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34 Lessons I’ve Learned In Life
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34 Lessons I’ve Learned in Life

Today, I turn 34. Unlike some people, I LOVE aging because life seems to get better every year, partly because I know I am also getting wiser! My book is also getting thicker because I cherish every single experience. Four years ago, I wrote the 28 lessons I’ve Learned in

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How to Stay Fit, Lean & Healthy Year-Round
Habits

How to Stay Fit, Lean & Healthy Year-Round

Staying fit, lean, and healthy year round may seem unachievable to so many people because they look health and fitness the wrong way. The media loves to promotes instant gratification such as “how to get a bikini body in 2 weeks” but this leads to a lot of yo-yo dieting, eating

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My Journey

I had an Epiphany…

epiphany : a moment in which you suddenly see or understand something in a new or very clear way While riding my bike to work one cold, albeit sunny October morning in 2015, I suddenly had an epiphany and decided I had to quit my job that day. The idea

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Spirituality

Take a Risk, Live a Meaningful Life

Let’s say… You don’t ride a bicycle because you are scared of traffic.It’s too dangerous, you tell yourself.Everyone reminds you the same thing… and you listen to them. So like the millions of unfortunate people who never take risks,you sit in a metal box for an hour a day commuting to

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the first wealth is health
Spirituality

The #2 Pillar in Life: Physical Well-Being

I workout for aesthetics, not athletics. I don’t care about hitting PR’s or lifting heavier weights.In fact, I’ve barely progressed in weights for the last two years.Guess what? I don’t care. I workout to maintain my figure.I workout to look good…it is something I’ve always shamelessly admitted. When I look good, I am

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I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind.
My Journey

The #1 Pillar in Life: Spirituality

I am not religious.I do not believe in god.Well I do… but I believe we are each our own God. Life is what YOU make of it. I do not depend on a deity to make my day good.Nor do I blame it when something goes wrong.I don’t pray to will

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Look at everything as though you were seeing it for the first or the last time, then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
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28 Lessons I’ve Learned in Life

2015 has been a magical year as I paraded through a new chapter in my life and although I’m sad that it’s coming to an end, I am so excited about the future! When you welcome life with open arms, you become happier, less judgmental and your views of the world expands when

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Fitness

Lighten Up! Enjoy the Journey!

I’m fortunate to have never encountered assholes on bikes (only in cars and on foot) but this story made me fume in disgust! Two cyclists come past me quite fast, one in black and red Castelli, the other in black and yellow Castelli cafe kit. ‘…off the fucking road you

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Motivation

20 More Reasons to Love Cycling

My friend and I were riding a few weekends ago and we came to a profound realization: Cycling makes us nicer people … when we are not riding!! When you are doing 6+ hour rides, conversations subject around the most random of topics ranging from stupid things we’ve seen, shit other cyclists do that

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Fitness

More Reasons to Love Cycling

I love cycling and the reasons are endless! Here are a few more feel-good moments on the bike: When the skies suddenly open up and the sun comes out of hiding, on what was forecasted to be a cloudy day. When you get to a light that turns green right

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Health & Well-being

Motivated: Best Posts of 2014

Another year gone by and another year I almost disappeared from this blog due to an extremely time-consuming obsession; also known as cycling, and too much globetrotting. I was in Europe for seven weeks, Asia for seven weeks and had another amazing year of health, fitness, self-discovery, realization and learnings— it was definitely

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Motivation

Fall In Love With the Process

I love moving. I love sweating. I love riding my bike. I love gym-ratting. I love feeling the pain during a working out and knowing that I can push through it because I’ve done it before. I love jumping out of bed at 5am for a workout, able to wake

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