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Riding Through Winter

This winter has been rather brutal. The temperatures have been in the low to mid twenties for the past several weeks. There has also been the occasional dip into the sub zero range. Despite these conditions, I have continued to … Continue reading

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Mindfulness On The Bike

I have written about mindfulness over the last several weeks. The writing has touched on the generalities of the practice. As I mentioned previously, mindfulness is certainly not an easy practice to master. It takes practice, consistency, and perseverance. The … 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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Christ Cycle

If you read the other post’s I have written it would appear as if I idolize the bike. You can probably picture me kneeling before a bike shrine offering up spare tubes each morning. Contrary to popular belief I do … Continue reading

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The Vulnerability and the Bike

Biking is raw. It’s just you, the bike, and the road. Getting around requires nothing more than your own strength. There is no protection, no windshield, no roof, and no doors. You are fully exposed. Along with the sense of … Continue reading

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Let’s Be Realistic For A Minute

The typical daily grind is enough to push people to the edge. The commuting, the deadlines, the meetings, and the financial crunch. The overall stress is draining. This daily routine contributes to poor health, both physical and mental. It may … Continue reading

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BICYCLE BREVITY

I believe brevity is powerful and is the key to engagement. Below I hope to concisely describe the way in which biking can (powerfully) promote mental well-being. Keep in mind the equation is very fluid/flexible and can be adjusted to … Continue reading

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Bicycling…… Evidence Based Practice?

Here is an awesome paper written by Inas Rashad, 2007. It continues to build on the evidence that bicycling has the potential to improve mental well-being. The article touches on some very good points. The straight and narrow is…….. that … Continue reading

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