Ideas to Build Healthy Life Long Habits Now

Are you the type of person that will read something one time, try it out the next day, and then make it part of your routine and habits? If so, then yea!  However, many of us are not like that. It is hard to create new habits and stick with them.  I think of all my […]

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There is a New Symbol of Prestige

A new shiny sports car always catches my eye.  When I pass one on the road, I usually do a double take.  It is impressive to see and fun to look at.  I’m sure it is super fun to be in the driver’s seat!  Now however, there is a new symbol of prestige. I recently […]

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Mix it Up – Here Are Some Standing Core Exercises

Core exercises come in many forms. You don’t always have to be laying down.  There are other options available. In addition to doing core exercises laying on your back, front, or side, you can also do them from the sitting or standing position.  It is good to mix it up – here are some standing […]

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Add Three Body Weight Exercises to Your Morning Walk

I love being outdoors.  I wake up in the morning, put on my shoes and go outside.  Some of the different activities that I do are run, walk, bike, hike, paddle, etc.  I do some weight training outside but not on a consistent basis. I mostly do that in the house where my weights are.  […]

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Fixed or Growth? The Power of People’s Beliefs in Determining Success

Carol Dweck, PH.D. wrote the book Mindset.  She talks about the power of people’s beliefs in determining success.  The concepts can work in education, business, and relationships as well. I use it as I coach people on their health journey.  2 Types of Mindsets She talks about 2 different types of mindsets, a growth mindset, […]

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A Quick Fix is Not the Right Path

My grandson wants to be an electrician.  He knows that will not happen tomorrow or the next day.  His journey can be like many of ours which means a quick fix is not the right path. He has a plan in mind and knows it will take months and years of training as he learns […]

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“If You Want Something Different, Then You Must Do Something Different”

Do we change our behavior when we want a different outcome? Or, do we keep doing the same thing over and over and obtain the same result?  Albert Einstein summarized these actions by saying “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.”  I know I have been guilty of this […]

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A Coach is Your GPS – One Can Navigate Your Journey

You are ready for a trip to the beautiful mountains and views in Glacier National Park.  Once the car is packed and loaded you hop in the car and start driving.  STOP, I forgot to mention an important step.  Before you go, you put the destination in your GPS, so you know where to go.  […]

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Does your performance go down when your attitude is negative?

It can be said that attitude drives performance. Do you remember the childhood book, The Little Engine that Could? The littlest engine was able to get over the mountain because she believed she could do it.  She had the right attitude about what she was trying to accomplish.  I wonder if she would have made […]

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“When” Statements Help Us to be Prepared in Healthy Ways

We hear people say if/then statements all the time. “If” this happens, “then” I will do this. What if we changed our words to “when”?  When statements help us to be prepared in healthy ways. If is the same thing as saying, “assuming that” or “in case that”.  When we say if, does that mean […]

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