Making Exercise Your Self-Care “Me” Time

Have you heard the latest craze going around the MomiSphere about “Self Care”?  Self care. Huh.  Sounds.... selfish.  And who the heck has time for self care, anyways?  With all the other demands on our time?  Plus all those other things we’re supposed to be doing, which are also important, like getting regular exercise?  And then there's the precious, regenerative yet oh-so-elusive "Me" time. What if we rolled it all into a ball:  Self care, "Me" time, and the need for exercise?  I’ll be honest, I really struggle with fitness motivation these days.  So I've been thinking maybe this is a fresh perspective that can help me. Could this put a more positive spin on getting my rear in gear? Finding Fitness Motivation I’ve always been a reasonably active person, who enjoyed staying in shape.  I do believe keeping yourself fit allows you to enjoy life more.  So when your friends invite you on a long hike, it's totally doable.  When your kids want to go on a bike ride, you've got no … [Read more...]

Sol Republic Wireless Sound Review

Sol Republic is a relatively young, and definitely up-and-coming, company that's dedicated to "enhancing people’s lives through better-sounding headphones and accessories."  They are music lovers, which is a great place to start.  And they offer a variety of cool looking and great sounding headphone and speaker options. I've recently tried out two Sol Republic wireless sound products, and was very pleased:  Tracks Air Wireless Headphones, and the Punk Wireless Speaker. Sol Republic ~ Tracks Air Wireless Headphones I use ear buds a lot, but have a love hate relationship with them.  I love to hear my music.  I hate ear buds that constantly - and I mean constantly - fall out of my ear.  Annoying, and a very sad lack of bass.  What ever happened to the good old fashioned REAL headphones, like I used to borrow from my parents, as a kid in the 80's? What happened to them is that Sol Republic took them, morphed them into some eye catching, comfortable and perfectly padded … [Read more...]