Why is it that we don’t blink an eye when spending our money on manicures, highlights, spray-tans, massages, brow waxes, chiropractors, doctor’s visits, and prescriptions, but we suddenly become super cheap when it comes to paying for exercise? Exercise, mind you, that could SAVE us from the time and money spent on those co-pays, prescriptions and chiropractor visits. Exercise that makes us look “less like a potato” (as one of my clients puts it) and does so much more for our appearance than that $45 that we spend on the tips of our fingers. And, who here has had their insurance prices affected by their bill of health? Just asking. I know my insurance is a pretty good deal since I am a “picture of perfect health” according to my Doc. [Read more…] about Now, How Much was that Manicure?
When is the last time you stepped out of your comfort zone? Recently I stepped out of my comfort zone to make a cake that I have always been afraid to make–an angel food cake. Angel food cake from scratch is not for the faint of heart. There is a lot to making an angel food cake and, in my family, it’s our tradition to have these on birthdays. I was given the task of making the birthday cake for a dual birthday celebration for my parents. Oh, how I was not looking forward to this experience. I consider myself a decent cook but my ability comes to a screeching halt when it comes to baking cakes in general. [Read more…] about Cakes and Comfort Zones
“The most important thing about goals is…having one.”
–Geoffrey F. Abert
I am a HUGE believer in goal setting. I am also a huge proponent of setting goals using a method that works. Stating a goal is only the beginning. We usually set a goal to help us obtain something that will require us to stretch ourselves in some way and work outside of our comfort zone. So, going about the whole process in the right way will more likely ensure success.