I’m not sick sick, but I feel icky and blah, and lethargic and hopeless. What I’m feeling feels both physical and psychological. And they seem to be tied together. It’s like when my psychological side (re: mindset) starts to improve then my physical side fails me.
What does someone with a sense of curiosity act like? We think of someone who seeks out new and interesting experiences. What about someone who is honest? We believe they speak their truth and act in a sincere and genuine way.
According to the Harvard School of Public Health, 73% of adults have participated in sports at some point. 89% of parents claim to have a child benefitting from sport participation.
From recreational player to Olympic medalist, sports leave a lasting impact on our lives. Even if you’ve never stepped foot into an athletic arena, my bet is that you are only one degree of separation away. Are you the parent of an athlete? Are you married to a sports fan? It’s undeniable, sports infiltrate our culture.
I’m no stranger to emotional eating. I struggled with emotional eating and yo-yo dieting most of my life. As I got older and the stressors of my corporate career and responsibilities at home increased, so did the instances of binging and dieting.
Learning to listen was not the first lesson I expected to have on my first day of health coach training nearly 5 years ago. The lesson was on how to actively listen with curiosity and without interruption. Active listening is a specific type of listening that is all about the speaker, not the listener. Seems like a simple concept, but in practice it takes… well, practice!