How to get back on the exercise train

It’s a story most of us have lived through at some time or other: we begin an exercise program, and it’s going well, but after a week or two or a month or two or even a year or two, we fall off the program. Then we might

A method to find balance

Despite the insipid title of this post, work-life balance is a bit of a myth. Sure, we work too much, don’t have time for all the other things we want to do, are always tired, eat convenience food or comfort food rather than nutritious or nourishing food, never have

How to get healthy and fit (part 2)

In Part 1 of this series [/how-to-get-healthy-and-fit-part-1/] about Getting Healthy and Fit, I covered some Rules for Eating Healthy. Today, I will cover some Rules for Exercising, and tomorrow I plan to write about Sticking to an Exercise Plan. First, let me say: eating healthy is an excellent foundation for

Make it your job

When you’re feeling resentful or angry about something, it’s worth stopping to consider why. This morning, I woke up to a dirty kitchen, and as I do most mornings, I started cleaning it up. Washing dishes, wiping counters, putting dishes away, and so on. I do this a

The three secrets to happiness

We all know that money can’t buy happiness, but many times we act as if we’d be happier with a bit more money. We are conditioned to want to be rich (when we know the rich aren’t happy either); we are trained to want the latest gadget

How to get healthy and fit (part 1)

This whole heart failure ordeal made me reevaluate the way I was living. I thought I had a healthy lifestyle (except the smoking), but as it turns out, there was room for improvement. The first thing I changed was giving up cigarettes. Best decision ever. There are zero (0) benefits

Think about your life goals

There’s never a good time to sit down and think about what you want to accomplish. We have busy lives, and even when we’re not working, we might feel more like vegging in front of the TV or checking our feeds than thinking about the rest of our

Turn inspiration into action

How many times have you read a great article, had an idea, or wanted to make a change but didn’t? It’s one of the biggest frustrations for people who read this site: people blame themselves for not implementing a plan to change habits. It takes a switch in
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