We are consumers. Consumers of food (often in excess). Consumers of gossip. Consumers of ideas. Consumers of stress. Consumers of things. By omitting the unnecessary things, we can also help omit the constant excess consumption of other non-tangible items. When our space is more clear, our brains and decisions are more clear. When our brains… Read More Crap Clean Out: Part 2 – Weeding
Ooooookay, I’m done beating around the bush on this one. There is NO EXCUSE FOR EATING LIKE CRAP! For real guys. If our great great grandparents listened to how we obsess and talk about food all the time, they would think we are batshit-cray-cray. If they saw the things stocked on our grocery store shelves… Read More What would your Grandma say?
The concept of “self-care” is everywhere. I work for the National Epilepsy Foundation and just wrote our February employee wellness newsletter on self-care in the workplace. Last week, I just listened to Harder to Kill Radio (Steph Gaudreau’s podcast) with my dear friend Sarah Fragoso and that was the central topic of theirs (I highly… Read More Self Care… Taking Time!
“Anyone who is hurrying is losing time.” Last week I heard one of my new favorite quotes of all time. “Anyone who is hurrying is losing time.” It’s an old Chilean saying that touched deep down in my soul. Maybe it had such an impact because of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season.… Read More Gaining Back Time
“The secret to change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” ~Socrates I’ve wanted to write this post for a long time and after doing my first “competition” of any sort for the first time in 3.5 years last weekend, I figure no better… Read More Life’s Transitions
Quote to Ponder: “Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it, you can never get it back.” Last night I was hanging out with a big group of friends at “Friendsgiving” and it solidified… Read More Technological Disconnect
I just spent a semi-spontaneous weekend in the sleepy little down of Downieville, CA with Marcus and the pups. This is one of our favorite places in Tahoe National Forest because it’s absolutely gorgeous country, it’s full of world renown mountain biking, and every time we go there it’s nothing but good times/memories. I say… Read More In The Pursuit of Happiness: Part IV – Pick Your Boxes