Ok, one month in…Are you sticking to your New Year’s resolution?Gen The 10 The 10 cup of coffee I have seen so many patients who are training for a race – marathon or half marathon. If you are training for one, how are you dealing with cold or snowy weather? Are you staying indoors and pushing ahead on a treadmill? Or do you suck it up and get out in the bad weather? Share your experience on Facebook or Twitter!

Here are this week’s articles and books. Check them out!

Book I read this week: Life’s Golden Ticket: An Inspirational Novel by Brendon Burchard. I read Amazon reviews that criticized this book as being too simplistic, but I completely disagree. This book is really powerful, and it will make you think about your life and what you are doing with it. Brendon is releasing a new version this year for the 10th anniversary, and I look forward to reading that version soon!

 Book I’m reading next week: Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson. This book by the creators of 37 Signals supposedly turns business principles on their head. I use Basecamp and Highrise, so I am excited to read their ideas.

This should be no surprise: Ask Well: Is Lying Down as Bad for You as Sitting? by Gretchen Reynolds in The New York Times

I need to try these tips: 4 Habits That Will Give You a Better Night’s Sleep by Lisa Bryan in PopSugar.com

Youth Sports
Interesting perspective…What do you think about his idea? Dr. Bennet Omalu: Wait until age 18 to play risky sports in ESPN

We must encourage kids to get exercise after school, with either sports or play: Most Teens’ Physical Activity Occurs at School by Tara Haelle in WebMD

Social Media and Communication
If you are going to write articles or create videos, you might as well tell people about them. Here are some thoughts on how you can promoteIcons cube it: 28 Super Easy Tips on How to Promote Your Content by Brooke B. Sellas in BusinessGrow.com

Great tips to use the blog posts, Facebook posts, tweets and more that created a lot of engagement months and years ago: How to Extend the Life of Your Social Media Content by Daniel Kushner in Social Media Examiner

Productivity and Self Improvement
Great article on the power of stress: Don’t Fall to your Stress (or Death!) by Darren Hardy in DarrenHardy.success.com

I bet it has been years for me: When Did You Last Have 48 Hours Alone? by Wendy Sue Swanson in SeattleMamaDoc.seattlechildrens.org

Did you like one of these articles or books? Do you have any others to share? I’d love to hear your thoughts below!

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