Push yourself

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I know myself well. I know that exercise helps to relieve my stress and anxiety. I know that reading helps to spark my creativity. I know that I’m a morning person. I’ve never been someone who enjoys working out at the end of the day. Come 5:00 p.m. my body…

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One step at a time

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The past few months haven’t been the easiest for me from a physical and medical standpoint.  I’ve been having back problems and some ankle pain, so I haven’t been able to work out, go running or even long walks. Working out is one of the activities which helps me to…

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Visiting the Great Wall

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In January 2012 I had the unique opportunity to travel to China with the MBA program at the University of Buffalo. I was one of 16 MBA students who decided to go on the trip. We spent a total of 12 days in China during which we visited Beijing, Shanghai and…

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Do something

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Throughout the past few years I’ve grown to be impatient with people who complain about the things in their life that they control. Don’t get me wrong, I am an understanding and compassionate friend.  I am also a professional complainer; just ask my mother… I’m talking about growing tired of…

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Average age

Average age

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I’ve never been the type of person who judges someone based on their age. I don’t think that the number of years you have been alive is an accurate indicator of how old you are. I believe that as individuals, we are composed of so many ages; our emotional age,…

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Letting go

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Throughout the past few years, I’ve come to realize how hard it is to stay in touch with friends.  I’ve also come to realize that not all friends are worth staying in touch with. There are so many things that change throughout the course of our lives; our jobs, the…

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Bumps in the road

Bumps in the road

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During my visit home this past weekend I learned a valuable lesson about bumps in the road. My first day home (Friday, March 22) went a little something like this: the morning started wonderfully; the sun was shining as I drove my mom to work. After dropping her off, I…

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Meeting Warren Buffett

Meeting Warren Buffett

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It’s not every day you get to meet Warren Buffett. However, when you work at The Buffalo News, sometimes you have the good fortune of being invited to celebrate the career of Stanford Lipsey. If you were a complete stranger to the world of business, upon meeting Mr. Buffett you’d never know…

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