Learning to be Positive

Good Morning readers! The sun is shining and the first brave little birdies have been fooled by our mid-february heat wave into tweeting their arrival. if it was 30 degrees warmer I’d be frolicking outside with the dogs. Have you ever heard of that saying that it takes fewer facial muscles to smile than frown? […]

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The Danger of Motivational Quotes

Good morning! I am couch bound with a heating pad, and I’m getting pretty depressed about it. The pain in my back for the past two days has made day-to-day activities pretty excruciating. Why this sudden flare of pain? Well I couldn’t stop working out. After one invigorating and amazing session of mat Pilates I […]

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Conundrums

Good morning Readers, and pardon the rambling. In light of the new year I have been doing some serious self-appraising, soul-searching if you will. I am beginning to learn that there are certain things about myself, and life in general I suppose, that I have always taken for granted. Looking a little deeper into these […]

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What kind of instructor do I want to be?

Good morning! It is currently five degrees here in beautiful New England, with a high of nine and a wind chill of -25. But the sun is shining so I’ll just be sitting here staring at the albeit cold and distant rays pretending it’s not happening and ignoring the two foot snow drifts blanketing the […]

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Excited for now, afraid for later.

Well hello there.. The obvious excuse for my prolonged absence from the blogging community (yet again) is the long migration of the fat man and his trusty group of bicornuate deer from the North Pole to our fire places. Also known as Christmas. I’m not a holiday nut, but things like our toilet have been […]

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Feeling Desperate About Long Term Goals.

Good Morning Readers! Just a few thoughts I’d like to offer on the topic of giving up, motivating yourself, and especially ignoring the sense of despair often associated with long-term goals. This last one resonates with me and I know it does for many out there. I have written in the past about the importance […]

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The First Freeze

Good morning! Our first deep freeze here in New England and I’m diving headfirst into my seasonal commitment of feeling sorry for myself. It’s cold. I emerged unhappily this morning slightly after my usual time, taking a few moments longer in the warmth while mentally  entering first denial, quickly followed by anger, and finally bleak […]

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Long-term Recovery

I spent the past couple of weeks recovering from a very annoying cold and arguing with the chillier weather and earlier sunsets (yes, arguing. I stood on the porch shaking my fist at the sky, yelling, “Whyyy!?”) Whilst preoccupied with this time consuming pursuit, I started focusing less on the things that make me feel […]

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