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3 months

My transition into CrossFit has been interesting and exciting.  The perfectionist in me has such high expectations, high standards, and a relentless drive to not only succeed but excel.  The 20 years of bodybuilding I once loved and adored have made this transition very challenging… I have a lot of stiff muscles and joints with […]

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Be A Leader

Instead of playing “Follow The Leader” what many people play is “Follow The Follower”… Unknowingly.  Don’t be afraid to be different, be bold, be unique, and think for yourself…. Please watch this video just over 1 minute long, from Earl Nightingale, which summarizes exactly what I am talking about:

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why do you do what you do?

Ask yourself this question…. “Why am I doing this?”  It can be during your workout, during your commute to work, or even in the am when you are preparing for your day.  Be honest with yourself and get to the bottom of things. Always ask “WHY”

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heart

Play the video below… and when you do, turn it up loud and close your eyes… Something about the sounds of the waves crashing on the shores, kids playing in the distance, and the melody slowly creeping in, just puts a huge smile on my face. I feel at peace.  I feel centered.  I feel […]

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I Will…

Below are 6 affirmations I read aloud to myself each morning, with my right hand on my heart.  These were written by Lee Harris, someone I look to for guidance and words of wisdom on a regular basis.  I have found these affirmations to be very helpful in clearing my mind and starting the day […]

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Smell the Roses

We live in an age of instant gratification.  Phone calls are now text messages, which frustrates me beyond belief, and the entire concept of having open communication is rare.  I am guilty of having my phone in my hand and being hypnotized by the screen, but there are times when I barely glance at it. […]

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Stop Waiting

When opportunity knocks, do you sit back and wait… make sure it’s the right fit or the right time? Really?  How sad for you if you do that.  You’re missing out!  When something amazing crosses your path, don’t let the fear of the unknown stop you… go for it. If you fail, at least you […]

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You’re Worth It

Know your worth… Always, at all times, know your worth.  Don’t let anyone, not your mother, not your father, or your teacher, boss, or anyone else make you feel inferior or worthless.  No matter what words may pass in dialogue, do not allow them to enter your ears or seep into your brain… block them […]

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Happy Heart

Complete this sentence… “I am happiest when I am….” Ok, you think this is silly? Well, it’s not.  This is a moment for you to be REAL with yourself.  What makes you happiest?  I’ll start… I AM HAPPIEST WHEN I AM DANCING.  With no hesitation, I can complete this statement with confidence.  Dancing is my […]

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Listen

It is so refreshing to speak with someone that listens… someone whose eyes are focused intently on yours when you speak and he or she is listening.  You know this person is giving you undivided attention… and of course, you do the same in return. When you allow a person to finish his or her […]