Monthly Archives: January 2011

Why Are You Eating That? 40 Days To Personal Revolution Week 3

The theme of the third week of 40 Days To Personal Revolution was equanimity. There are so many things in our life we can’t change and rather than fighting, it is better to accept that we aren’t in control. Last … Continue reading

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Discovering Vitality And The Key To Happiness: 40 Days To Personal Revolution Week Two

When you truly want to fit something into your life, you can. A couple of years ago, Dave, the co-owner of Thrive Yoga, told me the participants in the 40 Days To Personal Revolution program not only find time to … Continue reading

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Which Exercise Has The Best Benefits?

The American Council On Exercise recently did a study on hula hooping, but the information which caught my eye concerned kickboxing. When compared to power yoga, aerobics, Nia, pilates, and even these very popular “boot camp” programs, kickboxing stands out … Continue reading

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Painstaking But Sleep Inducing: 40 Day Personal Revolution Week One

Over the weekend I banged my forehead on the kitchen counter and finally lost it about reducing my coffee intake. I don’t want to be healthy. I want to kill myself with food and drink. I want more COFFEE. The … Continue reading

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Can You Do It With One Piece?

Recently my son told me “You can’t do it with one.” I was remembering a visit to the American History Museum more than six months earlier. He was talking about his attempt to attach magnetic objects on a ramp in … Continue reading

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Turning Our Diet On Its Head

When I decided to embark on the 40 Days To Personal Revolution of Baron Baptiste, I was not concerned about the diet component. Our family eats healthy. With my son’s food allergies, we prepare all 21 of our weekly meals … Continue reading

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A New Year Lesson From Outer Space

Over the weekend my family visited the Air and Space Museum on the Mall. For some overpowering reason, I wanted to contemplate the universe as we embarked on another year. Acknowledging the vastness of space sometimes helps to put our … Continue reading

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Revolution Not Resolution

After almost 11 years of yoga practice, I’m timidly starting a Personal Revolution to kick off the New Year. Opening myself to new possibilities, I have no way of knowing what will happen. As a gift for my birthday this … Continue reading

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