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Archive for January 2014

Is exercising at home a new trend or an old stigma? P90X Part 1

January 31, 2014

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. P90X is no joke. I wrote a story about it, like to hear it? Here it goes. On November 24th, 2002 I was fat. Plain, simple and the truth.  I had ballooned up to 178 lbs and to me that was unacceptable. This was discovered […]

BAC Challenge # 3 – Your Personal State of the Union

January 29, 2014

Last night many of you took time to watch the State of the Union Address by President Obama. This got me to thinking…what would I have to say in my state of the union address? We all know that January is the time when many of us talk about resolutions and goals for the new […]

9 Foods To Boost Your Brain

January 25, 2014

Hello BAC. I came across this cool article on LinkedIn from celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson on different foods that improve the health of your brain. I may be adding some of these to my grocery list! What about you? https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140123161104-203080237-9-recipes-to-boost-your-brain?trk=eml-ced-b-art-M-0&ut=1eRI9ej1JQF641&_mSplash=1

Does anybody really need a one-minute ‘elevator pitch’?

January 25, 2014

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Is Biometric testing really so bad?

January 24, 2014

Biometric testing really so bad? Wellness is the new buzzword floating around many companies these days. The cost of health insurance is steadily rising with astronomical deductibles which is why my employer has jumped on the health and wellness bandwagon like so many other companies of late.  Wellness is the latest company trend. As it […]

13 Things Mentally Strong People Avoid

January 23, 2014

Awesome article from Forbes Magazine. Are you guilty of any of these behaviors? I hope this article will be eye-opening for you. Have a great week! http://www.forbes.com/sites/cherylsnappconner/2013/11/18/mentally-strong-people-the-13-things-they-avoid/

Motivational Moment: What Defines You?

January 21, 2014

Originally posted on The Happiness Bucket (old):
A few years ago I started using the phrase, “It is what it is.” I recently reflected on it and I honestly have no idea where I got it from, but it is and has been my personal life changing motto. I remember when I was planning my…

10 Ways to Change the Future Today

January 20, 2014

Excellent post for start this new week!

The Four Agreements of Working Out

January 17, 2014

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz was one of my favorite reads of 2013.  It seemed like everyone I know had read the book but me so I decided to dive in myself to see what the buzz was about. I read it and loved it! Based on traditional Toltec beliefs, the author, who […]

Invest in Your Career in 2014

January 15, 2014

Over the last 6 or 7 years, we’ve seen the impact that the economy has had on the job market. At the height of the recession, unemployment rates were above 10% in many major U.S. cities. The economy is continuing to rebound, and just last week, the unemployment rate dropped to below 7%. The last […]