Category Archives for Lifestyle

How to Use Your Head to Get Ahead

The game was close with each team trading off the lead. With the clock ticking down, we were losing by two points. I got the ball, glanced at the clock. Four seconds. I gave my defender a head fake, he

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When Slowing Down Is Not So Good For You

A friend recently said she was concerned about her weight. ”Why is that?” I asked. ”I don’t know. I guess there’s not much you can do about it. It’s just what happens as you get older anyway,”

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Something’s Broken

A lot of people, and from time to time myself included, think that “if I had more money in the bank, I would feel better…happier, more content“. If you’re net worth twice was much

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How to Age-Reverse Your Body

I used to eat a lot of pies. By a lot, I mean 4 or 5 in one sitting. I don’t remember this. My dad told me about it. He said one time Mom Niles had spent all day baking pies and had set them out

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Aging and the Edges

I still have “use or lose it” on my mind… I’m 61 years of age now. How did that happen? I received an email from a former student, Darin, who is now CEO of a hospital in Idaho. A hollow gasp

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The Need for Speed

On any given day in our neighborhood you will see a mom or dad pushing a stroller or a happy dog with his owner and some people walking briskly or running. Some days though, I see a few people who are

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It’s Not How You Start. It’s How You Finish.

“You can observe a lot by watching.” – Yogi Berra I don’t like “average”. The typical, the common, the ordinary. No one has ever accused me of being “average”

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The Key to Staying Healthy That Takes No Physical Effort

I was talking with my wife Ellen the other night about her day. She’s a Realtor and has certain phrases that are unique to her industry. She was describing a client’s condo that was up for

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Why You Can’t Get Healthy & Fit

“The strength of your life is measured by the strength of your will.”—Henry Van Dyke What’s the number one reason people fail to improve their overall health and fitness? They give up. They

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Little Stuff Matters

It’s just the little stuff that matters. You gain another few degrees of motion, or lose a pound of fat, or skip the latte this week.  It’s those small, sometimes imperceptible, improvements

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