We’ve reached the final part of our tuneup. Before we head back out on to the road, we need to check our filters and shock absorbers.Continue reading “50K Tuneup: Filters and Shock Absorbers”
50K Tuneup: Timing Belt
In part 8 of our 50,000 Mile Tuneup series, we’re checking the timing belt, which is our metaphor for examining how we manage one of our most precious assets: our time.Continue reading “50K Tuneup: Timing Belt”
50K Tuneup: Alignment
In part 7 of our 50,000 Mile Tuneup series, we are checking our alignment to be sure that the choices we are making are steering us in the desired direction.
If our daily choices and actions are badly out of alignment with our goals, we are literally working against ourselves. We’re likely to be frustrated by a lack of progress. We may also be putting extra unnecessary stress on other parts of our lives.Continue reading “50K Tuneup: Alignment”
50K Tuneup: Brakes
In part 6 of the 50,000 Mile Tuneup Series, we’re taking a look at our brakes–which we bet you can guess is a metaphor for sleep.Continue reading “50K Tuneup: Brakes”
50K Tuneup: Transmission
In part 5 of our 50,000 Mile Tuneup series, we’re focusing on the ability to shift our body and brain into neutral–and why it’s so important to cultivate this as a regular part of our routine.Continue reading “50K Tuneup: Transmission”
50K Tuneup: Fuel System
Welcome to part four of the 50,000 Mile Tuneup Series. In previous episodes, we checked into our beliefs and expectations about aging, updated our goals, and clarified our values and priorities. We then turned our attention to exercise and movement.
In this episode, we are going to optimize the type of fuel we’re putting into our engine.Continue reading “50K Tuneup: Fuel System”
50K Tuneup: Engine
In Part 3 of our 50,000 Mile Tuneup Series, we turn our attention to our bodies: the engine that powers our physical movement through space.
How does the way we move and maintain our bodies change as we go through life? How can we set ourselves up to keep our engines running smoothly and powerfully, even as our mileage gets higher?Continue reading “50K Tuneup: Engine”
50K Tuneup: Navigation System
In part 2 of our 50,000 Mile Tune up series, we’re inviting you to investigate and clarify your values and determine what’s most important to you now. What sort of person do you want to be? What kind of life do you want to live?
This information will serve a sort of GPS, helping us make choices and design habits that steer us toward our desired destination.Continue reading “50K Tuneup: Navigation System”
50K Tuneup: Updating your Software
In this episode, we kick off our 50,000 Mile Tuneup series by examining the stories we’ve been told and the beliefs we hold about aging–and, if necessary, update the software in our onboard computer.Continue reading “50K Tuneup: Updating your Software”