Take your shoes off! Well, maybe not right now but take them off! We wear shoes too much and as if that isn't enough, we wear shoes that are bad for us. Like high heels and dress shoes. And we wear them all the time. Now, I have never been a fan of shoes or socks. I… Continue reading Take Off Your Shoes
I'm not insane. I promise. But...I don't like sugar that much. Well...not entirely true. I do enjoy sugar. Who doesn't? But I honestly don't like it that much. Kind of? Let me explain. Don't get me wrong, I'll pound some natural Oreos all the live long day, but that's a pretty rare occasion. My issue with sugar… Continue reading I Don’t Like Processed Sugar
Hot button issue here! Well, if you're a runner at least. If you're not, this may not seem like such a controversial issue. But it is. And it's about to get heated. My view? Don't run with music. But let's get into it before I'm persecuted. Okay, so you're a runner. Which means you run and you might even… Continue reading Running: With or Without Music?
Well, well. An extra article this week...*Starring a special feathered nurse* Before we get going, there's someone I want to introduce you to. Meet Patterick. He's staring in today's article. He's a cockatiel who loves to preen and scream. He's a lovable little thing who just wants to sit on your shoulder. All. The. Time.… Continue reading How To Help A Cold
"I can't. I have to..." Exercise, train, run, bike, workout. Any variation of the above. The people who know me know not to question this. Tha's not to say that they know why. They just know better than to suggest I skip a workout. There have been many an occasion where I turn down coffee, dinner,… Continue reading I Have To Exercise
The midday lull...it's a force to be reckoned with. You're on a roll, pushing through your morning and getting all your stuff done. Lunch break rolls around and BAM. There went all your momentum. Slipped through your fingers, sitting like goo on the floor, your motivation is gone. The afternoon drags. Everything is a chore. It's awful.… Continue reading The Midday Lull
You know what's fun? Starting the day with loads of energy. And for me, it used to never, ever happen. If you follow this blog you might remember that I said I used to never be a morning person but that it changed. Part of what helped me transition to enjoying the early sunlight was morning yoga.… Continue reading Morning Yoga Practice
You have one life. Why not live it to the fullest?
You're having an okay day then suddenly something happens and boom. Bad day central. Not something big like a car accident, a death, or a late bill but something small. You rip off a chunk of your nail. You bang your toe hard on a desk. Your dog throws up on the carpet. It's nothing more… Continue reading The Little Things
There is a moment right before you give up. In the breath before you stop running, there is a small, very potent moment of time. Right before you put the pen down, there is a moment of maximum fatigue and frustration. In the second before you lose your balancing pose, there is a hidden choice, one second… Continue reading The Moment Before You Give Up