I know better now

In beating two world-class sides, Barcelona and Bayern Munich, on their way to the Final, he knew the imperative of the underdog was maximizing every ounce of potential from each player. In wars, it isn't the side with the most soldiers that wins, rather the side that uses its soldiers …

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These are the days by the sparkling river

His injury, his mental health, his character, his imagination, his language, his culture, his room, are Teflon to our expertise. moves on. He resists everything that is offered - diaries, memory aids, planned diets, physiotherapy, computer skills, brain-injury support groups, social-skills training, meditation, yoga, drugs; If you were to imagine who …

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This is the love of the one magician

This is something that doesn't sneak up on you if you're aware of your body, but we've all been there--on the side of the court (or trail), panting and waiting to recover. Long-distance runners, swimmers, soccer players, and pretty much all elite athletes know that the key to avoiding getting …

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Galactic swirl in the firmament tonight

I've left the road, jumping high over the pampas and cactus, my feet making deep imprints in the rock, somehow finding ground by themselves, the perfect place each time, to the rhythm of the song. I'm not thinking any more, not a single thought in my head, except my body …

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Standing by the light of the moon

Be finished by the end of each day so you can go home and feel like you're ready to enjoy some personal or family time. If you're way behind, make a time-debt repayment plan and suck it up until you're caught up. Like money, you have to see where the …

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The fires of spring are kindling bright

This is important so I am going to repeat myself. Wealthy women invest their money as opposed to spending their money. There is a significant difference and it has to do with the ability to categorize the purchase as an asset, something that goes up in value as opposed to …

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There's only here, there's only now

Lev has devoted his life to repaying that debt. He turned down the Ivy League to enroll at the City College of New York, where he was elected student body president. He won a Rhodes Scholarship, earned a PhD in chemistry, and returned to his alma mater to run a …

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These are the days of the endless summer

This is hell and he is the culprit, said forward Fernando Torres at the end of the first day last year. The Atletico coaches understand that the synthesis of brain and body must be trained as a whole. From their pragmatic viewpoint, physical fatigue contributes to mental fatigue, which in …

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Burn out the dross innocence captured again

In a measure of the rise of entrepreneurship, Holmes and Rahe have eight categories about work, all of which I cover, but none about starting your own business or nonprofit. They have divorce, but no custody battles, which of course have become more common. And most striking, none of the …

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I've no time for schism or lovers of greed

However, like an efficient stock market, they contend that a player's physical attributes have already been factored into their past performances, so measuring them again at the combine--and using the data as a separate metric of untapped potential--is redundant. Gathering data on all combine participants from 2001 to 2006, they …

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Love of the simple is all that I need

Today we take control of the information that you're exposed to by creating some simple but important filters in your world. We start with the information pollution we're exposed to every day. It makes no sense to sit there senselessly as you get bombarded with commercials and programming you don't …

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Standing on the beach at sunset

I considered him one of my favorite men in the world. Not only had he served me the perfect blend of coffee and milk for the past two years, he had the uncanny ability to look edgy and cool in the standard green Starbucks apron. You look like you're feeling …

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Suffering long time angels enraptured by Blake

I had a daily battle with myself and I forced myself to eat healthy snacks that I didn't enjoy. If I did succumb to my chocolate craving I would feel very guilty and often have a blow out that evening. If I feel like cheesecake, I will go to a …

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The last time we stood in the west

In order to understand my approach to treating diabetes and obesity--I like to use the term diabesity, which I think really adequately describes the problem--it is helpful to look back at my own personal journey. I went straight from high school into a six-year medical program at Northwestern University. From …

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To pastures not greener but meaner

One afternoon three years after his first seizure I was having tea with a friend when I was suddenly struck by the sense that my words were no longer making it out into the world, co-ordinated with the sight of the friend cocking his head like a dog at a …

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Greet the day with hope and comfort too

Over two years he was told that he's a miracle by a cathedral of medics and therapists. But gratitude doesn't last; The shortfall, the denial and lack of awareness of it in him, and the denial and hyper-awareness in the rest of the family, meant that things would fall apart …

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I shall wait till the morning

I was a bit apprehensive that she would find me an unwilling student and give up on me. Your fatalistic attitude will not serve you well. By concentrating your attention of what you do not have as opposed to what you do have, you are feeding negative thoughts and fear …

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I would walk myself out

Eventually I would succumb to the temptation, accept an invitation to dinner, and just one slice of cheesecake was all it took. I had broken the diet, gone off the rails, so I might as well go the whole hog. Then, I would stuff myself with all the delicious sweet …

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My life is so troubled

Otherwise the highly coveted recruits would consistently place among the fastest, strongest, and quickest. Physical strength and conditioning is a must for staying on the field, but being the champion of the weight room does not guarantee a spot in the starting lineup. Take away pure athleticism and you're left …

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Now I can't go to sleep

It is frequently easier to give in to our cravings and eat foods that endanger our bodies. But, it is also human to reverse bad patterns. It can be done. And chocolate wasn't the only culprit. There were many foods that I categorised as bad: cakes, crisps, biscuits, bread, puddings …

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The streets are so dark

To make a living, you had to spend a lot of time on the road, he said, which put stress on his family. One day he took a load to Georgia. I had already told the company, I need to be home for my daughter's birthday this weekend. <a href …

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The things you've forgotten, that took you away

For some people, hearing and listening to inner voices has proved to be positive and motivating. Competitive athletes often talk aloud to themselves to get psyched up for a game, and it is not uncommon for someone to sort through mundane tasks--like what needs to be bought at the supermarket …

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While you're out with the sheep

Could you grasp the magnitude of what was happening? What big life events do you have coming? Are you excited for them? To be a playmaker on that stage, there has to be more than just speed, power, and agility, since everyone comes to the table with those tools. Like …

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Ease my troubles, that's what you do

EI is important in getting hired for that position you desire, and studies suggest that EI skills may also be important in getting the salary that you want (and deserve). Good emotional intelligence skills allow you to interact better with the people around you, forming a deep connection with them …

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Fill my heart with gladness

While all this was going on, Lauren's brain tumor came back. So we're doing kids with cancer for the second time, Ann said. Lauren's surgery was scheduled for the same time as Brent's transplant. I hope to teach you to navigate the dichotomy of your past and what promises to …

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He looked so radiant

Ask yourself, What am I doing right now? Next ask it again: What am I doing right now? And again, relax. First, a group of eighteen Division 1 Illini athletes--two baseball players, one cross-country runner, one gymnast, two soccer players, five swimmers, three tennis players, one track-and-field athlete, and three …

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Like a sweet bird of youth in my soul

Monitoring and Preventing Diabetes In such matters as allergy tests and blood readings, a patient has to rely on a doctor, but in many other ways, when it comes to keeping track of your personal health, the responsibility is in your hands. Let's look at this from two perspectives, that …

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Take away my sadness

But, I don't have that kind of time. I know that. Did I not forewarn you that this journey will be filled with challenges? Managers can develop better skills with empathy by taking time to think about employee feelings and to care about them. Also, research has suggested that talking …

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Youth of eternal summers

The street-crossing task confirmed that athletes manage a goal-oriented process combining several cognitive skills better than a control group. Still, both researchers wanted to raise the stakes and examine truly world-class athletes to compare their skills with developing athletes in the same sports as well as nonathletes. Dominance Resveratrol also …

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I'll spend my days in endless roving

The arrow of progress, the conveyor belt of life. Up by your bootstraps, rags to riches, Forward, forward let us range, in Tennyson's phrase. In this climate, it was no surprise that the new field of human psychology adopted similar language. I sunk my head into my hands and rubbed …

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If you live the life you love

Emotional Intelligence as an Important Tool for Connections in Healthcare It may be difficult for some to immediately see the connection between EI skills and healthcare, but the industry is filled with patients who feel that their healthcare providers are insensitive to their needs or their feelings. Indeed, it is …

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