Archive for December 2013

When returning to the gym in January: Do This!, NOT That!

When returning to the gym in January: Do This!, NOT That!
I hear a lot of people who workout all year make fun of those that return to the gym as a New Year’s Resolution.  It is pretty arrogant.  I get their point, but the way they deliver this obvious point is layered with too much mockery.  I have been working full-time in the fitness industry... Read more »

Classic Sayings vs. Digital Native Expressions - Do you use these 15 expressions?

 Classic Sayings vs. Digital Native Expressions - Do you use these 15 expressions?
Expressions give insight into cultures and generations.  Linguistic anthropology does not need to be your topic of interest to take a gander at these expressions that span as far back as 77AD.   As we all approach 2014, we may want to reflect on some of the latest phrases and expressions that might seep into the... Read more »

My Crazy Version of the 12 Days of Christmas

The song 12 days of Christmas has morphed over the years into a headline for all sorts of self-serving marketing promos or spoofs.  Personally, I have no problem with it.   In fact, I shall borrow it myself to share a glimpse of my awesome (as in crazy) holiday season.  Let me know if any of... Read more »
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40 is the New 30!

40 is the New 30!
When I was 39, people used to say to me that 40 was the new 30. I took it for what is was; intending to be one of those positive, sunny side-up type comments.   The truth is the comment didn’t bother me and I actually believed it.  Now that I am a few years into... Read more »

Lesson Learned -Warning! Don’t leave these things until the last week of the year!

Lesson Learned -Warning! Don’t leave these things until the last week of the year!
The end of the year is bittersweet.  It is exciting that you might be able to leave behind some projects, aggravating people, stressful work, bad memories and over-whelming responsibilities. On the flip side, a new year brings, fresh projects, new people, innovative work, exciting memories and expanding responsibilities.  So as I write this, it explains... Read more »

Fitness Gifts: Buy this, NOT that!

Fitness Gifts: Buy this, NOT that!
Most likely someone on your Christmas list is a health conscious person who does workout or is ready to begin making changes.  Finding a great gift that suits their lifestyle is a considerate way to spend money.  So let’s try to give you a guide that will help you avoid wasting your money.  This list... Read more »
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