5 ways to ramp up your exercise momentum

Summer is coming friends.  In spite of whatever the hell is going on outside today.  We are also making preparations for reopening Bang. So, it’s probably a good time to talk about exercising more—and keeping your momentum going. 1. Give yourself an inoculation dose We forget how good exercise can feel.  How great it can be to put our bodies through the paces.  That’s where a couple of times around the block wants to turn into

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Your Attentional Cadence

Hi Friends, I want you to imagine that you’re standing in front of a field of tall grass—tall enough to tickle your armpits. There are two clear paths in front of you—roughly one metre apart. They are nearly identical but will, ultimately, take you to different places. Your commitment begins as soon as you step onto one of the paths. If you change your mind, you can always stomp on over to the other path—or back out and start again.

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How to change your environment

Hi  Friends,   I’ve been thinking about physical spaces lately; the places in which we live, work, and relax.  Specifically, about how to shape your environment in the ways that work best for you. I’m not talking about putting a ball-pit in your living room or rock-climbing holds on your ceiling here.  Although, I’m not not talking about them either.  However, I want to start by asking you a clarifying question:  What is the highest level of work that you

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A Gift for Sisyphus

When do you choose to do very hard things? Some people take on all-comers — at least when they have the bandwidth. Some are reactive — they have something to prove. Others, still, are more strategic. What is your strategy? Can you sum it up in a sentence or two? What is your signal to go? To wait? To stop? For the record, I would define a Very Hard Thing as something that: Requires significant

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Dear Anti-Vaxxer,

Last week, I shared how I’d received my first dose of the AZ vaccine. This prompted an anti-vaxxer to write me an email. It contained strong, heartfelt arguments, as well as a smorgasbord of horrors. It made me pause. My career is centred around health, so if this is the discussion, I have to recognize and address it. That means being open to other perspectives. First things first:We all have the same priority: to keep

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Vaxxed, relaxed, and ready for snacks

First things first: I got my first jab of the AZ vaccine early this afternoon. Huzzah. If I had been offered Pfizer or Moderna, I would have taken them. But—as a wise person’s ex-husband once said, “Money is better than no money.” As a corollary, lowered risk is better than non-lowered risk. I’ve done the math and this checks out. My real fear is long-term neurological or physiological side-effects. So, this isn’t just about the

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