6 Ways to Feel Better Now

Welcome to 2013!Regardless of whether you made resolutions for 2013…

Here are 6 simple ways you can improve your life today, this year, and for the rest of your life.

1. Clear clutter for more energy

Start cleaning out clutter today. Clutter clogs your engines in insidious ways.

You know how the less fit you feel, the less you feel like exercising?
Well, the more “stuff” you accumulate at home or in the office, the less
motivation you’ll have to move toward your goals. Read More

Conquering Couch-Potatoism

Are you sitting down? You might want to stand up for this.

Earlier this year there was a study in the Archives of Internal Medicine that looked at what happens to people who sit too much.

The researchers concluded: “Prolonged sitting is a risk factor for all-cause mortality [death], independent of physical activity.”

Turns out the more you sit, the sooner you die.


Gym Workouts Aren’t Enough

I don’t know about you, but most of the work I do, most of my socializing, and actually most of my life, takes place while I’m sitting. Read More

Good Posture is a Great Hobby

Standing up straight is a hobby of mine.

I know; it’s not as exotic as collecting stamps from around the world, or as creative as turning seashells into mp3 players, or as exciting as heli-skiing, but it’s all I’ve got. That, and rolling spare change into coin holders.

When I was growing up, my dad always told my brother and me (and my mom, for that matter) to stand up straight. He taught us how to roll our shoulders forward, then up, then back, and then drop them straight down so they fell away from our ears and into the right place in their sockets. Read More