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Body, Travel August 2, 2015

Detoxing After Summer Vacations

Hi everyone! We just returned from two back to back summer vacations. We’ve been on planes, in cabs, and spent loads of hours driving. We had a great time in both Las Vegas and Boise, Idaho but we are excited to be home now, and a big part of that is coming back to the routines and healthy…..

Food June 12, 2015

Want To Be Healthier?

I love this simple video by Michael Pollan that explains in two minutes something our modern culture has struggled to grasp.
Want to be healthier? “Eat anything you want, just cook it yourself.”

Lists October 29, 2013

Treats

It’s important to give yourself treats. I went through a period in my life where I was pretty unhappy and once I became conscious of this unhappiness and was working to understand and dismantle its hold on me, I noticed that I had been withholding treats from myself. I wasn’t doing it consciously but I was allowing…..

Books, Mind, Self-Awareness March 2, 2012

How it All Fits

A large glass container is set out in front of the audience and a few large rocks are placed in it. Then pebbles are added in to fill in the space between the rocks. Is the container full, he asks the audience? They say it is. So he takes a bucket of sand and pours it into the container filling the space between the…..

Body, Training January 31, 2012

Resolutions or Revolution? Give yourself what you need

Yes I am someone who makes resolutions. I don’t usually make the very measureable kind anymore like save $10,000 by the end of the year or read 15 books, although I’ve made those too in past, they definitely have their place and from what I hear they’re supposedly the best kind of resolutions because your…..

Quotes, Self-Awareness December 14, 2011

Setting the Pace

I came down with a pretty rough strain of head cold last Wednesday and was forced to dial back all my activity. It wasn’t easy to do sometimes. The compulsion to keep running at the same pace becomes ingrained and can be hard to let go of. But at other times I let myself sink into the me that is under and beyond the doing.