Your Well-Being Only Needs to Be Uncovered

Your well-being only needs to be revealedWhen you hear the term “well-being,” you might think of something to create or strive for. That’s an especially strong principle that many people live by in the beautiful town, Boulder, Colorado, that I call home. It goes something like this: “Of course I can be healthy, as long as I take my vitamins in the morning, do my yoga, have my freshly-juiced breakfast, bike up Flagstaff Mountain at lunch, do some more yoga, and of course, eat perfectly.” And on, and on.

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Getting over My Fear of Forward Motion

Why letting momentum carry us forward can be so scaryWhen I learned how to ski, my favorite point was when the instructor enlightened me on what happens when you turn your skis perpendicular to the slope. . .you stop. I think I said something like, “Oooooh, I love this part!” And then, he coaxed me to point my tips back downhill, which I reluctantly did, and the scary, slide-y part started again.

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The Internal Whac-a-Mole Game

The internal force that keeps your hard work from paying offHave you ever played this game at an arcade or children’s pizza place? Large, plastic moles pop out of a cabinet and you try to whack them with a soft mallet. From either perspective–the player’s or the mole’s—it can seem like a futile and frustrating existence. 

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