Take Your Breaks

Two Careers People ask me all the time how I do it.  How do I teach high school and pastor a church?  Well, I am not sure I always do it as well as I would like.  I try my best but I often feel like the picture on my desk of me juggling.  The only reason that I have been able to manage two careers for the past twelve years is that I understand the huge importance of rest and recovery.  I take a lot of breaks throughout the…

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Train Your Body

Gold Medal Did you ever win a medal growing up?  How about a trophy?  These days it seems that every kid gets a medal or trophy just for participating.  They have kind of lost their luster and uniqueness.  Not the Olympic gold medal, though. If you win that, then you will be a celebrity the rest of your life.  You are the crème de la crème.  Winning the Olympic gold requires hours and hours of training, not to mention lots of talent.  Very few win the Olympic gold.  Perhaps though,…

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Simplify Your Diet

The Sumo Diet Sumo wrestlers eat two giant meals every day as part of their training.  Lunch is followed by a nap and dinner is right before bed.  The goal is to put on massive amounts of weight.  As they get heavier, they get stronger.  However, their life expectancy isn’t the best. Do you know what the typical daily eating habit is for most people in the United States?  No breakfast, lunch on the go, and a big dinner often late at night before bed.  Most people don’t realize they…

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