Provision #132: Eat Right

LifeTrek Provision I’m in the middle of a series on how to care for body,mind, and spirit in order to optimize health and well-being. There is more tolife, and I’ll come to such things as time, money, and relationships in futureseries, but caring for body, mind, and spirit is a prerequisite for everythingelse. This week’s […]

Provision #131: Get your Rest

LifeTrek Provision It will probably come as no surprise, but most of us reading this coachingtip live in a near constant state of sleep deprivation. Consider these soberingfacts: According to a Gallup Poll conducted for the NationalSleep Foundation, one out of every two people suffers from sleeplessness atsome point in their lives, many of them […]

Provision #130: Control your Breath

LifeTrek Provision Four weeks ago I encouraged deep, diaphragmaticbreathing: in through the nose, out through the mouth. Diaphragmatic means thatyou’re breathing deeply enough to move your diaphragm, the muscle thatseparates your lungs from your guts. If you lie down on the floor and put abook on your stomach, it should rise and fall as you […]

Provision #129: Stay in Integrity

LifeTrek Provision Jesus said, “If you stick with this, living out whatI tell you, you are my disciples for sure. Then you will experience the truthfor yourselves, and the truth will set you free.” (John 8:31-32). Jesus forgot to mention that before the truth setsyou free it may first make you miserable. He nevertheless understood […]

Provision #128: Use Your Mind

LifeTrek Provision Remember your grandmother, or that next door neighbor,who started every day with the crossword puzzle in the newspaper? They may havebeen on to more than they knew. Many older people suffer from memory-loss problems.You’ve probably heard the joke about CRS disease: “Can’t Remember Shit.” There’sa biological basis for that joke. We grow brain […]