My husband and I just returned from a visit to the ancient Maya city of Tikal in Guatemala. We were staying in Belize at Pook’s Hill Jungle Lodge and planning a day excursion across the boarder into Guatemala. Before we went, we were informed told us of a recent incident between the Guatemalan and Mexican drug lords — which occurred just days before we were planning on visiting the Peten [...]
LA Times Features Employers that Encourage Fitness in the Workplace. I know a company like this (ours).
Earlier this week the Los Angeles Times featured a growing trend in the workplace, where employers are encouraging their staffers to get active and get outside. Titled “Employers tell workers to get a move on” writer Olga Khazan explains that employers are starting to recognize that a typical 9 to 5, stationary, indoor work schedule may not only be unproductive to a healthy lifestyle, but may also be leading [...]
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqA1xF1WB7c] Earlier this year, I had the rare opportunity to travel with my 12-year-old daughter, Gabs, to Costa Rica. Exclusively a mother-daughter trip, all other siblings, husbands, grandparents, friends and what-have-yous were strictly instructed they were NOT invited; this was a trip just for Gabs and I. We didn’t waste a moment of our 8-days away, traveling through this beautiful country on a Beaches and Rainforest trip. We ascended to [...]
Well, we made it to our office goal of 100% perfect participation for Bike Walk Bus Week! In case you missed it, we are kicking off a Spring with a citywide celebration of healthy transportation. Businesses across town compete to see who can have the most employees commute sustainably during the week. Along with that there are several discounts and giveaways from local stores if you show up on foot, [...]