Getting Ready – NY Times 30-Day Well Challenge

Move. Nourish. Refresh. Connect.~ Four Simple Words to Help You Live Well, NY Times What better time to start a new challenge program than in the dead of winter. The New York Times has started a 30-Day Well Challenge that I have decided to start. The key theme are movement, nourish, fresh and connect. The next group starts tomorrow. The first task is to write a letter to yourself to make a commitment to complete each task. In this challenge I it is my intention to continue to make small incremental changes to build on the success that I have had

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Ellen Doesn’t Speak For Me

This is the time to hear other people out, to understand why they might have been offended. And I don’t see any meaningful outreach to the LGBT community. ~ Don Lemon, CNN So Ellen thinks that Kevin Hart should still host the Oscars? She might want to reconsider. I don't think that I could say why she is choice any better than CNN's Don Lemon. Watch his video to understand. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwG7rFwwi10[/embed] For the record, Ellen doesn't speak for all gay people.

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What Caught My Eye This Week

  Everything is interconnected. Gratitude improves sleep. Sleep reduces pain. Reduced pain improves your mood. Improved mood reduces anxiety, which improves focus and planning. Focus and planning help with decision-making. Decision-making further reduces anxiety and improves enjoyment. Enjoyment gives you more to be grateful for, which keeps that loop of the upward spiral going. Enjoyment makes it more likely you’ll exercise and be social, which, in turn, makes you happier. ~ UCLA Neuroscience Researcher, Dr. Alex Korb Mindfulness has been something that I have been exploring for close to ten years now. I have practiced various types of meditation, attended

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What Caught My Eye This Week

Soccer

  During the match, fans chanted the offensive and unacceptable homophobic slur. We unequivocally condemn the use of this slur or any type at our matches. Security was able to identify a few individuals using the chant and remove them from the stadium during yesterday’s match. Any individuals that chant this offensive slur at StubHub Center will be removed from the facility immediately and subject to a stadium ban. ~ Statement to Outsports from Los Angeles Galaxy spokesperson Chris Glidden on homophobic puto chant at their Pride Night Dr. Travis Bradberry posted an interesting article on LinkedIn about the seven core

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