Are You Too Comfortable?

We like our familiar routines and habits. Doing things that are familiar gives us comfort.  Think of your morning routine. Do you do about the same thing every morning?  I sure do and I find my routine comforting. There is nothing wrong with being comfortable.  It gives you a sense of security and stability. The […]

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6 Core Strategies to Lose Body Fat

There are many magical tricks out there on how to lose weight and how to lose body fat. I am a firm believer in the old fashion “you have to do the hard work to reap the benefits” method. Quick fixes do not work long term. I know many people who have lost weight just […]

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Develop a Sleep Routine

Do you have a bedtime routine? Or do you flop into bed and hope you drift right off to sleep?  Either way, it is important to develop a routine, certain rituals that help you transition from your crazy day to a restful night.  A bedtime routine is just as important as having a morning routine.  […]

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Running in New Places

I have my running routine that I love. I have several routes to choose from at different distances and my routes give me comfort and security in the early morning. When we are traveling, everything is new and different and I love the change from my familiar habits.   Running in a new city (New York […]

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Van Life By Design

We live an active lifestyle. Our core interests include hiking, biking, walking, running, etc.  We were boat owners for 28 years and a year ago we sold our boat and bought Alice, our Sprinter Van.  We loved our boat and boat life with our family but it was time for a change and time to […]

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My Favorite Time of Day

I love to run but since my body won’t let me run every day I also hike, bike, strength train, swim, walk. I love the days that I get to run and I love my running routine. I am also a morning person. I wake up early even without my alarm clock. On my long […]

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