Pay Attention- the original PATYL blog

10 Ways to Embrace Balance Every Day

1) Commit to joy

Think about what you did for fun when you were a kid and make time and space for that now. Pull over on your way home and take the swings at your local park for a spin. Go for a bike ride or shred on a skateboard. Make a pile of pillows and hide in them for a while with your favorite book. Make a point to feel the joy that doing these things brings you!

2) Eat things that are good for you

Everyone is...

Inspiration vs Motivation

by, Stephon J. Davis

A lot of people get caught up with the struggle of will power and motivation. They will go to a motivational seminar and get excited about success. They will be on fire for a short period of time and then fizzle out. The problem is motivation is temporary. Motivation gives you the what but not the why. Motivation is a good start but unless it can manifest into a burning desire, passion and enthusiasm it will not have the wings to soar.

How do you get inspired? That is...

Pay Attention to Your Run

Running is good for us. This is not news. It helps us keep our weight down, improves our cardiovascular health, and can also relieve stress. We love running so much that is has become a culture in and of itself. There are running clubs and teams and competitions. There are running races for charitable causes. There are running apps and running shoes and running shorts and running shirts and running hats. But what if we got rid of all of that? What if we took away the playlists, and mileage trackers and calorie counters, and just went on a run...

The Interconnectedness of a Burrito

A burrito really is the perfect food. A plethora of flavors and textures all rolled up into one delicious, warm, and melt-in-your-mouth tortilla makes the burrito a top choice for any meal of any day. If I had my way, I’d be inclined to eat them all of the time. I made baked burritos for dinner tonight. I eat a plant-based diet and these particular delicious burritos were filled with potatoes and beans and spinach and poblanos and onions and salsa and gratitude.


I took some time to bask in all the awesomeness of the...

Kindness = Love

by former PATYL VIP,  Kevin Martin

Why Kindness Matters

Have you ever wondered why kindness is so important? Has there ever been a time where you thought, “Why does it matter that I be kind to someone else?” In a time where positivity often takes a backseat to the negativity we hear and are presented with on a daily basis, we all tend to ask why kindness truly matters. Let’s take a look at some simple yet profound reasons why kindness is as important as it is...

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