You just read about how Max learned how to go down our backyard slide, right? (If you haven’t, click here and read that post first). So what about you- what’s YOUR slide? Let’s do a quick application of Max’s learning process- but let’s go back one more step. You see, Max had to decide what..
Expectations during the Holidays A pastoral family has a different Christmas experience: it comes with the territory. You adjust expectations and ‘do the next thing.’ My list of the next thing is always quite different, however. LOL! Reality Then, just before Christmas, we welcomed Sadie into our family: a new life. Precious. Beautiful. So much..
A friend of mine daily sends out to his team leaders a short email highlighting something to think about. Thank you to Steve Pitts, a hospital administrator, for his commitment to actively give input to the personal development of his team. This morning he sent the following story that describes how the spirit of teamwork..
We are wired to resist change. So allow me to share one last thought about getting back on track, making the change necessary to re-direct: from The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson- a book that I highly recommend: “Everything you need to do to transform your life is easy to do. (You need to get this book…) Here’s the problem:..
In talking with a client this week, she realized that she had options for activity: working with her trainer, taking a spin class with others, enjoying a long but brisk walk with her dogs, or walking the golf course. Another client realized that she needed to make an appointment with herself on days she didn’t..
It is a choice- it always is. You can be ripe and rotting- or green and growing. If you are stretching your comfort zone (rather than stepping out of it only to get back into in as quickly as possible), then you are gaining new skills, adding new routines to your life, engaging with new..
The month is almost gone…yes, only four more days of March. Perhaps you have read headlines, articles, blogs providing nutrition tips for you and your family because March is designated as National Nutrition Month. Certainly, this is a worthy focus! It’s never the wrong time to make a decision, then make a commitment, and finally..
Last night I talked to a friend on the phone and the conversation turned to her need to make some decisions that would help her get to her ideal size. One comment that J made is a great validation of a point in an article I read recently about the power to make lifestyle changes. J realizes..