More than One-Third Eat Fast Food Each Day! Do you eat fast food? You’re not alone. According to a CDC study, 36% of adult Americans dine each day at a fast food restaurant. Confession: I eat fast food, too. Yes, even though I have two degrees in nutrition. As a professional speaker (who works with […]
Need more persistence in your life? More grit? There’s something you can learn from a Monarch. Ya, I’m talking about those beautiful orange and black (just in time for Halloween) butterflies that are in Florida right now. Live like a butterfly? Perhaps you’re thinking, “Jo, have you gone nuts?” Let me explain why I’m thinking […]
“You Broke Your Wing.” That’s what the young orthopedic doctor said to my husband last week when we returned from X-ray (the grandkids thought that diagnosis was REALLY funny). Luckily, the fall from his bike resulted in a clean fracture to his elbow…not requiring surgery. For six weeks, there will be no kayaking, dancing, swimming, […]
“Too often we think that our options are limited to ‘this’ or ‘that’. Where one choice is right, the other is wrong. It’s a good choice or a bad one. What if something might be both at the same time? Instead of thinking, ‘this OR that’, can it perhaps be This AND That?” This AND […]
While it’s tempting to put your nose to the grindstone to get things done, remember that mental concentration works similarly to a muscle in that it becomes fatigued after sustained use and needs a rest break. And, just as taking a rest between workouts or even sets of weights helps to make us stronger, taking breaks during the day will make us more productive.