Hiking for Mental Acuity

The summer has just come to an end, and with it our Pacific Northwest hiking season is waning. As the weather gets colder and precipitation begins to fall, we won’t have as many great hiking opportunities. Thankfully though, I can look back on many outdoor adventures I had this year and know that I gotContinue reading “Hiking for Mental Acuity”

Finding Your Happy Place

Oh man, what a cliche. Sorry folks, I guess I am just a cliche machine. So what? It’s a perfectly useful cliche, and suitable for what I’m going to talk about today. I have a happy place that I go to when I need to, and this blog is about finding that place for yourself,Continue reading “Finding Your Happy Place”

A Day of Rest

Every day, I write my workout up on the whiteboard.  Sometimes that whiteboard says, “Rest Day.”  What does that mean exactly?  Why is it important?  How does this concept extend into other areas of our lives? Saturdays  Way, way, way back in the day, the Egyptians used to make their slaves work a 10-day weekContinue reading “A Day of Rest”

Be Your Authentic Self

Here’s the problem: Many people are living meaningless and dishonest lives.  They don’t know who they are and what they’re about, so they don’t care about themselves and don’t treat themselves with care.  They know that there are problems in their life, but they hide from them and lie about them, so they are notContinue reading “Be Your Authentic Self”