The Top 5 Excuses for Maintaining an Unhealthy Lifestyle

#1 is, I don’t have time. #2 is, I don’t see results #3 is, I feel I am already too unfit. #4 is, I don’t have the motivation. And, #5 is, The gym is too far away. Do you fit … Continue reading

The Procrastination Zone

I don’t think anyone would argue that procrastination is habit-forming.  Once we stop doing productive things, we get into a habit of doing unproductive things – procrastinating.  Procrastination is intentional.  We choose to do it – either consciously or unconsciously.  … Continue reading

Finish Every Race

  I heard something recently that has makes a lot of sense.  Finish every race you enter. I’ve raced a lot over the years – mostly 5K running races.  But, there are a lot of races in life – and, … Continue reading

Should Your History Repeat?

George Santayana’s 1924 book, The Life of Reason or The Phases of Human Progress: Reason in Common Sense, has a quote that most of us have heard many times in our lives. “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned … Continue reading

Nailing Your Future

For want of a nail the shoe was lost.  For want of a shoe the horse was lost.  For want of a horse the rider was lost.  For want of a rider the battle was lost.  For want of a battle … Continue reading

It’s Not as Hard as You Think

Let’s touch the psychological aspect of making change – specifically making and keeping a New Year’s Resolution. We want and need things to change in our lives for better health. However, the words ‘want’ and ‘need’ talk only to our … Continue reading

Why? The Reason We Do Things.

I have been asked many times why my wife and I walked the Camino de Santiago. Why would anyone subject themselves to walking miles and miles every day over hills, mountains, deserts, cities, along highways, on 2000-year-old cart paths in … Continue reading