When most people think fitness, they think pain. Like quitting smoking, exercising regularly is really hard to do. We know it’s good for us but we just can’t make it a daily habit because we’re too busy or just too tired. So how do we make moving fun?
The latest death has reignited an Everest debate that strikes at the heart of all extreme sports. Of course, what has happened to Maria is devastating, for her family, friends and loved ones. But did she die doing something she loved knowing the risks involved? Yes.
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I decided to take advantage of this annual opportunity to inflict my lifestyle on my kids by making them come rock climbing. What could possibly go wrong in a team activity when one family member holds another family member's life in their hands and a momentary lapse in concentration can end in sudden death?
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I wish I hadn't let my diary explode with stuff that stressed me out until I couldn't even smile at your jokes. I wish I didn't yell all sorts of things I didn't mean. And I wish I didn't let myself get worked up till I exploded and we collapsed in tears. I wish I hadn't been a Busy Bee, a slave, a machine, a work-horse and worse.
It's easy to avoid prolonged dopamine hangovers in your life. Find a big, hairy, audacious goal, break it down into bite-size chunks, and celebrate your wins.