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A Business book on effective Decision-Making techniques 

Chapter 1: Move

The Premise: Clear your mind

Technique: Exercise

The Mind and the body work together. Interchangeably, the good you do for your body affects your mind.

When working the body simple exercises to move the body (e.g. walking, running, swimming or any other natural exercises, those without equipment, are sufficient to provide a “clear the mind” opportunity.

For individuals with medical conditions, it is wise to consult your physician before beginning any physical activity. It is wise to “obtain medical clearance.”

Beginning an exercise routine is not easy; however, as you get into a routine, as a daily practice, you will see a myriad of benefits.

Benefits of physical activity:

  • Reduces stress
  • Improve metabolism
  • Eliminates depression
  • Develops confidence
  • Assists in sleeping soundly
  • Strengthens Muscles
  • Catalyst for achieving weight loss
  • Develops good posture
  • Balances both HDL and LDL cholesterol
  • Provides energy

Exercise provides the following 7 Lifestyle changes:

  • “Go the distance”: you are able to develop stamina through exercising. When you do a small activity such as surrendering the close-to- the-door parking space for a parking space further from the building, you build endurance. This is like “money in the bank.”
  • An exercise routine develops a free flow of thought process. The premise of this first chapter is “Move the body, clear the mind.”
  • Exercise grants a clear mind opening you up to experience “creativity.”
  • You can “stop and smell the roses” in your exercise routine;  allows you to experience life and appreciate your surroundings.
  • Exercise provides “freedom.” You are able to get out from behind the desk and escape from the daily grind for a moment.
  • Exercise improves the “psyche” and grants the opportunity to “socialize.”
  • Exercise provides a “sense of accomplishment.” Through participating and continuing an exercise plan, you achieve a sense of control.