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In Finding Life’s Secret Sauce, I devote a chapter to “making exercise social.” I truly believe that having partners in crime is one sure way to help you stick with a schedule. Whether it’s finding a running buddy or playing golf with the guys or gals, being active with others makes it more fun! Tennis is one...
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Disclaimer: I do like TV. Though I’ve never been much of a reality TV gal, I do laugh alongside Felicity Huffman and gang while watching Desperate Housewives. There are shows I enjoy on the Food Network. And I will dearly miss the Oprah Show, especially during those 4:00 treadmill workouts. My biggest weakness, however, is...
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I have been running for years and have the body aches to show for it. Despite all the miles I’ve logged, however, I rarely record my workouts. I even signed up for DailyMile, and yet I don’t use it. I know there are apps for tracking everything from calories to steps; but I’m not a...
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I’ve recently begun a consulting engagement which requires business travel. As such, I’m reminded of the challenges in exercising and eating well when the comforts of home are miles away. Though it’s nearly impossible to replicate healthy, home-cooked meals, there are ways to curtail the amount of junk food one consumes on the road! Likewise,...
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On President’s Day, I took my seven year old, Luke, to see the Harlem Globetrotters. What a blast from the past! The last time I saw this team perform was in the seventies – and I remember having the time of my life. After seeing Luke bent over in laughter for several hours, I was...
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Is it an oxymoron to include “exercise” and “fun” in the same sentence? I’ve had a blast this winter watching my little Luke develop a love for snow skiing, all while he speeds down the mountain and seeks the nearest bump to jump! (Warning: You may get dizzy while watching first part of this video)....
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What makes you feel good? To help guide and happy and healthy 2011, I am recommending that you make a top ten list of things that make you feel good – really good. By a simple awareness of those things that make you feel great, you will be more likely to make time for these activities,...
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What makes you feel good? To help guide and happy and healthy 2011, I am recommending that you make a top ten list of things that make you feel good – really good. By a simple awareness of those things that make you feel great, you will be more likely to make time for these activities,...
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After sharing Wednesday’s not-so-uplifting realities of getting pregnant in our 40s, I thought I’d complete my fashionably late mom series on a lighter note. For those of us who successfully conceived and gave birth later in life (or are considering doing so), here is my list of top afflictions facing “old moms.” 1. Mid-life Memory...
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No matter what we’re trying to accomplish, setting goals will help us get there. Age-old guidelines are available to assist us in goal setting: make them measurable, attainable, specific and time-sensitive. But sometimes setting goals can be an ambiguous process, like throwing darts blindfolded. In fact, when I recently formed a mastermind group with two...
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