Category Archives: Motivational

45 is the New 25

Last year I wrote about Diana Nyad, a 61 YO female swimmer who was attempting to swim 103 miles (expected to take 60+ hours) from Cuba to Key West (see “Going for Greatness at Any Age“).  Nyad, unfortunately, was unsuccessful … Continue reading

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Loving Our Bodies

Most of you are probably aware of Karl Lagerfeld’s  comment a few months ago regarding Adele: The thing at the moment is Adele. She is a little too fat, but she has a beautiful face and a divine voice. Isn’t … Continue reading

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No Excuses, Part 2

I am a bit short on time, so this is going to be short and sweet.  Last year I posted a blog titled “No Excuses.”  In it I included my favorite commercial, one by Nike.  Here it is again (even … Continue reading

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A Quarter the Way There…How Are You Doing?

January 1st…remember it?  Recovering from your last hurrah before those New Year’s resolutions started staring you in the face.  Remember your enthusiasm, your conviction that THIS was the year you were going to make changes?  I tried to help get … Continue reading

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What Makes You Happy?

As is often the case, today’s blog post is a result of a great blog post that I read a few days ago (I do all the reading for you, cull the list to the great stuff, and pass it … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Women Should Stay Away From Weights

You know how I feel about strength training…women should lift and they should lift heavy…no pink dumbbells!  So when I saw this last week I knew it would be something to share with all of you.  Hope you like it … Continue reading

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Chin-ups or Bust!

Today is my first day back to work after a week of vacation.  I could live in Northern California.  The weather was wonderful ~ sunny and in the 60’s almost every day.  Not bad for January.  While “wine country” was … Continue reading

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