This morning my neighborhood was blanketed by snow. Just enough of the white stuff had fallen to close the local recreation center and justify my rolling over, turning off my alarm, and catching a few extra minutes of sleep. Hot coffee and hot cereal with fresh blackberries made for a delicious winter breakfast. I could easily see a day filled with watching television, posting to this blog, and catching up with e-mail. Ah, this is what Saturdays are supposed to be like, yes?
Then my wife reminded me that “it’s time to get moving” on a number of chores around the house as well as deliver a box to the post office before it closes. My leisurely thinking was kick-started into second gear.
Which brings me to the following … Please click on the embedded link below and watch a short video to learn: “What is the single best thing we can do for our health?” => http://bit.ly/xf5hWM. The time it takes to view this video is but 9:19 (mins:secs). I promise it will be time well spent. And “yes,” the fact that this message is shared using graphic recording techniques is also rather cool.
So what does this post have to do with facilitation or team development or public speaking or any of my other favorite topics? Simply this — you’ve got to take care of yourself, sharpen the saw, and get moving. Only 30 minutes of exercise each day will make the other 23-1/2 hours worth while.
You’ll excuse me now. I’ve got to find a snow shovel and clear the drive. It’s time to get moving.
PS: Those of us who’ve survived heart-related issues, go slow when shoveling snow and/or performing other strenuous exercise. Consult your doctor to determine the pace of your exercise. Alternatively, you can hire those youngster who live just down the road to shovel that drive. Then go for a walk.