Notes from the Lake

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Resolution Success

31st January 2014

You’re one month into the New Year and feeling confident about achieving resolution success because of the following:

  • The resolution you chose means something personal and you want to achieve your goal because when you do, your life will be impacted in many positive ways.
  • You thought about the problems you are likely to encounter that will interfere with keeping your resolution and the barriers that might prevent you from reaching your goal.  You also thought about ways to…

Meaningful Resolutions

17th January 2014

Many view the New Year as an ideal opportunity to make a resolution and enthusiastically embark on a program to lose weight, start exercising, or stop smoking.  After a few weeks, some are making progress and steadily moving towards achieving their goals while many more, despite their best intentions, are giving up and literally abandoning their resolve.

Are you in the latter group?  Is this the third, fourth or even tenth year that you are once again making the same resolution?

Perhaps it is difficult to imagine or even believe that making a seemingly small healthy behavior change such as walking could have much of an impact on your life. 

Consider the possibilities: if tomorrow you resolved to walk 30-minutes a day, these are the changes you could expect by the first day of spring.

A loss of five pounds
Enhanced cardiovascular health and a reduced risk of heart disease Increase in physical conditioning—which means doing more with less effort A brainpower…