Most ‘mixed couple’ and ethnicity questions are asked innocently, although there are some that could be gone without. Being Asian-American, and adopted, has invited many interesting topics of conversation throughout my life, including those that involve my relationship with my husband. Here are some of the ‘mixed couple’ questions I'm asked most often: What does his/your family think (or, were his/your parents weird about it)? This kind of question implies that one or the oth
This isn’t the usual kind of thing I like to discuss but I’m going to vent a little. Today I practically had to pick my jaw up off the ground after overhearing and seeing two very grown adults in leadership positions behave like catty, mean, bully-headed teenagers while they didn't realize anyone was standing in earshot of them. It shouldn’t (because it happens everywhere) but it does, boggle my mind that grown adults in professional fields where unity and teamwork should be
What's in your life that shouldn't be there isn't as harmless as you might think. Everything that goes in and out of what we do, see, hear and talk about impacts the way we think, what we do and how our life looks on the in and outside. You are the doorkeeper to who and what is and is not allowed in your life. We don't always have control over our environment, our circumstances and certainly not other people, but we do get to choose who and what stays, and who and what doesn'
Running isn’t my heart’s first desire when I’m getting in a sweat session, but I’ve decided to re-incorporate it into my weekly routine at just 20-30 minutes, repeating over 2-3 non-consecutive days for sake of increasing my conditioning (which ebbs and flows throughout each year depending on what my focus or goals might be; hence why you don’t see me looking lean as a bean 24/7/365). This isn’t replacing my 3-4 weekly workouts, but added to the days in between. I’m not a tre