Five Leadership Lessons I Learned Walking the Camino de Santiago

My wife and I walked the Camino de Santiago five years ago. In late August of 2016, we walked 500 miles in 30 days across Spain. While walking, I had hours daily to think about a myriad of subjects. I … Continue reading

Two Options to Reduce Likelihood of Second Heart Attack

One in five people will be admitted to a hospital for a second heart attack within five years of their first one. Albert Einstein is credited with saying, “Insanity is doing the same things repeatedly and expecting new results.” Why … Continue reading

Do You Eat Because You Are Hungry or by Habit?

Most of us eat by habit. We eat when we arise from sleep. We eat because it is noontime. We eat because we got home from work. We programmed ourselves to eat at specific times of our lives. Nutritional experts … Continue reading

How To Win the Internal Battle of Hormones to Lose Weight

Ghrelin is a hormone, secreted in your belly and intestines. When your stomach is empty, ghrelin makes you want to eat. And if you ignore the signals, which typically come every half hour or so, then your belly sends out … Continue reading

Priorities, ‘To Do’ Lists, and No Regerts

  In 2016, the Mars company sponsored a great commercial. A tattoo artist is distracted by simultaneously eating a Milky Way candy bar and tattooing a man’s arm. The tattoo should have read, No Regrets. But, it didn’t. It read, … Continue reading

Is Enough Enough?

I was listening to a radio show recently. A guest had published a book on health, fitness, and religion. He attributed the following statement to St. Francis de Sales, “Half an hour’s meditation each day is essential, except when you … Continue reading

Choices Become Habits

I was listening to a CD of Zig Ziglar recently.  He was talking about being overweight.  He said for over 24 years he had weighed well over 200 lbs by choice – because he had never eaten any food accidentally.  We choose what … Continue reading

Will You Have Regerts?

There is a television commercial sponsored by Milky Way. A tattoo artist is distracted by a Milky Way candy bar while tattooing a man’s arm. The tattoo should say, No Regrets. But, it says, No Regerts. We get distracted by … Continue reading

Eat Less – Look and Feel Younger

Declining human growth hormone (HGH) is one cause of aging. We produce a lot of it right after we were born. We produce less each year thereafter. As HGH levels diminish, human aging or decay begins to increase. There are … Continue reading

What is Your Mission Impossible for 2017?

Most of us make New Years Resolutions. We make the same or similar resolutions each year. There are many reasons why we are not successful. Each of us is different and one cure will not serve all the same way. … Continue reading