Why Is It So Hard to Start Exercising?

Tired Woman After ExercisingThe expectation that exercise is onerous would probably be on top of the list of the reasons for not exercising regularly.

Haven’t you ever sat on your couch thinking that now would be a good idea to go for a walk or take out one of your favorite fitness dvds only to decline because you imagined how hard it would be to put on the exercise clothes and get going. [Read more…]

Weight Loss, Fitness and the Comfort Zone

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If you’re trying to make a lifestyle change that involves weight loss and physical fitness, you can’t avoid hearing that you need to step out of your comfort zone to succeed. Everywhere I turn I hear the same message – you must step outside of your current comfort zone to get results. The undertone is that the farther you step, the better it is. [Read more…]

Fools Rush In – The Smart Way to Get Physically Fit

Funny retro nerd flexing his muscle over blue backgroundIn my recent post about flourishing, I announced I’m ready to *finally* give a serious boost to my fitness. My fitness levels have risen steadily for a couple of years, but my progress has been so slow it’s like watching grass grow. Boring. No challenge.

I was very excited immediately after I made my decision. Then, after a couple of days I began thinking more carefully about my decision. How am I going to approach my project this time around? [Read more…]

To Flourish Is to Take Risks

RoseI haven’t much felt like blogging this week. I heard worrisome family news a week ago and I haven’t been able to focus.


Anyway, I was prowling the aisles in my favorite bookstore on Thursday afternoon when I came across the following quote from Anaïs Nin:

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. [Read more…]

Fitspiration from Michael Jordan

I wasn’t sure what to write today, so I decided to create a new fitspiration picture for Michael Jordan’s quote: [Read more…]