I recently heard an author interview with Cal Newport, discussing his book, “Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” and was instantly intrigued. After waiting for the audio version from the library for a few months, I’m now well into the book. I’m learning a lot about the research surrounding the value […]
There are so many options for working out, including what you can do at home or in the great outdoors. Personally, I like to cross train with a variety of workouts geared towards strength, core, flexibility and cardio. Lately, I’ve been a big fan of Pilates, core fusion, body pump, jogging, biking and barre. I’ve […]
I absolutely love this song and video by Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats – S.O.B. His voice is gravely and rustic, reminding me of some of my favorite classic country artists. The video and music is similar to the vibe of O Brother Where Art Thou with the folk elements. The hand clapping, foot […]
Creative genius consistently originates from Scandinavian/Nordic countries. Recall: ABBA, Ace of Base, A-ha, Aqua, Ylvis, IKEA… Perhaps you’ve heard of the Finnish band Steve ‘n’ Seagulls? They perform awesome, bluegrass-ish renditions of popular rock songs. Their music videos are extremely entertaining with versatile instruments such as the anvil, spoons, mandolin, banjo, accordion and more. Their […]
Horse yoga – pairs well with a rigorous Prancercise routine. It’s all fun and games until the ‘downward dog’ becomes the ‘hoof in the arse’. Neigh; not for me.