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Day: January 24, 2013

The Toes Know

The Toes Know

I have been thinking a lot about feet lately. Mine have felt a little cramped. I’m longing for summer sandals, or at least sockless freedom around the house. I like to cycle, ski, and hike, all activities that require closed-toe, sometimes snug, footwear. My grandmother had bunions so severe that they scared me as a child. I thought that my own genetics might make bunions and hammertoes magically appear one day. Nothing I could do about it: one day I would wake up with feet so twisted, I’d need surgery. So should I just sit around and wait for those lumpy indignities to appear?

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Willpower: easier than you think!

Willpower: easier than you think!

“I can resist anything except temptation.” Oscar Wilde

“I really want to get in shape this year – that’s my New Year’s resolution.”

“Isn’t that the same resolution you had last year?”

“Yeah, but this year, I am really going to do it.”

How will you do it? Learn to use pessimism and 5 other surprising tips to increase your willpower.

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