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Stop Thinking About It And Just Do It!: Now Is The Time To See The World

February 2, 2013
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I’ve been stuck in a rut lately. My job is not fulfilling and it seems to be dragging my spirit down. It’s not that I have a terrible job or that I’m overwhelmed or anything like that. It’s actually a pretty good job and I think I’m very good at it. It’s just that I […]

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Be the Change: Ten Simple Ways to Change the World

July 17, 2012
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“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” “The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.” “As human beings, our greatness lies not […]

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I Love Farmers Markets

January 28, 2012
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A The Daily Garriga classic! Okay, the truth is I don’t often go to farmers markets. I don’t cook much these days since I am in a temporary nomad state. I do, however, love the idea of these markets. I imagine a time in the not too distant future when I will be cooking regularly. I can […]

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When Men are Afraid of the Gym: Tips for Gym Newbies

January 25, 2012
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A The Daily Garriga classic! I’ve been working out off-and-on now for about 20 years. Sure there have been times when I’ve disappeared from the gym for long stretches, but when I get in a training groove, I feel like a championship caliber athlete. I often find myself finishing up a workout, feeling like a lion who has […]

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Becoming Mentally Strong: How To Beat Distraction, Maintain Focus and Achieve Your Goals

January 8, 2012
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It’s 3:00 in the morning and I can’t sleep. I keep thinking about all of the projects, trips, and special events I have planned for the coming months. I’ve got to get an entire department at work reorganized, I have to plan for my upcoming trip to Colombia, and I need to get serious about […]

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How Bad Do You Want It? Success Is A Choice!

November 27, 2011
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We all want to be successful in life. We all want to be fulfilled by our work, family, relationships, and social life. And for many of us, we want something else. We want to be great at some thing that we believe defines us. You may want to be a great skater, writer, dancer, lawyer, […]

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Cornel West, Harvard, and the Pursuit of Greatness

November 12, 2011
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A The Daily Garriga classic! The first and only time I ever met public sage and Princeton professor Cornel West was when he spoke at Harvard Law School with Tavis Smiley a few years ago. I happen to think that Dr. West is one of the most provocative and inspirational public figures who has ever lived. His […]

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Ten Things Men Secretly Want From Women

September 20, 2011
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A The Daily Garriga classic! Let’s face it, it isn’t always easy for guys to express our emotions. We can be hard to read and even elusive when we want to be. As such,women do not always get the benefit of hearing directly from their man exactly what it is that he wants. So, to help all you ladies out, […]

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