Music To Motivate

My favorite way to get and stay fit is walking. No special equipment is needed except a good pair of shoes, and for me, my iPhone. When I walk for fitness, I commonly walk for more than an hour at a time. While I enjoy walking with friends (including the man and the dog), I sometimes have to walk alone. My alone walks are often my high mileage walks. I don't find many people willing to walk 10 or 15 miles with me. When I walk long distances alone, I need something to motivate and distract me. … [Read more...]

Got Stress? So What Are You Going to Do About It?

Everyone has stress and if we don't manage our stress it can get the better of us. Stress can cause headaches, sleep problems, stomach issues, fatigue, changes in sex drive, anxiety, lack of motivation, irritability, sadness, anger, physical illness, loss of focus...the list goes on and on. We all have a choice of how to deal with our stress. We can choose to deal with it in unhealthy ways such as overeating, substance abuse, and/or social isolation/withdrawal; however, these things will not … [Read more...]