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Why We Run

Freedom ain’t free. Something needs to be said I think about the joy of running. The simple pleasure of moving forward and knowing that you are going somewhere – even if that somewhere really is nowhere. The synchronicity that occurs when mind and body come… Read More

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Fighting for Familiar

If living abroad has taught me anything, it’s that no matter where you go, you take yourself with you. Who you were where you were, will be who you are where you are going. That despite the change of scenery, a personal change can only… Read More

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The Chinese Curse

I have spent my whole life feeling ashamed of being Chinese … And to be honest, even today, sitting here in my apartment located within the Middle Kingdom, I, a so called “ABC” or American Born Chinese, hesitate to embrace the fact. I hesitate because… Read More

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Looking Up

I spend a lot of time laying on the floor and staring at the ceiling. And as a dancer I think it makes sense – the floor is where I feel most comfortable. But lately, I’ve been thinking more about the ceiling and what it… Read More

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Living With Roaches

There are definitely roaches in my house. Not like big ones, but roaches nonetheless. Cockroaches. I feel like it’s such a gross, dirty word. I’ve gotten myself into the habit of cleaning my house when I feel like things in my life are not the… Read More

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Make Peace with Imperfection

This mornings chapter from Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff by Richard Carlson. I’ve yet to meet an absolute perfectionist whose life was filled with inner peace. The need for perfection and the desire for inner tranquility conflict with each other. Whenever we are attached to having something a certain… Read More