(WILL) Power Through the Holidays

(WILL) Power Through the Holidays

I contemplated writing about the typical “it’s the holidays, let’s focus on not putting on the pounds”. I don’t think there is much I could say that would be news to everyone. Things like, “make sure you are getting in your workout on the big day”, or “keep portion sizes small”. Yada yada yada.

 

Instead of focusing on specific strategies, let’s address a few concepts to help you conquer the eating, I mean, holiday season.

 

1) Willpower – it’s finite. Meaning you will run out. Using it alone will not hold you through the day. If you wake up, spend the […] Read more

It’s Time to Get A”Muse”d

It’s Time to Get A”Muse”d

I have used every excuse in the book to avoid admitting the need for a meditative practice in my daily routine.  “I can’t quiet my mind”, “I can’t sit still”, “I meditate when I exercise”, “I can’t focus”…you name it.  It wasn’t until recently that I realized that meditation needs to be as much a part of my day as brushing my teeth.

 
The past few years I have even tried to integrate various types of mediation-like activities.  I bought a “moving meditation” program, Qigong.  I tried apps like Headspace.  I went to guided meditations.   All of these options were […] Read more