Do you know how to breathe? Way back last fall I asked you to take notice of your breath in the first Mini Movie Monday post. If you haven't watched that video....you may want to. Breathing is essential to our daily life and especially to our performance as athletes and fitness enthusiasts. This Runner's World … Continue reading Workout Wednesday #7 – Breathing for Optimal Performance
Alternating periods of intense activity and rest is an important part of life, so it’s no surprise that this principle serves as the foundation of yoga itself. This is the opening sentence to a 2007 Yoga Journal web article describing the two pillars of yoga: Abhyasa and Vairagya that I use with my Yoga II … Continue reading Meditation Monday #32 – How to Meditate: The Two Pillars of Yoga
It's been awhile since I've written on the blog....a little over a week. On Monday I had every intention of posting about how wonderful it was to have taken my last dose of Prednisone, but the truth is that this week has been a little of ups and downs. In my health journal I have … Continue reading Coming Down
Hello Thursday and THANK YOU to Amanda for hosting another TOLT! If you've been reading the blog the last two weeks you already know about MY BEST BODY Happiness Project. In my reading of Gretchen Rubin's book I came across mention of the Happiness Toolbox and so, intrigued, I attempted to visit the site. The … Continue reading TOLT – What is your Tendency?
Today is the day! Instead of a Workout Wednesday post this week I have chosen to start MY BEST BODY Happiness Project today. You'll see Happiness Project and MY BEST BODY tags pop up a lot from now until my birthday in September. I'm giving myself 6 months to work on this in preparation of … Continue reading March 15th – Official Start Date of the MY BEST BODY Happiness Project
One of my least favorite terms as a fitness professional is the word "HEALTHY". Why does it rub me the wrong way? Well, because it's hard to define in some instances. The definition of HEALTH that we use for the NETA PT Workshop is: Health: Freedom from disease AND the capacity to enjoy life … Continue reading Health in 5 Easy Steps
Happy Monday All! Today is a good one! I made some decisions last week regarding MY BEST BODY Happiness Project and all of the pieces are falling in line. I hope that you find the time to go back and read more about this project and enjoy the process this week and beyond. Today I … Continue reading Meditation Monday #31 – Finding Inspiration for Discipline Everywhere
I just can't even stop laughing! Hope you're all having a Real Life Yogi Day! Source: I’ve Never Been Called THIS Before… (funny)
So, I've finally finished The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. I don't know if you've ever looked at what else I read, in terms of blogs, but hers has made it on to my WP Reader. I'm sold! I want more happiness in my life and I've started on my own HAPPINESS PROJECT: MY BEST … Continue reading Fave Reads Friday #8 – Spending Out
You all remember the Meatloaf jam from back in your middle school days.....I will do anything for love.....but I won't do that! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9X_ViIPA-Gc Well, welcome to another TOLT hosted by Amanda at Running With Spoons. Today I want to expand off of my post from Monday and continue with a series on my own Happiness … Continue reading TOLT: But I Won’t Do That!