For most of us, its easy to spend more hours than not in a day being sedentary, especially with the use of technology and working at a keyboard and screen - but, also, for must of us, being intentional about taking care of ourselves is a wanted priority. So without complicating your already task-filled day, these three simple to-do's make feeling better and moving around easy in seconds. 1) Breathe big enough to open up your lungs, taking a breath in that lasts at least 3-sec
If you catch wind of others belittling you or your goals, decisions or perspectives, then keep in mind that they are not you, and are not called and created to do what you're called and created to do. These are probably the same kind of people who complain about more than they praise, and who still need to figure out what it is they were made to do - don't let their lack of pursuit slow yours down. People who are never short of negative opinions about everyone and everything
If you follow along with my social media updates on Instagram and Twitter, you might have noticed that I was recently in Napa with Tyler for a three-day getaway. This was our first Napa experience, so I thought I would share at least the highlights in case you ever find yourself wanting to venture to this part of wine country, yourself. After three productive days of helping a friend with business in San Jose, we packed up and left for Napa around noon on Monday morning. We w
There's the highlight reel of the in-your-face (typically manipulated and ultra-edited) social media world, and then, there's day to day reality with no filters and no editing. Real life means sharing the world with other people, and where there are people there will be problems, often in the least expected seasons of our life, or from the most unexpected people - possibly even the ones who mean the most to us. Regardless of the what that happens when, with who, where and why
Jet setting has been part of my normal routine for years, so through much trial and error I have navigated some helpful, practical tips that help make feel-good-traveling doable for anyone. 1. Don’t go pack-rat mode when you’re packing your luggage. You will rarely catch me checking luggage on a flight, as I appreciate a light load. One carry on and one personal item (strategically packed) is plenty of space to transport a laptop bag (which I take full advantage of for extra
(Updated from 2/9/2015) We know better than to waste our time judging others, yet we are so quick to spend time judging ourselves with a mindset of fear, doubt, condemnation or the combination of all three, which almost always leads to self-sabotage. Before you talk yourself out of moving forward through your goals, because it 'might be too hard', 'take too much time, 'sacrifice', and effort', or because you think you're 'not deserving or good enough', give yourself a chance!