Getting Back on the Horse Again

Hello again! It’s been two months since I last blogged – a far greater stretch of time than I had ever wanted to let pass between posts, but at least I didn’t let things slide…

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Here’s What Happened When I Tried Yoga

Introduction Yoga: one of those trendy fitness phenomena that doesn’t seem to be going away. That was all I really associated with the word “yoga” prior to the past few months. I had some brushes…

On Gratitude, and Making the Jump to a Self-Hosted Blog (Part 2)

When I returned to blogging at the end of February this year (two months ago), I knew I wanted to give it a better shot than I did last year. So I made a mental…

Thought Point: Why It Makes Sense to Compare Yourself to Others

Introduction It is a commonly accepted piece of advice that you shouldn’t compare yourself to others. But this has never resonated with me. I get the general premises that give rise to such a statement—that…

A Glimpse Into My Anxiety

I thought my mental state was climbing upwards the past month. Until last week. Last week, anxiety revisited me and culminated in a full-blown panic attack that resulted in me pulling over on the side…

The Gym and I: Are We On (Again) or Off (Again)?

Everyone knows that exercise is good for you. But does it feel good? The answer is supposed to be yes. Upon experiencing the physical stress of working out, your brain releases neurochemicals (eg. endorphins) that…