Which role model are you of these two?
SO SHOES ON
This weekend, I’m in Budapest for a training weekend. I organized it, but I was not the facilitator, sort of a personally made business trip. I also took my running gear with me, as usual. Although I didn’t plan ahead this time whe... Read more
Learning by moving
This weekend I crammed in ~30h of exercise minutes... I was on my training with contact dance improvisation. From Friday to Sunday, I've spent the time in sleeping, in dining, or on the dance floor.
A DIFFERENT DANCE
It's different from ... Read more
Me, the rain, the lake. My run.
Sitting in front of my laptop, I'm tracking my food in sparkpeople. I feel tired. My posture should look really bad. I look outside the window, and it's raining. I check out the weather forecast, and it's cold. I don't feel like exercise at all.... Read more
The joy of Quantified Self (video interview)
I've been in Amsterdam, The Netherlands this weekend (11-12 May 2013) on the Quantified Self conference. It was great - I learned and experienced so much. I probably will unfold it in another post.
I had the chance to have a video interview... Read more
My home, my food
On Sunday night, I was back from a 4 day visit back at family for Easter.
It was a great time, however, for healthy living...
Family + Holiday = Healthy Lifestyle Challenge
"If you love me, you eat!"
"You look so lean, OMG, are you... Read more
From a never-track to the QS conference
Something fundamental changed in me during the last two years. Or it must have, because I'm doing something I never thought I would do.
I'm registering for the QS conference in the Netherlands in May. QS stands for Quantified Self, and it's... Read more
My 2y SP anniversary: some Oliver-history, and the here and now
We have a thread in the Maintenance group about “Where did you come from and where are you now?”.
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The view from Aussichtsturm Kleeberg (1min)
Running is a habit I developed 2 years ago. I never was a runner before, and still, my body is better at other types of exercises. However, it's a practical exercise, only needs my shoes, no big money investment needed, can be done all day long ... Read more
Good Habit = ZERO willpower
Sometimes, when I talk about my habits to people, on what I have developed over time, and how is my day looking like today, I often get a comment on my strong willpower.
And about my discipline.
And how much attention I give during the day t... Read more
3 tips for habit development
As we blog about habits this week, and I have read already many blogs about habit development, I thought to share some experience I gathered in the past two years.
1. A SMALL ACTION goes a long way
Think about a small action to form a ... Read more
Saturday's habit check-ins
This week we write about habits every day in the Winter to Spring 5% challenge.
So here it is about Saturday! Some of my habits that I formed in the past to years, and I follow now, and how I did today.
Daily exercise - 30 min ... Read more
Chilly check-in from Austria (20 sec)
Just an energetic hello from my daily run!
Enjoy the snow under the pine trees!
See my post below on meditation for "relaxed" input!
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Meditation - heading towards 90 days
I started an experiment in December, to have a daily meditation session. Usually in the evening, sometimes both in the morning and in the evening.
I see this is an often overlooked part of healthy living: recovery. After overhauling my nut... Read more
The Meditation Experiment
For long, I wanted to make daily meditation part of my life.
Finally, I started a 30 day trial on 18th Dec. It looked like an easy enough - difficult enough challenge to keep my focus on healthy life during the holidays.
I calibrated it f... Read more
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Drinking Fast and Slow
One feature of maintenance mode is regular drinking.
I didn't consider it to be so important, but it has a tremendous effect on how much I eat, and my hunger in general. So here are my experiences from the past 2 years on drinking. A longer... Read more