Parkour is for Everyone

May 28th, 2014

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Parkour is for Everyone When I was first introduced to Parkour, it was on an online youtube video. What I saw was young men, probably in their late teens or early 20s doing awesome flips off some very high buildings. It never even occurred to me that I could be a part of the parkour […]

Chocolate and Hazelnut Covered Strawberries

May 22nd, 2014

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I am not a chef. At best, I’m an average cook. My mother always made fantastic food so she pretty much did all the cooking until I was a teenager. So, I never really got a lot of practice in the kitchen. I also have ADHD which means I can sometimes get overwhelmed by large and complicated recipes. […]

What’s Your Play Personality?

May 20th, 2014

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  What’s a Play Personality? When I talk about your play personality, I’m talking about what kind of fun activities you would be more inclined to enjoy. Dr. Stuart Brown coined the phrase in his book Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination and Invigorates the Soul. He put people into eight categories based […]

6 Techniques to Get You Up and Moving

May 15th, 2014

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  How many times have you found yourself sitting around and thinking about all the things you need to do? Maybe you made a life plan. Now you’re going to get up and go for a jog. Now you’re going to get up and fill out those job applications. Now you’re going to get up […]

Recommended Readings of Awesomeness

May 13th, 2014

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  I’ve been asked a few times for recommendation of books, blogs and cookbooks. I’ve read a lot of information on nutrition, exercise, psychology and physiology of play, and living life to the fullest. There is so much information out there, but I want to share with you some of my favorite books and blogs […]

Excuses That Need to Stop

May 08th, 2014

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  Over the past few years, I’ve gotten very involved in fitness and nutrition communities. I am a lover of knowledge and when I decided to lead a more healthy lifestyle, I learned as much as I could about it. I’ve read a lot of books on health and I have been a member of […]

Stop Obsessing

May 06th, 2014

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Too many times I’ve read about how I have to count calories or how I have to get a certain number of hours of exercise a week or how I need to meticulously measure out my food so that I can have the correct number of carbs to protein to fat ratio. All around us, people […]

Find Your Play History

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  Sometimes it’s hard for us to just get out and start playing. Most of the time, when we grow up, we are so busy with doing things we’re supposed to do that we forget about the things we want to do. Or perhaps we’re so engrossed in one particular type of play (mine is […]