The quirky urge. A funny tingle. That little voice in your head. These are your gut feelings talking. But what are they telling you, and should you listen? Here’s how to make the most of your own innate wisdom.
When we hear the word “sustainability,” we tend to think in terms of the environment and natural resources. But sustainability principles are equally relevant to other parts of our lives, including our health, happiness, and collective well-being. For those of us seeking a more satisfying an sustainable way of life, nature’s lessons about what works — and what doesn’t — can help point the way.
Good health, at core, is less a destination than life-enhancing journey. But if there is any clear path toward the promised land of healthy living, it begins not on any treadmill or diet plan, but on the fertile ground of our own thoughts, assumptions and beliefs.
Before you rush into setting health and fitness goals for the year ahead, stop and appreciate what you've already accomplished. A quick look back may be the best tool in evaluating what steps to take next.
Do you walk your talk? Say what you mean and mean what you say? Or does your language take you down roads you're not willing to follow? Taking a closer look at how your words and deeds connect — or don't — can help you see where you really stand.