Monthly Archives: September 2011

Climbers Beware Take Care of Your Rope

Many climbers, mostly beginners, but a few who should know better, will head out this weekend to climb with a rope unfit to tie your boots to your pack. Taking care of your rope should be a priority, so listen…

The Home: Motivation and Self-Esteem. Part 2

A sense of curiosity is natural. If we as parents encourage this curiosity, it will be easier for them to ask questions and take an interest in the world around them. It’s okay for them to ask all questions, even…

The Home: Motivation and Self-Esteem. Part 1

Self-esteem is the concept we have of ourselves, the image that we form of ourselves. When we are self confident about our talents and qualities, we have good self-esteem. On the other hand, when we doubt our talents and capabilities,…

Stretching Basics

Why stretch? It is the core of any exercise program. Stretching keeps your muscles flexible and helps prevent injury. Flexibility is determined primarily by bone structure, connective tissue and surrounding muscles. Here’s what you should know.

Notes From the Teacher – Multiple Intelligences

We all want our children to ‘learn how to learn.’ In fact, the goal of cultivating a want for lifelong learning should be primary for parents. It is never too early to start. Developed in the 1980′s, Harvard Psychologist Howard…