A not so fresh start (Who am I? And what do you care?)

So it's been over a year since I made a real blog post... I'm thinking it's time to restart. A renewal has happened to me over the past few weeks, and I just feel that the time is right to re-open. And what better way to re-open but to introduce myself again. 🙂 Who am … Continue reading A not so fresh start (Who am I? And what do you care?)

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My resolution: Living out Loud

In connection to my previous post about new year's resolutions, I want to share mine: I'm going to live out loud. Being a writer-type / thinker-type / calculating-type of person, I usually spend what seems like an eternity processing my words before saying them. I want them to come out 'perfectly right'. This has got … Continue reading My resolution: Living out Loud

Why your New Year’s resolution could be doomed to failure

Every year, people all over the world make new year's resolutions. Some resolutions sound like this: I will get into better shape this year. I will read through the whole Bible this year. I will floss my teeth more often this year. I will spend more time with my family <insert yours here> Unfortunately, experience … Continue reading Why your New Year’s resolution could be doomed to failure

How to get better at ANYTHING

  Just recently I've listened to a podcast by Michael Hyatt about 3 Strategies for taking your life to the next level. It's a great listen! I learned a lot. Basically, he outlined three ways to improve in something, ordered from the cheapest to most expensive. 1. Read - There's google, Wikipedia, blogs, ebooks, books. 2. … Continue reading How to get better at ANYTHING

Are you well rested?

Have you ever come home from a vacation still feeling tired, as if you needed to take a vacation from your vacation? Or how about the feeling that its sunday night and you still don't feel rested... like you're not yet ready for the week. Maybe you don't know how to rest. True rest, doesn't … Continue reading Are you well rested?

[Meaningful Words] Thinking, Doing and Knowing

One of the things that I was really reminded of because of my fasting experience was the difference between Thinking and Knowing. Before I started the fast, the time when I did all the research about fasting, I literally couldn't wait to start. I was totally sold on the benefits that I would get out … Continue reading [Meaningful Words] Thinking, Doing and Knowing

I’m gonna try some fasting

Last Sunday at church, the pastor talked about Spiritual Fasting. I knew I wanted to experience the spiritual benefits. But still, I've been eating 6x a day since March! I was unsure how it would fit into my workout / fitness regime. So I did some research about how other people do it. Here's what … Continue reading I’m gonna try some fasting

Made to be Incredible

I just watched The Incredibles. It's really one of my favorite movies. Every time I watch it. I can relate to it in so many ways. It reminded me of a quote by Marianne Williamson: Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is … Continue reading Made to be Incredible

How to get stronger in life

Although I've written a lot about the body, a lot of the principles in building physical strength also applies to other areas. In the same way that you can strengthen your arms and legs, you can also improve your ability to make decisions, to endure change, or even to find (and stick to) your life's … Continue reading How to get stronger in life

[Meaningful Words] Clean up

How does your room / home look like? If it's anything like mine, it's far from organized. Don't get me wrong. We're not slobs. We try to organize things. We clean up as often as we can. But somehow the mess just keeps on coming back. Mary Demuth shares in her blog: We are a … Continue reading [Meaningful Words] Clean up