionate heart is not one that feels pity, for pity is a personal judgment and full of aversion not love.
Compassion is genuinely caring and wanting to help others. Pity is about helping yourself to relieve your sense of aversion, guilt, shame, or sense of obligation. Compassion is beyond one’s cares, fears, or worries. It [...]
As you can see from the photographs (sorry for the blurry picture, but it is hard to take photos of yourself!), my back and arm definition has definately improved. This makes me quite pleased. Yay!
I decided to modify my P90X routine for Week 2 to avoid being injured again. So, I swapped the days I [...]
Week 1 on P90X wasn’t entirely successful. Days 1-3 were good; I did what I could. I used light weights, 3 or 5 pound; kneed many of the pushup sequences, and generally found alternative ways of making it through the workout when something was getting too difficult. The Ab Ripper X section was intense; though, [...]
I decided to try P90X after a morning of bouldering, which I hadn’t done in quite sometime. I realized that this was the worst athletic condition I have I have been in my entire life. Time to make a change! My goal isn’t necessarily to lose weight; instead, I would like to restore my flexibility, [...]