An Apple a Week

An Apple a Week: Relaxation and Sleep

Posted by on Nov 12, 2012 in An Apple a Week, Blog | 0 comments

An Apple a Week: Relaxation and Sleep

So much of our business and personal success is dependent on a right state of mind. Moodiness, lack of focus, irritability, and poor memory are not known as the attributes of winners. Low energy, sleepiness, and grumpiness are not the magical formula for health, wealth, and wellbeing. They are all the symptoms of poor sleep quality and lack of sleep. Not being able to unwind and put your mind to rest when going to bed is one of the biggest causes of sleep deprivation. Do you lie awake at night thinking about your business or plotting your activities for the next day? Do you have a tendency to...

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Apple a Week: Just Do It.

Posted by on Oct 15, 2012 in An Apple a Week, Blog | 0 comments

Apple a Week: Just Do It.

Failing to implement, procrastinating, or hesitating are all common components of failure. It is dangerous to not get a move on something. Yes, I understand that you need to research things and that you need to make sure that you know what you are doing before you launch into something. Preparation is one thing, but using it as an excuse to put off is another thing altogether! Sometimes you need to just take a deep breath and take the metaphorical plunge. Just try it sometime, gather just enough information that you have a general grasp of the concept and implement it. You’ll find that most...

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Apple a Week: Easy Workouts for the Office

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in An Apple a Week, Blog | 0 comments

Apple a Week: Easy Workouts for the Office

I know it can be difficult to get in all the physical activity that you’d like to get in and all the “experts” recommend. What with all the errands that need to be run, the work that needs to be done, the family time, and the general hustle and bustle that is your life, it’s hard to squeeze in important, but oft overlooked, priorities like working out. To help remedy that, here are some ideas for workouts you can easily do in your office, every day. Taking the stairs: I know it’s cliché but just a couple of floors of stairs a few times a day (if you work in a multistory building,...

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Hitting your target with H.I.I.T.

Posted by on Sep 18, 2012 in An Apple a Week, Blog | 0 comments

Hitting your target with H.I.I.T.

Are you trying to lose weight? Are you trying to improve your physical fitness? Are you tired of the same old same old at the gym? Do you feel a need to “kick it up a notch?” Does saving time appeal to you? If any of these are true then you might to consider trying High Intensity Interval Training. The concept is to kick up the demands on your body by a performing at the peak of your capacity for short bursts, doing a short working recovery and then ramping up your efforts again to elevate your heart rate to approximately 90% of your maximum heart rate (a good rule of thumb to determine...

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An Apple a Week: Quick Food Tips and Recommendations

Posted by on Sep 11, 2012 in An Apple a Week, Blog | 0 comments

An Apple a Week: Quick Food Tips and Recommendations

This week’s article is going to be short, sweet, and to the point. In between my day job, my wife, my rental properties, my housework, my schooling, and my work here with Greener Grass, I don’t have much “free time,” and I realize every minute saved goes a long way to making my life easier. I’m sure you also have a desire to make things easier on yourself. To that end, I want to share with you my tips and recommendations when it comes to eating well in a hurry: 1. CocoChia Bars – these are actually tasty and healthy! A little pricey and only available from one or two places,...

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Apple a Week: Need a Break? Weekend Getaway!

Posted by on Sep 4, 2012 in An Apple a Week | 0 comments

Apple a Week: Need a Break? Weekend Getaway!

Do you find it sometimes difficult to disconnect from work when at home? The computer in the next room beckons you to check bank accounts or email someone about an upcoming project. Perhaps the bill pile next to the incoming mail is on your mind even though you know there’s enough money coming in to cover everything. Can you just not stop tweaking the proposal? Is your spouse, partner, or dog making you feel guilty for the lack of your attention? Well, a weekend getaway might be in order then. It gives you time to disconnect from work and reconnect with yourself and your loved ones. Running...

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