Someone said something to me this week that really got me to thinking. She said, "I'm just going to wait until the New Year to try to get in shape and eat right." What??? I so wanted to grab her into an enormous bear hug and squeeze that thought right out of her body. That made me wonder just … Read more about Flip the Switch this Holiday Season!
Here we go. It's the Monday following the Thanksgiving Holiday. You can look at this day with an "Ugh, it's Monday. I've fallen off the wagon and I just can't get it going today" or you can buck yourself up and go do the hard stuff. This is when I say, get to it. Get back on track today, or … Read more about Move Forward Today
We all have reasons for not wanting to work out. It's too cold outside. I don't have time. I don't know what to do. It will hurt. It's too hard. My dog has a cold . . . We have heard it all. This is such a common battle for every single person at some time or another. We ALL have times … Read more about Tips for Fighting All the Workout Excuses . . . podcast
Here we are with Week 2 of the 4 Weeks of Workouts. Are you following along? If not, physically, maybe just mentally cheering the rest of us on or at least filing away the workout for when you are feeling uncreative, motivated or at a plateau? If that time comes, you'll know where to … Read more about Workout #2 from 4 Weeks of Workouts and Food
It's November 1st. That means the day after Halloween. That means lots of us grown-up folks might have snuck a little Halloween candy, or lots of Halloween candy. Maybe you woke up with a sugar hangover, feeling a little sluggish and just not your best. This is when your best … Read more about 4 Weeks of Fitness and Food . . .
Motivation is one of my main focuses. I strive to motivate others and work to find ways to keep myself motivated. I'm not only talking about health and fitness either. Sometimes we need motivation to do simple things like make the bed, do the right thing, get to work and get through the day. … Read more about Keep Learning . . . Stay Motivated
I've been thinking lately about actions v. words in several different contexts. In the health sense, there are those who say they want to get healthy, talk about getting healthy, but fail to take any action to make it happen. In the relationship sense, there are those who talk a big game about … Read more about Actions v. Words
There is SO much information about fitness. What to do, what not to do, when to do it and why. With so much information out there, so many competing theories, I know it can be overwhelming. Furthermore, now that there are so many different platforms sharing information, it can make us all a … Read more about It’s NOT all about the Cardio. . . 4 Old Fashioned Fitness Myths
It has been a hum dinger of a busy week over here. So much so that I just today remembered that Mother's Day is this Sunday. This weekend is also graduation weekend for the Second Son. If you have ever had a graduate you know that there is stuff crammed into every single bit of free … Read more about Remembering Mother’s Day
One of my most popular posts was where I said My Healthy Doesn't Mean Your Healthy. I've been thinking on this recently in terms of food. I get asked questions about food and what I eat and don't eat. I ask other folks about their own diets. In fact, you may have checked out the … Read more about My Nutrition is Not your Nutrition. . .
I have said before that I'm one of those folks who loves inspirational, motivational and self-help books. I'm always up for improvement and I can usually find one little nugget or two to take away for myself. I am also a "routine" type of persons, meaning I work and perform better following some … Read more about Keep Growing! 5 Habits for Personal Growth
Here it is at the last week of the Month of Motivation AND the beginning to a new week! I said before that I used to not look forward to Mondays, but have thankfully switched my thinking. Now I look at a Monday as a new beginning. This is a new opportunity to start fresh, re-engage and get … Read more about 11 Ways to Stay Motivated to Move