Find Yourself an Inspirational Word

Mine is STRONG, and I have several variations: just plain "strong", "finish strong", and "be strong", in that order. I identified my word about 2 years ago and have found it very helpful many times. (Photo of a strong mountain-Mt. Rainier in Washington) Inspirational words or phrases are very useful for keeping on track with … Continue reading Find Yourself an Inspirational Word

Move More With Music

Who can sit still to Runaround Sue by Dion? I dare you. Seriously, try it. They are saying lately that sitting is the new smoking, meaning that being sedentary can be as detrimental to your health as smoking.  Whether or not that is true, one thing is true, moving more and sitting less is definitely … Continue reading Move More With Music

Tabata-My New Favorite Way to Exercise

It can take ten minutes or less. Most of us can find 10 minutes on most days, right? Tabata is a high intensity workout that was developed from a study in 1996 designed by, and named after, Professor Izumi Tabata in Japan.  It involves intense full body exercise for 20 seconds, then 10 seconds of … Continue reading Tabata-My New Favorite Way to Exercise

Frame Freeze: Dealing with Stress

We like sayings around our house.  Maybe that was an understatement. Pretty much we live by sayings. These can be originals like something someone in our family said, or heard someone else say; or ones we have heard from a movie or a TV show and got a kick out of. The newest one Husband … Continue reading Frame Freeze: Dealing with Stress

Grounding or Earthing

Have you ever heard of either?  Neither had I until a few months ago.  Grounding and earthing are synonymous terms.  It supposedly happens when you walk barefoot (or with leather soles) on dirt, sand, concrete, rocks, and grass. Rubber soles supposedly block or inhibit the transmission of important electrons into your body. It is a … Continue reading Grounding or Earthing