Category Archives: Exercise

Want More Success in Therapy? Do it by Healing Outdoors!!!

Mental Health “talk” therapy is often the preferred approach for treatment of depression, anxiety, even PTSD.  Finding the right therapist is important in this process. However, could Healing Outdoors provide a boost in your quest to improve your life? Why not consider moving forward by Healing Outdoors! As a backcountry man for many years, I’m always looking for the [&hellip

Winter Blues Hack! 10 Ways to Ramp Up Your Mood!

By Michael | in Blog Exercise Goals Husband Marriage wife | 2016-02-03 09:01:17 | 0 comment

Winters are long in Salt Lake City. The cold, snow, & long nights can really blast your mood.  Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is sadly real! Well Now…What really helps the winter blues? Here are 10 items that will help! #1) Don’t sweat the small stuff.  We really can worry about way too many things. If its NBD (no big deal) [&hellip

New Years Hack! Making 2016 Your Best Year Ever!

By Michael | in Adolescent Blog Exercise Family and children Goals Hiking Holidays Husband Marriage School and Community Teens/Adolescents wife | 2016-01-04 10:28:19 | 0 comment

Want To Make 2016 Rock? Toss out the resolutions.  Set Goals instead! I find it totally mind boggling that each year we set New Years Resolutions. We do so with enthusiasm and zest believing that this will actually result in success.  We vow to do better than last year, or even the year before that. We promise [&hellip

5 Fights that Are Normal For Couples in Marriage!

Not Fighting in your Marriage? You better start fighting…to be Normal! Couples fight about a number of things. That’s normal.  The unhealthy part in fighting is when it goes on indefinitely without resolution.  When this occurs, then it’s likely abnormal and damaging. These issues need to be worked on, likely through counseling. Let me be clear that [&hellip

10 Quick Tips About Healthy Living For the New Year!

Living Healthy in 2016 is absolutely within your grasp! These 10 items will help you make it happen Magna, West Valley, Tooele, and Salt Lake City! 1) Adequate Sleep! There is so much written on this subject that its overwhelming. My favorite that I’ve read during the past year is to decide when you need [&hellip

2016 Big Cottonwood Calendar is Ready for Your Wall!

By Michael | in Blog Calendar Exercise Hiking Husband Marriage wife | 2015-12-22 23:57:22 | 0 comment

As an avid hiker and backpacker, it was really just a matter of time before I created a calendar to showcase the Wasatch Mountains awesome beauty As Richard Elliot of the Magna Times indicated recently, I’ve been hiking often in Big Cottonwood Canyon for about 8 years.  The time of year really doesn’t matter as I hike [&hellip

Top 10 Ways to Make the Holidays Sizzle!

Wanna make your Holidays rock…really rock this year? Check out these 10 items that will keep the stress low and the pleasure Sizzling! #1) Stay on budget! Plan a budget and stick with it.  No January credit card shockers wanted! #2) Stay on task! Don’t go into a Holiday haze of shopping, shopping and more shopping…and wonder why [&hellip

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on becoming emotionally healthy

By Michael | in Blog Depression and anxiety Exercise Hiking Husband intimacy Marriage Medicaid Insurance Pornography Addiction | 2015-11-16 11:59:41 | 0 comment

Becoming Emotionally Healthy Takes Work.  Here’s how it’s done! To be well rounded, we need to be healthy in five critical areas.  It doesn’t matter whether you live in Magna, West Valley, or Salt Lake City. Check this out for great insight. Mental: This focuses on how you’re doing mentalhealth wise.  Are you managing as best possible [&hellip

Are the Utah Utes For Real?

By Michael | in Blog Exercise Football -- Sports Media | 2015-10-10 00:25:56 | 0 comment

The Cal Bears are in town. ESPN Game Day is in town.  Are the Utah Utes for Real? The eyes of College Football are riveted on Salt Lake City today.  The 5th ranked Utah Utes are taking on the resurgent Cal Bears.  The Utes are fresh off a bye week following the absolute thrashing of [&hellip

Healing Outdoors — Slam Your Emotions!

By Michael | in Blog Exercise Hiking Marriage | 2015-08-06 07:58:26 | 1 comment

Dealing with our emotions is tough.  Keeping an emotional balance can be even tougher.  Here are 5 keys to maintaining an emotional balance. Get Out of Dodge Emotional health has much more to do with “when to say when” than it does on taking an expensive cruise or even a weekend vacation…although I’m a fan of both cruises and weekend vacations.  For those [&hellip