Why challenges are necessary to achieve flow.

Why challenges are necessary to achieve flow.

Flow occurs when we feel adequately challenged by our work, activities and relationships. Challenge makes everything more interesting and rewarding because it requires our attention to be focused and engaged in the moment. Our actions and awareness then merge into a...
Seven hiking essentials to purchase before you hit the trails

Seven hiking essentials to purchase before you hit the trails

The right gear makes hiking more enjoyable and safe. With Covid part of our everyday lives, hiking seems like a good option for a summer activity. It’s been a while since I’ve hit the trails. So I’ve been doing some research and purchasing some new hiking essentials....
Why you should examine your views in times of crisis.

Why you should examine your views in times of crisis.

Reexamine your views To create change, we have to reexamine our own views and actions in light of a pain that is deeply felt but too often ignored.  ~ Tim Cook, CEO of Apple The need to “reexamine our own views” are probably some of the most insightful words spoken by...
Why you should focus on growth and achievement now.

Why you should focus on growth and achievement now.

Lift your spirits now and move forward at work and in life.   Covid19 and the Shelter-In-Pace [SIP] restrictions have challenged everyone’s mental health in one way or another. Harvard Health shared an article about Self-System Therapy. Unlike traditional...
My path to becoming a conscious consumer

My path to becoming a conscious consumer

Conscious consumption can improve your health and wellbeing.   I recently listened to an interior designer delightfully talk about getting a can of paint for her birthday every year. She paint everything she possibly could. Those early days of having to exercise...
The props to purchase now and a few for your wishlist.

The props to purchase now and a few for your wishlist.

Props can improve your form and increase the challenge of an exercise. I love to use props in my own practice and will often incorporate them into a class. They are a great way to increase the challenge of a workout but also a good way to keep things fresh and to...
How to design the next chapter of your life

How to design the next chapter of your life

Whether you’re new to the workforce, feeling stuck or preparing for your encore career, it’s time to check your compass. Your compass has four categories: Life, Work, Health and Play. Ideally all the categories should feel full but in periods of change which happens...
Six steps to develop the right habits to support your identity.

Six steps to develop the right habits to support your identity.

Set your sights on a bigger goal like to live a healthy and happy life.  I’ve been reading the book by James Clear called Atomic Habits lately. I know you’re probably thinking another book on how to change your bad habits. However, it’s about more than just changing...
Three [3] questions to help plan your resolutions for next year

Three [3] questions to help plan your resolutions for next year

Reflect now to help develop your resolutions. I met with a colleague recently who asked me what worked, what didn’t and what do you want to do differently next year. All great questions to help set your resolutions for next year especially if you answer “fine” when...