About Michael Weiss

Teacher, mentor, occasional writer, innovator, and long distance runner. Lives in Ottawa

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Savor that feeling

It’s a quiet morning on Tuesday,¬†January 1, 2013. The world is still waking up to the new year. I am nursing a double americano at my favorite coffee shop on Wellington St, sitting at a corner table by the window. Outside: sunny, clear sky, and a chilling -15 C. Inside: hardly anyone. Usually, this is […]

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Running: not a sport, but a state of mind

Running is part of my life. I started running seriously when I was a teenager in California. I have been running on and off ever since. When I got too busy, I stopped, only to get back into it, when I set myself the challenge to run a marathon. When I started a new job, […]

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Face your shadow in the morning

The idea behind morning pages¬†is to get you to write three pages at any time of the day, preferably in the morning. The goal is to get you to clear your mind and let your creativity flow for the rest of the day. Paired with the right kind of text editor this seems like a […]

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