Showing posts from April, 2014

10 Steps for peak Health and Fitness

Being healthy and fit is one of the joys in life. My goal is stay fit throughout and be healthy. I have done five half marathons, two 10k races and one 25k. That does keep me going. I have put together some very simple steps that I try to follow to maintain good physical fitness.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Never skip breakfast.Drink lot water throughout the day to stay hydratedSleep 7-8 hours a day. Sometimes burning midnight oil is necessary but it should be an exception rather than a rule. We need to work our schedules to ensure sleep is taken care.Exercise 3-5 times a week at least 30min each time. This is known for ages but worth repeating.Set some fitness goals like running a 5k or walking a certain distance.Keep track of all your accomplishments even if you have not reached your goal yet. In fact at the start of a fitness program it is very important to reward and recognize yourself consistently so that you can sustain for the long run. For example if you di…

The 5 P's of Ethical Power

The book “The Power of Ethical Management” by Ken Blanchard and Norman Vincent Peale was published in 1988. The principles laid out in this book are still relevant today. It consists of information which is of timeless value and serves as a worthy reminder on ethics and its importance. I particularly liked the 5 core principles of ethical decision making mentioned in the book. Here are the 5P’s of Ethical Power Purpose – The authors define purpose as ongoing. It is something an individual lives by. A personal mission statement of an individual can serve as the purpose. It is the vision you have for yourself and what you would like to be known for. The authors mention something called the mirror test where you look at yourself in the mirror and ask yourself if everything you are doing is aligned to your purpose. If there is anything not aligned to your purpose ignore it. I like this line “There is no pillow as soft as a clear conscience.” Pride – A healthy self-esteem is a corner stone fo…