habits

Happy on the inside

Ever since my summer birthday, I’ve been reflecting. I’m enjoying a state of happiness that’s lasted 4 whole years without interruption. Listen, this is a big deal, especially for me. I’ve appeared happy to the people who’ve known me through my years, though inside, I was secretly frustrated. I’ve appeared confident through the years, but […]

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HAPPY with RUMi

I’ve been reflecting on the pieces of HAPPY that have made me feel finally full. If I guess, I’d say it was 2006 when I started collectingRUMi poetry. A friend gave me the poem, The Guest House, in 2003 when I was recovering my heart from a man who wasn’t supposed to keep it. Back […]

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You need a nap.

Michelle Bernard: You need a nap — Live above ordinary from Michelle Bernard on Vimeo. It’s quite apparent that taking the nap has rejuvenated my energy. I used to think napping was a waste of my day. I thought it was for slackers. Then I noticed how my energy dips at 3 o’clock most days. […]

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a kind of power

Still mind, firm grip, clear intention. 
All part of the art. The abs and back lock. I curl the bar with steel plates collared on. One more. No, I can get two. I don’t care about callouses. I don’t even care about the difficulty of breathing. I care about the rep. The next rep. Clean. […]

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