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Boulder to Florida: In Pursuit of Bird-Inspired Motivation

March 11th, 2024

pic Lenny Lensworth Frieling The Kingfisher speaks to Boulder and for itself. This seriously cute bird is a birdwatcher’s favorite. It’s easy to see why! Seeing a Kingfisher perched on a branch is truly Motivational, for Monday and for any other day. The Kingfisher, a captivating symbol of vibrancy and agility, belongs to the family Alcedinidae and is renowned for its dazzling plumage and expert fishing abilities. These birds are most commonly found near rivers, lakes, and coastal regions, making habitats rich in water their preferred domain. The Kingfisher’s distinctive features... Read More

Whatthehellasana, or How I Learned to Love Yoga

March 31st, 2015

I’m going to let you in on a little secret…when I first started yoga back in 2000, I hated it. I mean, I really despised it. What the f*#k is a Sun Salutation, and why the f*#k do I have to do so many of them? And why does that guy next to me sound like Darth Vader having an asthma attack? Why are they chanting—do they even know what they’re saying? Are we singing now? Yep, we’re singing—why are we singing? Each time I tried a class or VHS (yep, dating myself here), I finished the practice feeling dissatisfied, and even angry. I’m not sure why I stuck with it. My stubbornness is... Read More

ThrivePass: Changing the Face of Corporate Wellness

March 19th, 2015

What happens when one facet of a Boulder start-up becomes a bigger hit than expected? It expands and grows up into its very own business. That’s how ThrivePass came into existence; born from the Fitness Wishlist package and mentored by Boomtown, ThrivePass is a brand new and totally unique way to do corporate wellness. When Wishlist LLC. launched its Fitness package in October 2013, they found many of the purchasers were businesses buying the Fitness Wishlist for their employees. As time went on large companies like Vail Resorts wanted to use the Fitness Wishlist as a wellness option for their... Read More