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Today is #5 of my 13 tips for a healthy 2013. If you don’t believe, deep down inside, that you can accomplish your healthy living goals, then you won’t. Have faith in yourself. Know what you want to accomplish, then tell yourself it will happen. An affirmation is the assertion that something exists or is...
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Today is #4 of my 13 tips for a healthy 2013. There’s tremendous value in writing things down, even if your memory is iron-clad. If you record what you eat, it really makes you stop and think about what you are putting in your body each day. If you’re tracking a strength building routine at...
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Though the parking lot at the gym is not bulging at the seams as it was in early January, your waistline appears to be compensating. Your kitchen is not getting the workout you’d hoped it would. And worse yet, the scales are tipping in the wrong direction as stir up more excuses to skip exercise...
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Early in the Fall semester of Luke’s second year at Anser Charter School, he was asked to set a character goal. Goal setting is a bi-annual tradition for all students, starting as early as kindergarten. The goal Luke’s choice, much to my pride and likely his teacher’s surprise, was to be a leader. Up until this...
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“Mommy, I can’t believe how much my legs growed today.” These were the last words out of Luke’s mouth as he faded into oblivion after an exercise, fun-filled day in McCall, Idaho this past weekend. The day started with a three-hour hike in Ponderosa State Park. My little guy was doing quite well in keeping...
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If ever you decide to train for a marathon, or a 5K for that matter, you will experience inevitable peaks and valleys. Bad runs just happen, and there’s no way around it (and I’m not talking about the intestinal variety). I personally like to blame mine on a 2-week extended PMS window. But someone once...
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Earlier in the summer, I wrote a series on using visualization to achieve your goals. My inspiration in writing these posts was experimentation with visualization as part of my mastermind group. Since this time, I have encountered a number of people who are unaware of the existence and purpose of mastermind alliances. What is a...
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Today I’m interviewing Karen Evans, author of the inspiring and informative blog, Fitness: A Journey Not a Destination. Karen majored in Public Administration/Community Service, but at the age of 37, was inspired to start a career in the field of health and wellness. That is what led her to attend massage therapy school and become...
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This is my last post in a week-long series about how we can use visualization as a tool to help achieve both daily and long-term goals. Today’s post is an interview with Robert DalColletto, a professional writer and friend who has found visualization helped him succeed in many areas of life. As a pre-teen, he says...
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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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