Unhook and Don’t Crash!

shutterstock_107970386Recently, I became aware of an unhealthy habit that was undermining my efforts to eat right, stay fit and enjoy a healthy life. Like the invisible fish and birds in a recent post, the habit was hidden until caring friends helped point it out.

Unhooking from this one habit has made a huge impact on my weight loss efforts and fitness goals. Here’s the one habit that was impeding my efforts to stay healthy and live fully alive, and here’s what I did to unhook from it. 

Not So Fast

shutterstock_192897098We live in a fast culture. We demand fast service, fast computers and fast food. Fast food, by the way, isn’t fast. It just lies there under that heat lamp waiting for slow people to pick it up. Calling it fast evidently makes us feel better. Eating it doesn’t. Imagine how healthy we could be if we ate real fast food.

What is the Point of Cadillac Surgery?

shutterstock_157005353My ophthalmologist got right to the point. “You have two Cadillacs in your eyes and they will need to be removed!” I was offended and quoted what I remembered from Matthew 7:5 “You hypocrite, first remove the “Beamer” from your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the “Cadillac” out of your brother’s eye.

Save Your Sleep, Your Hearing, Your Productivity and Maybe Your Marriage

shutterstock_148414400A friend of mine who is training to be a flight attendant asked me this question last night: “Do you have any advice as to how to get good sleep in a hotel? My first answer was “stay home.”

As I thought about it I realized that the same things that can keep you awake in a hotel can also plague you at home, during your flight to the hotel, or while you are trying to be productive. Thankfully there is a simple solution that many people refuse to try.

Noise is a culprit that robs us of sleep, productivity and peace of mind.  Here is how you can keep it from destroying your night or your flight!