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Got Dogs? May 30, 2012

Posted by nrhatch in Exercise & Fitness, Health & Wellness.
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My brother-in-law invented a bike tow leash for exercising the guide dogs that he and my sister raise and socialize.

Designed to prevent tipping and tangling and mangling of limbs (both yours and your pets), his bike tow leash allows you to exercise your pets at faster speeds than using your own foot power.

His invention is started to hit the airwaves, along with other cool pet products for your pampered pup:

And another segment:

If you want to combine biking with “walking the dog” . . . check out BikeTowLeash.com

Aah . . . that’s better!

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Focus on Rewards . . . not Risks May 30, 2012

Posted by nrhatch in Happiness, Less IS More, Life Balance, Mindfulness.
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When I was younger, I was “braver” . . . I didn’t envision potential pitfalls as easily.  I saw sunny skies waiting for me wherever I chose to roam.

Now, there is a weighing of risk vs. reward with even simple actions.  

I talk myself out of doing things I want to do because “it probably won’t be that great anyway.” 

I am far too focused on what I don’t want . . . with only cursory consideration given to what I do want.

Here’s to changing that habitual pattern!

Aah . . . that’s better! 

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