Suffering Is Optional
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Recently, I’ve phased in a bit more activity to my routine beginning with the hallowed treadmill… The first week I did a warm up walk for 5 minutes, ran for 10 and then a cool down walk for 5 more minutes every other day. The second week I upped my run time to 15 minutes, and the subsequent week to 20 minutes. What I immediately noticed during Week Two, … Continue reading

How To Create Your Fast Track To Lasting Change
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I’ve recently had great success in punishing myself. Not in a shaming, destructive way. But, in the way a loving parent encourages a child by setting consequences. The reason was my seeming inability to adopt healthier choices with any consistency. Let me preface this by saying that I have no problem showing up for you or other outside commitments that I’ve made. However, when … Continue reading

Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?
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Last week I was inspired by a warning label I recently read: “always be sure to stay in control and skate within your capabilities.” If you’re anything like I am and you teeter on being a tad “controlling,” you’ll enjoy the freedom  that last week’s post gives. You can read it HERE. This week I’ve been thinking about the latter half of the phrase “…skate … Continue reading

Is Exhaustion Your Badge Of Honor?
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Several years ago I mentioned to my sister how tired I had been. To which she replied… “Are you getting enough sleep?” It seems obvious now, but, at the time, it hadn’t occurred to me. My thinking was much more extreme; What’s wrong with me!? Am I sick? Is there something wrong with my diet? Do I need to switch to organic clothing and … Continue reading

How Having A Bad Hair Day Is Your Key To Happiness
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  I know that life is pretty good when I’m bummed out about my hair color! The colorist kinda missed the mark with my highlights, and if you know me, you know my hair is my pride and joy. It literally made me want to cry when it didn’t come out right. This is what I call a luxury problem. Luxury problems are … Continue reading