Coach Dean's Motivational Blogs - a series worth reading!
Sunday, July 09, 2017      3 comments

Every year or two I repost the following blog which I created in...hmmm 2009?... after completing the blogs which were first introduced at the rate of one blog a week for ten weeks. My blog of the blogs is actually a list of links to Coach Dean... Read more
Monday, February 20, 2017      6 comments

In 1.5 months this site must close. It probably stayed open long past its time in terms of growth/bandwidth. What a long journey from Chris's marking 10- minute exercises at work to this point!! A grand achievement that deserves praise: thank ... Read more
My 8-year take on Points and the site
Tuesday, March 31, 2015      12 comments

This site has changed tremendously in the time I've used it for my journey. Most of the changes have been absolutely fantastic; the once difficult-to-navigate site with hidden articles is now so easy to use! Perhaps one of the best changes was... Read more
Enjoying ourselves, our time: an important ingredient in lifestyle
Wednesday, March 18, 2015      5 comments

Ah, the work for a St. Patrick's Day party is over; I'm still exhausted but so glad I put forth the effort. In addition to the decorating I did for the night, I'd gathered and printed up over a few hundred Irish blessings and Irish proverbs and... Read more
CHALLENGES WORK! Go for the Gold and do them!
Thursday, July 03, 2014      5 comments

Team leaders know that challenges are incredible tools to each of us, often in different ways. When team leaders create challenges, they do so after thinking about the needs and interests of the team members. When we team members enter those ch... Read more
Pushing to stay on my exercise path for all of July
Wednesday, July 02, 2014      4 comments

My exercise for July is taking a break from an important routine. In addition to walking and at-home exercises, I usually exercise for 90 minutes 3 times a week in a physical therapy pool. I call it my lifeline to normalcy because this e... Read more
Set your S.M.A.R.T. Goals
Monday, June 30, 2014      5 comments

Setting goals is not a one-time newbie project. Not just any goal will do. Goals should be: S - Sensible M - Measurable A - Attainable (!!!) R - Realistic (the below article calls it 'relevant') T - Timely (time-s... Read more
Do you have a mantra? (or maybe even more than one?)
Saturday, June 28, 2014      5 comments

If you've not seen it yet, or you just need to grasp a little motivational mantra to help you with this or that of the hurdles you encounter, dig in right here: In many articles, mantras are mostly associated with peaceful stress reduction,... Read more
A good goal: make use of the sunshine!
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      3 comments

We've just passed the longest days of sunlight here in my corner of the world. For those of us who love being outdoors in summer months, the message is clear: Living in the moment is full of joy. Get out there and absorb all the... Read more
Healthy nutrition...on a budget? YES! Absoutely!
Wednesday, June 18, 2014      6 comments

Habits take time to change. The way we eat and WHAT we eat are some of the trickiest bundles of ingrained habits to tackle, because ... they are just such a part of every day! Unless, of course, you never eat? ;) Solid, healthy nutrition i... Read more
challenge assignment
Friday, June 13, 2014      6 comments

An assignment... Go back over your life and remember some of the painful incidents that made you want to lose weight. Why did you start eating and stop moving. What is in your mind now? I didn' really have any desire to lose weight, n... Read more
Fire Up to Reach Your Goals!
Wednesday, June 11, 2014      5 comments

My focus has from Day One been on internal change. For me, the weight has been an annoyance, but not the concern. I came here to increase levels, to eat MORE, to eat BETTER. I still struggle to eat enough (to remember to eat!) but when I eat:... Read more
Going for the Extreme In The Journey!
Tuesday, June 10, 2014      4 comments

I've always loved the IDEA of extreme sports. Not all of them, but... Wow... extreme skiing!? Used to watch incredible movies showing incredible athletes soaring down mountains that seemed impossible to navigate. LOVED THE THRILL OF ... Read more
Americade Week is here!
Tuesday, June 03, 2014      4 comments

Rolling Thunder is a term that one really understands when living in an area where an annual motorcycle Event brings thousands of bikers to her daily haunts! Today is t... Read more
Think Future
Thursday, May 29, 2014      2 comments

Going forward is the only way to get ahead. Thinking forward is where movement begins. True in our journeys, true in solving real world issues. This video is remarkable. Solar ROADS... can be done! This IS possible. Someday. ... Read more

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