Gifts

The train tracks’ vibration rocked me to sleep, but the sudden stop and screeching of the breaks into the Paris train station jolted me awake. My brother announced that we had arrived in Paris and needed to get off the train. It was something like 5 or 6 when my brother, mom, and I startedContinue reading “Gifts”

No Fear. Keep Going!

Each morning when I wake up I have a blissful 30 or so seconds where it feels that the world is its old self, I can hear the hum of humanity and I’m free to roam about my city. Thirty seconds is such a short time before reality sets in of our new way ofContinue reading “No Fear. Keep Going!”

Death In The Time of Corona-virus

The world, as it seems, is going through a great crisis. As with any crisis, whether private or public, uncertainty is tagging along for the ride. Uncertainty is what people fear most. We are creatures of security and routine. When these comforts are disrupted, we tend to go a bit crazy; our anxiety spikes, andContinue reading “Death In The Time of Corona-virus”

Pop Quiz

Eudaimonia tip #35 – Adaptation is the key to your survival  Question: What is the one thing in life that remains constant? Anyone anyone?  Answer: Change!  Or more specifically, the idea that we can plan all we want, but sometimes life takes a different turn throwing us into a new way of living, just whenContinue reading “Pop Quiz”

I’m A Bad Blogger

My blogging duties have been on the bottom of my to-do list these past few weeks, which is just a no-no if you are trying to build your blog into a reliable source of entertainment and information. There have been many instances when the opening line for a new post popped into my head, butContinue reading “I’m A Bad Blogger”

Down, But Not Out!

Eudaimonia tip #33 – Sometimes you have to laugh at the absurdity life can bring.  The past few weeks have been a challenge as my feet have been giving me nothing but problems. I finally went to the podiatrist last week to see if I self-diagnosed correctly, and within minutes the foot doc confirmed thatContinue reading “Down, But Not Out!”

Uninvited Detour

Eudaimonia tip #32 – The key to any life change is how we adapt to life happening all around us.   Why I thought my weight loss journey would be straightforward is the question of the day. Most people would find that when they exercise more and eat less, their bodies react appropriately with increased energy,Continue reading “Uninvited Detour”

The Scales Dirty Tricks

Eudaimonia tip #31 – Self-worth is found in the commitment of the mind, not on the numbers on a scale.  There is nothing like going full steam in the first two weeks of your new lifestyle. I hit every workout and tracked everything I ate to ensure that I am burning more calories than IContinue reading “The Scales Dirty Tricks”

What Doesn’t Suck

Eudaimonia tip #30  Keep your focus as you climb the mountain.  I’m halfway through the second week of my new lifestyle and still getting used to my new trifecta of weights, running, and Keto. It’s not the weights or the running that has me crying internally. It’s the Keto flu that has me in aContinue reading “What Doesn’t Suck”

Ready, Willing, and Able

Eudaimonia tip #29 – Never lose your mindset. I always want to have this mindset. I always want to have this fire that has attached to me like an invisible rope pulling me towards my forever-body. A body that is healthy and free from pain and restrictions; that is comfortable in its skin; that looksContinue reading “Ready, Willing, and Able”