Sleep: The Key to Fitness

Sleep: The Key to Fitness

In today’s world, many people think it is not only okay, but is actually necessary, to skip adequate sleep in order to ensure that they have time enough to accomplish what they have set out to do. Sleep is as essential to health as is proper nutrition and exercise. The Chinese have a philosophy of yin and yang – that two seemingly opposite states are actually interdependent. Being active, therefore, requires balance through rest. Recently, I...

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Sports is a Metaphor for Life – so GO PRO!

Sports is a Metaphor for Life – so GO PRO!

For me, it’s been a summer of watching Little League baseball. In the long hours in the stands, I am reminded how sports is a metaphor for life. My son’s team practiced twice daily in their quest for the Little League State Championship, with an eye on the ultimate goal: a chance to play in the Little League World Series. It was a great run, but unfortunately they ended as runners-up and didn’t win the state title. The experience was a...

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