Job hunting is can be rough, especially if it drags out for weeks or months. But if you’re glued to your computer the whole time—going cross-eyed looking at job postings and reviewing your resume—chances are that you’ve gained weight and lost some of your initial focus, confidence, and momentum—some of your most important tools for landing a job.
The best tip for combating the job hunt blues? Exercise.
Everyone knows the health benefits of taking your bike for a spin or digging up weeds in the garden (improved blood flow, …
We eat, we sleep, we watch our favorite TV shows. We listen to music and maybe play a little solitaire or poker on our computers every day. But do we exercise each day?
Never? Unfortunately, few of us can answer yes to this question. But at least getting some exercise a few days a week is better than nothing. Some of us can’t even attain that. It is true there is a lack of downtime in this fast-paced world of working, commuting and chauffeuring the kids.
When we do have a few …
If you read my Love Dare article from a year back you’ll see how I dedicated 40 days last Spring to improving my marriage. It’s not that it was on the rocks and in bad need of repair. I just wanted to take a good thing and make it better.
In my Novena article I talk about a 9 day practice I followed to help get me re-focused and balanced. There are times when I get way out of whack and I need something like this to bring …
I collect quotations. And the one I’ve needed recently is:
You are in one of two places. You are either in the current moment or you are nowhere since the past and the future do not exist. Baron Baptiste
Baptiste is the author of a yoga book called “Journey into Power.” In his yoga lessons, he sprinkles tidbits of wisdom like the one above. Many of them encourage you to appreciate the moment and to live in it. (The book Silence on Fire, which I review in another article …
You might wonder to yourself, “Why is this guy blogging about yoga on a career information site.” Well I attribute much of my inner strength and creativity at work to my efforts to stay fit.
Years ago a friend from work who knew I trained for marathons (Yes, I’m one of those nuts who runs alot), asked if I had considered yoga. I was very polite in my response, but inside I was thinking, “What’s all that navel gazing got to do with running? If I need to …