Author Archives: ColdWeatherCajun

Gym Therapy

Ever since I was very young I have suffered from crippling anxiety. From test-stress to generalized anxiety I have always had trouble stopping myself from worrying and “stressing.” Over the years I have tried breathing exercises and meditation. However, the … Continue reading

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Is Theater Disrupting my Workout Routine?

I have been acting since I was very young. During my high school and college theater experience I have attempted to balance the demands of putting up a show, keeping up with my school work, and keeping myself physically fit. … Continue reading

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The Bucket List

Over the years I have developed a list of things I want to try and accomplish at some time in my life. As I have gotten older I have had crazy ideas; the kind of ideas that most people would … Continue reading

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The Meditation Cure

A 2012 article in the Huffington post outlines a small study by the University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine and Public Health concluded that individuals who engaged in mindfulness meditation and moderate exercise sustained protective effects against the flu. The … Continue reading

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Mind the Pain

        “Pain is weakness leaving the body.” When my friend joined the U.S. Marine Corps he repeated this saying over and over again anytime he spied someone complaining about being sore or in pain. I took this … Continue reading

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Just one more pound…

Just by looking at me it would be hard to tell that at one time I was underweight. I am currently 5’ 11” and average between 175-180 pounds. But not too long ago I weighed between 120-125 pounds. During high … Continue reading

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Clumsy

When I was young I was clumsy. Wasn’t everyone? Wandering around my elementary school hallways I recall fearing stairs because I had an uncanny ability to trip and fall every time I walked up or down them. I hated gym … Continue reading

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