Borrow Some Motivation Today

Ah yes, it’s been a while.

Not sure how it happened, but I used to be pretty good about going to the gym. I enjoyed it. I saw some improvements in my strength and I felt better. Then one morning I skipped a day. Then a few more days, and 22 years later I still have not gone back.

Sure every once in a while I’ll find myself in the gym, but not on purpose. And nothing consistent.

Until recently, we joined the YMCA.

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Don’t Fall for the Willpower Trap

Like almost everyone else, I had a list of goals I wanted to accomplish.

Here we are one month left in the year, and I’m wondering where has the time gone?

If you’re anything like me, it’s much easier to focus on what hasn’t been accomplished. What are the goals left undone? What were some of the things I’d do differently?

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Start Making Better Choices

In West Philadelphia, born and raised. Just like the song.

We actually lived in the northern suburbs of Philly, but my parents had a convenience store on 46th and Walnut, the heart of west Philadelphia. As a kid, I spent so much time there, my family started telling me that I was actually delivered at the store.

As the child of Korean immigrants, I grew up in a fairly typical Korean-American home. Continue reading