Weekly photo challenge – Dreamy

I went looking for shots of mist and cloud. I stumbled upon this instead.

The delight associated with this state of being can only occur in counterpoint; when something else seems in comparison as unnecessarily stark or bleak or mundane.

I had this experience a few months ago, but in reverse. Weighed down by the fog through which I drove while struggling up a steep hill, “dreamy” occurred when my little car burst forth into the sunlight above. Gibraltor Falls was high enough in the mountains to sit above the winter fog that engulfed Canberra that morning.

Dreamy can also occur sitting at one’s laptop …

The evolving Year Of resolution

Including more physical activity into my life started with exploring: what was available; how did it work; would it work for me; does it work for me; what had I enjoyed in the past but lost.

When the activities became routine, movement became more like study. When that happened, no way was 2013 going to produce a 99.95 for me.

So, in response, it’s not over …

Seasonal solutions to a year-round problem

I began the year with the aim of getting active. This seemed a reasonable follow-on from successful changes to my eating habits last year. Arriving at work with toasted sandwich in one hand and hot coffee in the other, I happily set them down for five minutes while I tackled some stairs as part of my get fit regime.

All was going well until the …

Triggers and motivators

There are triggers that get us started and motivators that keep us going.  They are not always the same thing.  My writing this year is often triggered by something I’ve read and so it is today.  That shouldn’t be too surprising when the theme for this year is physical activity and it’s a popular subject.Continue reading “Triggers and motivators”