Pelotonia – Why I ride

2014 marks my third year riding in Pelotonia. After August 9th, I will have been on a bike exactly three times in the past 10 years.

To you and so many others, you are a super hero. thanks for being extraordinary.

In 2012, I showed up to the Columbus Commons at 6AM not knowing if I could stay upright on a bicycle. I came armed with a borrowed bike and two flat tires (luckily the Pelotonia crew is ready for riders like me with bike pumps on site). I don’t need to say much more to describe that I am not a biker. It’s likely that someday I will be, maybe when Ultimate Frisbee takes less of a priority in my life. Continue reading

Remember What’s Important in Life

Silhouette of man fishing at sunset.Thanks to Josh Botti (via Facebook) for posting this story:

There was once a businessman who was sitting by the beach in a small Brazilian village. As he sat, he saw a Brazilian fisherman rowing a small boat towards the shore having caught quite few big fish. The businessman was impressed and asked the fisherman, “How long does it take you to catch so many fish?” The fisherman Continue reading

Unicorns, Hogwarts, and the Happiness Advantage at Work

Positivity has tremendous power. Set aside 12 minutes to watch this great TED talk by Shawn Achor on wellness, happiness, and productivity (and yes, unicorns):

Shawn’s message
Prepping for my first wellness blog, I needed to come to terms with my blogging style. As a psychology undergrad, Shawn’s message spoke to me on the power of the human mind. Positive psychology focuses on studying the exceptional in 

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