Gigabytes to Terabutts

Its early December, and while still basking in the glow of Thanksgiving turkey, taters, gravy, and pumpkin pies, I am staring straight up the mountain of Holiday cookies, goodies, parties, and prolonged bouts of watching movies and football games. What’s a person to do?…

Movement Matters: Heart Matters

February is Heart Month, a time to celebrate both our love on Valentine’s Day, increasing our awareness of heart-healthy lifestyle choices, and an opportunity to consider supporting the American Heart Association and other agencies that promote improving life through healthy heart choices. For all…

What’s Your Motivation?

I have a friend, Tyler, who is a college professor. While discussing student achievement, he has come to believe that a primary determinant of student success or failure is motivation. Given the right motivation, Tyler suggests, students can achieve great things. Lets say we…

Movement Matters: Get Busy Living

  ‘Get Busy Living, or Get Busy Dying’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46GwJbrMghQ is a favorite quote taken from a prison scene between Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman from a favorite movie, the Shawshank Redemption. It speaks to a pivotal moment in time when a person needs to…

Fear Everything, Fear Nothing

Fear is an interesting emotion.  The lack of fear can lead to taking extraordinary risk, and an abundance of fear can be paralyzing.  Fear can be justified by circumstances, or fear can be based on irrational thoughts.  Whatever the reason, it is real to…