7 Exercises for Toned Arms

7 Exercises for Toned Arms

Get your body in shape, feel good doing it, and gain strength and confidence! Let’s tone those arms! I’ve got some moves using weights, but don’t worry, they won’t bulk you up. But they will get your arms longer, leaner, and ready to bare as...
Knowing When to Let Go

Knowing When to Let Go

We all talk a lot about perseverance, commitment, certainly not quitting, and never giving up on people. Those concepts are all critical, of course, but like anything else, something positive in a different context can actually become a liability. What I’m thinking...
Make an Appointment with Yourself to be Lazy

Make an Appointment with Yourself to be Lazy

I’m going to make a counter-intuitive suggestion: make an appointment with yourself to be lazy. What? Aren’t appointments all about setting aside time to *do* things, not to *not do* things? Well, we’ve talked about busy-ness on this blog before, and we keep returning...
It’s Strong to Ask for Help

It’s Strong to Ask for Help

I’ve said it before: life often feels like a pie-eating contest where the prize is more pie. The more competent and capable you are, the more you get on your plate. Partly that’s because others around us are so grateful to have a competent and capable person that they...
Stop Celebrating Being “Busy”

Stop Celebrating Being “Busy”

A couple months ago, I asked, “Are you really as busy as you think you are?” But, unusually for one of my posts, I didn’t really talk about concrete steps we can take to overcome our misconception that being busy means being productive. Then, Joe Pinsker’s recent...