Attending the Pacific Northwest Writers Association last year provided me the opportunity to meet a wonderful author by the name of Donna Cameron. We were paired up in an ice-breaker activity and we discussed, of course, our writing. I shared about my work in progress, and she shared her experience with her first published book, A Year of Living Kindly.
Welcome to another Zoo-notable- caring for our planet and our animals by taking better care of ourselves. This time I’ll be tackling the wonderful book The Pursuit of Perfect by Tal Ben-Shahar.
Tomorrow I am starting a full practice session of my new program I’m rolling out next year, the Conservation Fitness Jump Start/Head Start. Read More “Conservation Fitness Program- Day 0”
Finally, I’m finishing up my Principles of Eating Green series. This is the last one, and in my opinion, THE most important one of all. Maybe I should make this number one. Read More “Principles of Eating Green: Get to Know Your Food”
I’ve become engrossed in a book very similar to my concept of “Zookeeper’s Guide to Fitness”. I thought reading a book with the same ideas as my own would cave my motivation, as I feared someone beat me to the punch, but actually I feel quite the opposite. I am motivated and stoked to share another program with just a few subtle differences, to reinforce the first one. They are on the right track, and I love what they are doing with fitness and achieving goals. I am bringing more to the table.
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I’m starting an experiment today that goes against what I preach for Zookeeper Fitness. I just finished a book called “Carrots and Sticks” by Ian Ayres and in solidarity of trying new things, I have decided to enter into a Commitment Contract on their website, stickk.com to ensure that I finish my 75 entries of 100 Ways of EarthFit. Read More “100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 22: Carrots and Sticks”
I know this is going to sound blasphemous coming from me, but I’m going to go ahead and say it: There is a boring side to fitness, and I’m delving into it head-on right now!
In my endeavors to become a mentor and knowledgeable in my conservation fitness program, I felt I should get some sort of professional recognition to help back up many of my fitness claims and suggestions. So, I found an online personal training certification course and I’ve signed up. I have no desire to be a personal trainer, even if I get the certification, but the title will give me some credentials that I can’t get with the “zookeeper” or “conservationist/environmentalist” titles. Read More “The Boring Side to Fitness”