Tag Archives: Drinking water

How the Power of “More” Changed My Habits

21 Nov
My Bike and Me

My Bike and Me - In Real Life

“Whatever we think about gets bigger….”

It was about 20 years ago when I first heard this, and it has always stuck with me. Over time, I’ve mainly applied this to my thinking. For example, focusing on the solution gets makes the solution grow in our mind, and is more productive than focusing on the problem. But without knowing it, I subconsciously applied this to my behavior on my recent healthy living journey.

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My First Trip Trying to Stay Healthy: Giving Myself an A-

10 Nov

I have three trips in the next two weeks. I must admit these trips typically kick my butt. They involve long hours, lots of mental energy, less than healthy food, and way too much coffee. But I’m trying to take better care of myself and I want to incorporate healthier habits on the road. But fatigue, schedules, and access to healthy food are all barriers for me while traveling.

I’m grading myself on a relative scale. In other words, I’m comparing myself now against how I used to take care of myself while on business trips.  My report card isn’t perfect – BUT – considering what it “could” look like, it is fabulous!  Continue reading

Syncope – My Little Wake Up Call

1 Nov

I’ve avoided writing about this because it’s embarrassing. After all, I’m an educated person and “know” the good stuff I’m supposed to be doing for myself: drink water, eat my veggies, get rest, blah blah blah… This is NOT rocket science, for crying out loud. But knowing and doing are totally different things.  Continue reading

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