Humility, by definition, means "freedom from pride or arrogance"... also "a modest view of one's own importance".* Let me preface this blog post by saying that a lot of the pages I follow are fitness related - the fitness industry is known for being self-centered and obsessed with perfection and being numero uno.
Good news! You burn calories just by being alive... so even in your sleep, your body is working away to use those tacos you love for fuel. The baseline amount of calories that your body burns at rest (aka existing) is called your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR). If you are actively trying to lose, gain,... Continue Reading →
In a growth mindset, challenges are exciting rather than threatening. So rather than thinking, oh I'm going to reveal my weaknesses, you say, wow here's a chance to grow. --Carol Dweck Physical growth, especially during childhood, is fast and effortless. A typical newborn weighs 6 to 8 lbs at birth, and by 6 months of... Continue Reading →
On the spectrum of adopting new technologies, products, or ideas, there are innovators and what they call "laggards". For purposes of this blog, I prefer to call them "Old Schoolers". I don't like the term laggard because it implies that they are dragging their feet - when in fact doing things the traditional way can... Continue Reading →
You are not a one dimensional human being. You are not your social media etiquette, a picture, a few things said under stress or through misunderstanding. You are much more. You are a fearless and wonderful soul who loves greatly. The people that matter are the ones that see all the dimensions of your soul,... Continue Reading →
Doing 'whatever it takes' is often praised as the highest level of determination and a mindset many people try emulate... don't get me wrong, I've said it, and the Imagine Dragons song gets stuck in my head as much as the next person's. I think we need to really examine this approach however, especially when it comes to your physical and emotional health.
My strength comes from knowing I have the ability to do anything; my weakness comes from the desire to do it all at once. I thought that I was a patient person - I've been working in some sort of customer service my entire adult life. I've been transforming my body naturally through clean eating... Continue Reading →
They're everywhere... new fads or trends that can miraculously help you lose weight, inches, toxins, make your skin glow and give you all kinds of energy! Most of these, I might add, you can do and see amazing results without ever exercising or even going for a walk! .... Because the last thing we as... Continue Reading →