Earlier this month we shared some aggregate results of our challenge survey question, "If you could wave a magic wand and improve one specific aspect of your personal health and/or well-being, what would it be?" Today, we wanted to delve beyond the surface for a few insights we've gleaned from this data, plus share some of … Continue reading Magic Wand Survey Insights
One of our annual Montana Moves challenges asks you to create your goals for the year. These goals could be personal, professional, or wellness related. (If you haven't done so yet, this challenge runs until March 4th.) Every January, I must admit I get the most excited to write down my athletic goals for the year. … Continue reading Thinking like a coach
Episode 9: It's a New Year, Cristin's back, and the MUS Wellness team discusses resolutions and goals. Why do most quickly fall by the wayside, while a select few grow into transformations? In Episode 9, we discuss the concepts of Starting Small, Making things Easy, and "Doing something today that your tomorrow self will thank you for." The Montana … Continue reading Wellchat Episode IX: Making Success Simple & Easy
Although I've enjoyed having my life back this week, I've had a bit of Olympic withdrawal. I have to admit, I'm an Olympic junkie, and this year, I got my 4-year-old son hooked too. His favorites were Ledecky and Bolt. The kid knows how to pick a winner I guess. I like the Olympics for … Continue reading World Records & Personal Bests
"Have a plan, work the plan." If you’ve ever attended one of our Time Management workshops, you’ve heard us say: Have a plan, then work the plan. It’s important for time management, but also for all health & wellness goals. Whether you stick rigidly to your plan or make adjustments on the fly, the important part is … Continue reading That’s the Plan
Happy New Year! We hope your 2016 is off to a rocking start already! Your Wellness team wasted no time as we did a backcountry ski outing on a sun-drenched New Year's Day. We often begin the year by talking about healthy goal-setting. Personally, I operate best when I have some clear direction and focus … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Once again, we had an excellent response to our January Goal Setting Challenge. We love to read your goals and get excited for the potential of what's to come. For me, that's the intriguing thing about goals---they raise expectations and challenge us in new ways. Just like a good narrative, they create tension between what … Continue reading Your 2015 Goals
Montana Moves January COTM: It All Starts with a Goal. It's not a Goal until you write it down. There is power in our written words. It’s been the tradition of Montana Moves to begin the year asking you to consider and write down your Health & Wellness Goals for the New Year. Share one … Continue reading Challenge of the Month: January!
Since we're focusing on goal setting for the new year, I thought I would share a success story. It's about my friend Sam. Sam was feeling out of shape and overweight, and was tired of feeling that way. She also wanted to start a family soon, and part of her motivation to lose weight was to be healthy … Continue reading Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
“If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.” –Lewis Carroll (Alice in Wonderland) Too often in life, for whatever reason(s), we sometimes get stuck in a rut and end up going about our routines without any direction or purpose, as reflected by the famous quote from Lewis Carroll. This trend is often no … Continue reading SMART Goal Setting