Category Archives: adversity

Need to Rethink My Running Training

The other day was supposed to be day 1 of month 3 of my running training. For this month, I am supposed to run at a faster pace for 2 minutes, then drop down to my “normal” pace for 1 … Continue reading

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University Police Officer 1 and Wing Chun Training

A few weeks ago I was sent a letter from SUNY New Paltz that I was eligible to come to the campus and take an agility test for the position of University Police Officer 1. There were only three items … Continue reading

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The Positive Side of Bullying

I came up with the title of this article to make people do a double-take. What??? How can he say there is something POSITIVE about bullying? Well, let me clarify what I mean by saying I am drawing the content … Continue reading

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Accept What Comes: Martial Arts Lessons Applied to Daily Life

Last week at my job we went into a staff meeting simply to not sit at our desks bored anymore because we still don’t have work. One of my coworkers told me she just saw the movie IP MAN. (She … Continue reading

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Fighting Adversity

A short video I made about keeping your head up when everyone around you seems to want to beat you down. In short: don’t let them do it!!!

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