Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

How To Start a Resolution

28th December 2012

As 2013 begins, many view the New Year as an ideal opportunity to make a resolution—so we resolve to lose weight, stop eating junk food, or quit smoking.  Unfortunately, despite the best of intentions, most resolutions are abandoned and forgotten within a few weeks. 

When explaining their failure, some blamed outside forces, “There were tasty temptations all around me;” others cited a lack of knowledge, “I couldn’t figure out the nutritional information on the packages;” and…

Holiday on the Water

21st December 2012

We are in the holiday spirit on lovely Lake Austin here at Lake Austin Spa Resort!

Have you noticed that how we feel during an event determines our perception of time…for example, if we’re enjoying ourselves at a party, 30-minutes fly by; if we’re stuck in a boring meeting, 30-minutes can seem like hours.

So how do you feel about 30-minutes when it comes to exercising?  Does time fly by so fast that your workout is over before you know it or are you checking your watch every few minutes because it seems that time is standing still?  If you’re in the…