Posts Tagged ‘exercise’

What I Learned From Yoga About Making Massive Changes (Or Not)

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Yoga tricks me into doing more than I thought I could because it’s all about the very next step.


The 3 Things I’m Doing Right Now to Be Healthier

Friday, April 13th, 2012

I like to make declarations and resolutions; they are so much more exciting than small changes and daily steps. They are, however, infinitely less useful. It’s been the small changes that are actually making a bit of difference.


Developing Happiness Habits

Friday, July 8th, 2011

One of the things that’s contributing to my stress lately is a complete and total lack of routine. Ironically, I took this trip in part to get away from some routines, but not because I think all routine is bad. I just wanted to be able to choose which routines made sense for me and [...]


Worst-Case Scenario: a Trick for Overcoming Fear

Friday, June 17th, 2011

I’ve done a lot of things in my life that could be considered scary. Long before I ever moved into an RV, I moved my family hundreds of miles away from our home and our support system. Many of our friends said that sounded scary (and it was). Then there was the time I decided [...]


Say It Out Loud, Write It Down

Friday, May 27th, 2011

As a writer, you’d think I would inherently appreciate the power of words. You’d think. And yet, I have a long history of using words carelessly when I’m speaking in anger. I tend to lazily choose profanity over more descriptive words. And it took me forever to acknowledge that writing words down is a powerful [...]