Tag: mind body spirit

All or Nothing?

Often, we approach changing with absolutes. There is nothing in the world that is truly black and white, except in the world of art. Do you want to change? Lose weight? Eat better? Get in shape? Something else. . . Extra weight seems to…

Timing. . .

It’s easy to think about losing weight or improving fitness. It’s really easy to talk about it. It’s more difficult to find the time and energy to commit to a lifestyle change. After talking the talk, we need to decide to walk the walk….

Taking Time Daily. . .

Ever hear “Stop and smell the roses”? It’s a simple concept that gets lost in our modern age of technology and schedules. All it means is to get outside and enjoy small natural things. Find the beauty in a flower or bird. This concept…

Spring is Time for Change

With the sun finally peeking out from behind the grey clouds of winter, it is the perfect time to make lifestyle changes to welcome the upcoming summer. Whether it is in dietary intake or personal fitness, each of us has an idea of where…

Who Am I & What Do I Know About Fitness. . .

In the late 1980s I studied to become a Fitness Instructor, and passed the ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine) Certification tests. This was the culmination of years of competitive swimming, life guarding, swim instruction, coaching, water aerobics instruction, and personal fitness routines. After…