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Body and mind

When I was competing, I could not handle being alone without feeling very lonely and ultimately anxious.  I wanted nothing more than to make those feelings go away.  But the effort to make the feelings go away just created more … Continue reading

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A “Good Chin”

I’ve heard the phrase, “(s)he has a good chin” on many occasions and I’ve always wondered what made a good chin.  I know that tenacity and desire and heart are intangible qualities that help a person take a punch, but … Continue reading

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Embracing Community

I’ve been experiencing a new sense of connection to people lately. I attribute this to all the outdoor boxing sessions I’ve been doing with gym members over the past couple of months.   Three days a week I encounter 4 … Continue reading

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