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”

Youth Mental Health First Aid

What a concept! “Mental Health First Aid”. I have done first aid certifications in the past, but they’ve always been centered around physical safety issues. Now I know that there is an organization providing first aid training for mental health issues and I am highly enthusiastic about it. Today I completed the Zoom class forContinue reading “Youth Mental Health First Aid”

Coaching is Not Therapy

I needed a picture for this one, so I Googled “coaching is not therapy” and came across a TON of great infographics supporting my topic today. If you’re curious, why not give it a Google yourself and see what you learn. So, the images I chose to include today are simply a series of 6Continue reading “Coaching is Not Therapy”

Smart, Part 3: Knowledge

When I proposed my definitions of fitness last week, I talked about this idea of “Smart” as encompassing Mental Fitness.  This week, I’m expanding on parts of that theory.  Part 1 was about Mental Health.  Part 2 was on Intelligence.  And this is Part 3, on Knowledge. Knowledge Reading books is a way to acquireContinue reading “Smart, Part 3: Knowledge”

Smart, Part 1: Mental Health

Last week, I explained my concept of “Smart” as encompassing all aspects of Mental Fitness.  Now I’m going to write a 3-parter that breaks down the 3 big umbrella-categories that I put under mental fitness.  First up is Mental Health. Mental Health I admit that all definitions of fitness are somewhat arbitrary and subjective.  WeContinue reading “Smart, Part 1: Mental Health”

What is Fitness? Part 4: Smart = Mental Fitness

I’m working on a series of blogs that expresses and explains my concept of fitness.  Here are the previous articles: What is Fitness? Part 1: Defining the Question What is Fitness? Part 2: Answering the Question for Yourself What is Fitness? Part 3: Smart, Fit, and Clean Mental Fitness Today’s topic is Smart.  In myContinue reading “What is Fitness? Part 4: Smart = Mental Fitness”

What is Fitness? Part 3: Smart, Fit, and Clean

This is the third in a series of blogs about defining fitness.  Catch up on the other ones here: What is Fitness?  Part 1: Defining the Question What is Fitness? Part 2: Answering the Question for Yourself I’m going to start today with the words I finished with yesterday: Fitness, therefore, is about being yourContinue reading “What is Fitness? Part 3: Smart, Fit, and Clean”