Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

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Kids can teach us adults many things, but by simply observing them you can learn a few things about improving self confidence as well. I had the wonderful pleasure of attending a birthday dinner for a 10-year-old last week. Not having any children of my own, I must say this is not a regular occurrence for me.  I absolutely loved it. Great company, wonderful people, amazing kids and a decent meal – I certainly cannot complain. But that is not what made the night memorable in my mind. …

1.  MOVE:  Active Sitting--sit on a Stability Ball instead of an office chair.  You’ll move without even thinking about it and your muscles will stay more engaged.

2.  Take opportunities to walk around--at least once an hour, instead of calling or e-mailing a coworker, walk to the person’s office to personally deliver the message

3.  Need a restroom break?  Walk up a couple of flights of stairs to use the restroom on another floor or choose the one that is furthest from your…

Summer officially arrives this weekend and typically brings warmer temperatures to most parts of the country.

If you find yourself thinking about curtailing your outdoor activities, follow these suggestions for a safe season of fun.

Stay Hydrated:  If you will be outside in the heat for any length of time, your body will need additional fluids.  Carry a water bottle so you can sip from it frequently—a common guideline is to consume four to six ounces every 15-minutes. If you are…