Entries by Taylor

Free Resources During COVID-19

In a time that could ensue panic, I’m witnessing my business community and the tech world come together.  I am so incredibly proud to live and work in a city (Portland, Oregon) that is making efforts to support small businesses in this difficult time.  As we watch free offers pop up, we’ll share with you […]

Wellness at Home in the face of COVID-19

In a time unlike any other in recent memory, in the wellness space we face an extraordinary task. Among communicating critical updates, calming increasing anxieties, and maintaining day-to-day stability, a lot is being asked of our human resource teams. As meetings are cancelled, offices are closed, and workforces go remote, wellness and human resource leaders […]

5 Million Steps Through Chemo

The other day a most inspiring story came to us at Walker Tracker.  One that immediately touched the hearts of our whole team.  Mark Smith reached out to us to host a 5 million steps challenge on the Walker Tracker platform to raise money and awareness for Macmillan Cancer Support who supported his family through […]

Is Willpower A Myth?

Motivation can be fleeting at times.  Willpower?  Even worse.  The other day this article found it’s way to my inbox. Hardy makes his point, that willpower doesn’t work, quite compelling. “According to psychological research, your willpower is like a muscle. It’s a finite resource that depletes with use.” Well, about half of you are relieved.  Thank goodness, all these years […]

2018 Gift of Walking Winners!

We’re fantastically overwhelmed by all of the great submissions for the 2018 Gift of Walking Donation Program. It was a difficult decision to make, but we did it. Please join me in congratulating our winner: Community Counseling Solutions   They stood out to us for a few reasons. First, our missions are in alignment; we’re […]

A Walker Tracker Christmas Story

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the Parzybok house, not a creature was stirring, not even a kitty cat; The hiking socks were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that pedometers soon would be there! Ever wonder how it all started?  Well, I’ve enlisted some help to tell our tale.  Meet […]


The Gift of Walking

I’m thrilled to announce that Walker Tracker is now accepting nominations for the 2018 “Gift of Walking” Challenge. We’re big on walking. We’re big on challenges. We’re also big on sharing our love for physical activity + community! Help us share the love by nominating a nonprofit or spreading the word. The winner receives a […]


The Lighter Side of Thanksgiving

Welcome back, Jessica – Thanks for blogging for us again! In true Walker Tracker style, we’re happy to advocate for a balanced approach to enjoyment and wellness during the holiday.  That means spending quality time with your family, friends and community, staying active, and having a ton of fun along the way. Check out the post […]

Hiking Adventures To Promote Social Wellness

I’d like to introduce you to a company close to my heart.  We’ve known each other for 25+ years and they offered me my first job (albeit digging through boxes and boxes of files when I was 13 or so). Welcome to the show, CIDA!  CIDA just happens to be the company my father built.  […]