Archive for November 2017

Grateful Plateful

When your heart is full of gratitude, there’s room for little else. On Sunday I sat down with a giant piece of paper and some giant colored pencils to make a gratitude wheel. I went around and around writing many things for which I am grateful. I thought if I did this everyday for the…

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I Can Do It, but Should I?

“Just because you can doesn’t mean you should.“ I use this quote in many areas of my life from designing in the studio, to cooking in the kitchen; from parking my car, to navigating on a trail; from planting in my garden, to choosing my exercise. I see a trend whenever I get really involved…

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Focus on Form Before You go Fast

As a fitness coach, I always preach mastering form before you go faster in an exercise. Having proper form requires you to give each repetition everything you have. All of your focus and energy is given to a single movement. Eventually, perfect form will become a habit. Form starts to fail when you go too…

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Change! Eat for the Season

Change. It’s the obvious topic of conversation this time of year. We get a little nostalgic, reflective, and there’s a certain romance to the falling leaves and the amber hued palate of autumn. Many of us are resistant to it. We grumble at the disruption of routine or we dread the uncertainty, while others thrive…

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