What Would You Do If You Knew You Couldn’t Fail?

Would you make a change? Does fear hold you back? Years ago when I first moved to Texas, I got laid off. It was during the whole dotcom bust and I knew it was coming. I definitely saw all the signs and was well prepared to ride the sofa for a while until I found […]

Like Many Things, Attitude Is Everything

Much like me, my dad has always been an unhealthy eater. At least as far back as I can remember he’s eaten mostly junk. He hates veggies unless they are coated in cheese or butter. His idea of healthy eating is a small amount of instant oatmeal doused with a ton of brown sugar and […]

Are You A Failure? I Am!

Squats are my nemesis in the gym. I do just about everything I can to avoid them. They feel awkward. I worry about squatting down and not being able to get back up. Because of this, I’ve been taking the easier way out. I squat using the smith machine or the hammer strength machine. Both of […]

Helping Others Through Kiva.org

If you’ve been reading AFQ for a while, you may know that I did my very own version of The Happiness Project last year and had a great time exploring different ways to improve happiness. Research has shown that we can improve our own happiness as part of being generous and giving to others, in particular […]

Ch-Cha-Cha-Changes Are Coming In 2013

Last year was the first year I decided to go with the blogger trend of picking a theme to focus on for the next 12 months. Throughout the year when faced with making decisions, I pondered the word and tried to go with the choice that empowered me the most. I tried new classes and […]