Exercise? Everyone has an opinion–from fitness fanatics to couch potatoes. Wherever you fall on that spectrum, my colleague, Deb Chew has some helpful views that can lift up your concept of exercise. Our recent near-zero temperatures here in Indiana have discouraged those walkers and joggers. So if your New Year’s resolutions are faltering or have already been shelved, you’ll find some renewal of purpose and inspiration in Deb’s article, written for the February 11. 2015 edition of The Chattanoogan. Here’s Deb:
Like many people, my January resolutions usually peter out by March. But, an article in O (Oprah’s) Magazine gave me a tip on what I could do to change that – don’t begin them until February. Apparently, that makes them easier to stick to.
The O writer suggested using Jan. 1 and the following few weeks as a “planning time.” Then, perhaps the first or second Wednesday in February, implement your new goals/changes. With that in mind, it’s just about time for me (and you) to start.
As you are settling into the new year, you may already be focusing on being healthier. You may have implemented a resolution plan to “prevent” disease – eat better, exercise more, etc. – but are you ignoring the most important thing…taking care of your spiritual sense? While diet and exercise are said to bring about countless health benefits (including preventing disease), there is more to finding a healthier you.
Exercising your spiritual sense may just be the best resolution you could make this year. But exactly how would you go about doing that?……