motivational Category


In: motivational, running

I’m afraid. There, I admitted it. In less than 48 hours I will be running a distance that I have never run before, on an ankle that has been giving me some issues for the past two weeks. The Disneyland Half-Marathon is this Sunday and my transformation from couch potato to wannabe runner has been […]


In: motivational

No, this isn’t a post about Charlie Sheen (thank God). But it is a post about winning. Not that all-out uber-aggressive kind of winning either, but small wins. When learning something new or improving a skill you already possess, I’m finding that those tiny little victories are what make me keep going. Take learning a […]

How to Find Your Gratitude

In: motivational

It’s all too easy to wallow, worry, fret, and sulk. Competitive personalities (like me) are sometimes quick to frustration when things aren’t going the way you think they should. When you’re stuck, frustrated, angry, and upset, the last thing you need to focus on is how nothing seems to be working right. It’s time to […]

Lose Your Comfort Zone

In: motivational

I’ve been thinking lately about personal growth. With running, I get frustrated because I feel like I’m so slow and don’t seem to be improving as fast as I’d like. In reality, I’m probably doing quite well — I’ve got that “healthy muscle pain” most days of the week — and that pain brings growth. […]

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UI/UX Developer by day, a million other hobbies by night. Attracted to shiny objects that need recharging. Passion for life, love, and sushi. Trail running, hiking, books, gaming, sketching and travel are just a few of my interests. Multi-platform (Windows, OS X, Android, iOS) enthusiast.