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Meet Vicky and Sinuhé

Life has a funny way of working itself out. It seems that, no matter what, everything always comes full circle. That is exactly what happened in this case. 

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Happiness is not a choice, but Joy is

Common adjectives are: stressful, hard, dull, lonely, overwhelming, difficult, pointless, burdensome, tiring, unfair, crappy, sickening, and sad. They have two common themes. One, they are all negative and two; they are often engrained in a person’s response to “How are … Continue reading

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Meet Jacqueline!

Bike and Brain has been a fantastic adventure to say the least. However, there are moments where feelings of worry creep in. Will bikes keep coming in? Will there be enough people to give bikes to? Is this the right … Continue reading

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I expected perfection…. and that is not what happened

  If you haven’t been following along recently, you may have missed that Bike and Brain has started to give away free bikes. These are not prizes or awards. They are not bought or sold. They are simply handed to … Continue reading

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Meet Yuliya and Kay

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Can The Bike Truly Help? Or Are You Just Obsessed?

As I begin taking the next steps to turn Bike and Brain into a tangible non-profit, I find myself pondering all the ways a bike can make a true difference. I can think of many obvious benefits, but one news … Continue reading

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5 Reasons You Are A Better Person Than You Think

1. You Have Potential No matter who you are, you have potential. You have the ability, right now, to make someone’s day. As human beings we harness a lot of control. Often times this control is used in a negative … Continue reading

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5 Ways Being Uncomfortable Makes You Stronger

As human beings we are constantly seeking pleasure. We engage in activities that make us feel good. However, during our search for pleasure, we spend a lot of time avoiding any sort of discomfort. This makes sense though. Who wants … Continue reading

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What Would Mindfulness Look Like During Snowmageddon 2015?

Aside from cycling, you have probably noticed a heavy presence of mindfulness throughout my site. As a young clinical social worker in NYC I often find myself utilizing mindfulness throughout my practice. It is not a technique per se, but … Continue reading

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Bike Minded in the UK…. RAW Social Work combined with RAW Cycling

This is an incredible project put together by Life Cycle UK. These guys took a strong theory (cycling improves mental well-being) and transformed it into a working concept. I am motivated by this work and hope to see more of … Continue reading

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