Category Archives: Thailand

  1. Jet Lagged, Homesick… and doing OK

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    March 15, 2018 by Darlene McC

    Greetings once again from Thailand and the beautiful island of Koh Phanang. I was up for the sunrise yoga and …
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  2. Getting to Thailand with a Kidney Infection (and other things you donโ€™t want to tell your mom about)

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    March 14, 2018 by Darlene McC

    Greetings from Koh Pha Ngan! On Monday, March 12 around 7p I started my journey after a nice dinner with …
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  3. Next Adventure: Thailand

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    March 11, 2018 by Darlene McC

    It’s been a while, Internet. As I’ve had less desk in my life I’ve had more fitness, more friends, and …
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Current mood: ๐Ÿฆ„ No makeup ๐Ÿ‰ No hair color ๐Ÿฆ… No negative self-talk ๐Ÿ›Œ Just a girl on her bed, feeling her own vibes. .. .. Magical creatures don't have to change themselves to work magic, they just ๐Ÿ’ซARE๐Ÿ’ซ magic. Know who else is magic? ๐Ÿ‘every ๐Ÿ‘one ๐Ÿ‘of ๐Ÿ‘us. . . We are each a unique combination of skills, experiences, and interests that has never happened before. and will never happen again. That means whatever you have to contribute to the world can only come from you... and hiding means you're depriving the world of your contributions...and isn't that just selfish?๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜‰ . . So step up! Step out! How are you going to pull your weight this week? . #selfie #sundaymorning #deepthoughtswithcoachdar #curlygirl #curlyhair #bighair #backtobed #dreamcatcher
The axiom "don't meet your heroes" does not apply to @angeladuckw - what a delight it was to get to be her student! . . We use our heroes to bring out better versions of ourselves. To model the things we don't know if we're capable of. Angela modeled the kind of instructor I want to be: comfortable, funny, humble, curious, and geez is she smart! . . When have you met someone you admire who exceeded your expectations and what did you learn from them? . . #characterlab #grit #gritparagon #angeladuckworth #hero #meetyourhero #tt #throwbackthursday
How are you keeping yourself in balance? (and helping those you love to do the same?) ... So often now we hear about work/life balance - I think there's more to it than that. What about the balance of screen to sleep? Group and solo time? A balanced diet? Each of us has different needs to consider; but we're presented with information as if there's a "right" way. ... โš– How do you keep yourself in balance? โš– Where do you struggle to? โš– What questions come to mind when you like about juggling all the elements in your life? ... #worklifebalance #deepquestions #findbetterquestions #balance #lunaalignmentyoga #acroyoga #balance #yoga #beach #beachlife #legsfordays ... ๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™€๏ธ with me is @alliolson23 | we were studying at @luna_alignment_yoga with @talswissa |
Going into Monday like ๐ŸฅŠ๐Ÿฆ . . We've all got beasts to wrestle. Things we want to accomplish that seem to big; or inner struggles that are overwhelming. You have to believe you can do it before it becomes possible; and likely struggle before it's done. . . Step up and get after it. What beast will you tackle today? Hit up some comments... mine is below ๐Ÿ‘‡ . . #eatthefrog #getafterit #lion #wrestleyourdemons #roar
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2019 you threw me for a few loops โžฐโžฐ . I broke 2 teeth and some of my self limiting beliefs. ๐Ÿค“ . I got a new car ๐Ÿš—, (only) 1 black eye #bjj , and into the grad program of my dreams: Penn's Master's in Applied Positive Psychology ๐Ÿ“š . Some of my projects flew, and some of them failed; all of them taught me important lessons. ๐Ÿค” . I helped clients grow, change, get lean, gain self awareness and confidence. And they grew me as a coach and human being. . Coach @meganhellerer suggests in her end of year post that we name the year. 2018 was all about breaking down... 2019 is The Year That Built Me Up. ๐Ÿฅณ . Take a page from Megan's book: what would you name your year? Share in the comments ๐Ÿ‘‡ (and follow Megan. She's a boss.) . . #2019lessons #lookingback #building #penn @uofpenn @pennsas #pennmapp #mapp15 #reflection #buildingup #nameyouryear #legsfordays #curlyhairdontcare #curlygirl