I've been thinking back on the years I spent bodybuilding and my upcoming powerlifting meet. For one passion, I spent the majority of my time trying to prove people wrong. And for the other, proving people right. The difference in mindset is staggering and so have been my results. As many fans of the fitness... Continue Reading →
When I completed my first marathon, I thought: I'm going to get a tattoo to honor this. Completing a full marathon was a 'Bucket List' item I had set for myself and accomplished in my early twenties. I never did get that tattoo and I'm glad I didn't - not because I think it was... 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 →
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 →
Clarify your purpose. What is the why behind everything you do? When we know this in life or design it is very empowering and the path is clear. -- Jack Canfield I have wanted to write a blog for a while, but I wasn't sure if anyone would care about what I had to say..... Continue Reading →