Do you find yourself stuck in a meeting where you feel you really need to move? Here is a series of exercises recommended by Christine Faber of the Lenox Massachusetts Community Center that you can use to stretch out, and get your blood flowing during a break without being too conspicuous to your fellow meeting attendees.
On Thursday, April 16, I stayed an extra day on the peninsula of Samana in the Dominican Republic to explore a beach I had heard much about – Las Galeras. This is at the shore of a little village on the North coast of the Samana peninsula.
Life’s journey is not to arrive at the grave safely, in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out, shouting “Holy shit…what a ride!”
These words of the journalist Hunter S. Thompson seem especially relevant as I board the plane from Miami to the Dominican Republic. For months I’ve been planning this trip. And now it’s actually happening.
‘Tis the day before Christmas, and here I am writing this blog post in a situation totally unexpected. If you told me a week ago that I’d be staying in a classic California adobe home, complete with courtyard, gardens, fruit trees, vegetable gardens, kitten, and my grand kids riding a swing, I would have said you’re crazy.
In my last post, I shared with you a tool I use to keep on track with my top priorities and avoid distractions that waste time, and produce negative results. In a perfect world, tools like this get perfect results. All our dreams are fulfilled, and every day is a source of joy and wonder.
Today I worked out at the Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA, nestled in the little town of Encinitas, California. Magdalena’s family was one of the big land owners in a town where flowers of all kinds were grown for markets around the world. Part of their legacy was one of the nicest YMCA’s in the country. How could I not use this facility while visiting my daughter Laura in Encinitas? It’s one of the best places I’ve ever known for honoring my top priority – health.
There is glorious sunshine once again in sunny Southern California today. I begin to think about the tools I use to keep sunny on the inside with an amazing 80 lifestyle. I hop aboard the Coaster, a commuter train that runs along the Pacific Coast from Oceanside south to San Diego, California.