There is a danger with some routines. That danger is that they become, well too routine. They become mindless things that we just go through the motions to complete. Now with some routines this is perfectly fine. My morning routine is one that I have on autopilot, which is exactly its purpose. To make sure […]Read More Routine Routines
One of the first things I do when I get into work is to pull out my Inner Balance sensor and fire up the app to do some Balanced Breathing to get centered before I start work in earnest. But I got to admit some days I cheat. I will fire up my computer and […]Read More Men Who Stare at Trees
Well it’s a start Just wanted to briefly check in and report that last week I did in fact run on three separate occasions. Once on the treadmill at work and twice on the road. I can tell you it felt good to get the blood flowing again albeit at a slow pace. This week […]Read More Goal Crusher!
So in the previous post I started to elaborate on what it is I exactly do to stay on task and focused. The first step, often the hardest, is recognizing when I get distracted or off task. Most often, I notice it happening after lunch. When I recognize that I’m having trouble focusing, I practice some balanced […]Read More Where I leave my heart Part II
Having a hard time taking some time to yourself to get balanced? Too often the hustle and bustle of life gets in the way. You may think there just aren’t enough hours let alone minutes in the day to spare. There are, but you have to look for them! For example, pumping gas, sitting at […]Read More Making it Routine
Ever have one of those days where you just run around, nothing goes right, and you feel like you didn’t get anything accomplished at all? My day was kind of like that. Now there were a couple of positive things that happened but I left work with very little satisfaction. I have a 45 minute […]Read More One of THOSE days
When somebody says meditation what comes to your mind? Sitting around in a lotus position chanting ‘Om.’ to reach a higher plane. That’s what I thought about it a while back (we’re talking like years and years ago). Here is what Dictionary.com defines Meditation as: Meditation: noun 1. the act of meditating. 2. continued or extended thought; […]Read More Meditation May
So yesterday on our day 2 I busted my wife. No harm, no foul, this is tough. Especially, giving up things that are as much as a routine as anything else. Her coffee routine is pretty well ingrained and coffee creamer and sweetener is the toughest “change” we have both had to make. I was […]Read More Sunday, Fun-day3
Oh how I love Saturdays! I love that I get to sleep in on Saturdays. Instead of being woken up by my fitbit at 5:30 on Saturdays my daughter wakes me up by ‘singing’ at 7:30. After many smiles from the little girl and an 8 oz bottle of formula its back to sleep for […]Read More Saturday, we can do this!
So finished off this week and did well with my workouts. Our little girl went to the pediatrician and is pushing 15 lb. So its a good thing I have 15 lb dumbbells at work. It has been a week and a half avoiding sugar and I can tell you that its tough. Especially when […]Read More ‘Can’t think of a snappy title’ Weekly Review