The run

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Tuesday, April 10, 2012


This weekend was The Race. The 8k run. The goal I had been training for since January. The landmark against which I would chart my progress and set future goals.

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Balance #2

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Monday, April 2, 2012


How can one possibly not spend more than is in the chequing account when there is an unexpected plumbing emergency? I guess that’s where those short-term savings come in handy. But how can one possibly build short-term savings when it’s almost impossible to get to the end of the month on the cash in hand?

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Balance

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Monday, March 26, 2012


Last week I talked about essential desires – how the goals we set are benchmarks that represent deeper desires. That recognizing the underlying desire gives more meaning to the goal. It doesn’t necessarily make it any easier to achieve the goal. But I do believe it helps fuel the journey.

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Desires

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Monday, March 19, 2012


I’m going to rename my New Year’s Resolutions; not the content, just the title. Something with more permanence, that will take me through the whole year. But not something that sounds like the prospectus of a mutual fund company.

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getting your groove back

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Thursday, March 8, 2012


Apply discipline to get you through until it starts to feel good again. You can’t just exercise when it feels good. You’ve got to exercise even when it feels like a big fat drag. But, believe me, it will start to feel good again. The quicker you start the quicker you will get your groove back.

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