What’s So Important About Fitness
After checking in, he walks along the wall studying the gym’s layout. Machines, cardio equipment, dumbbells, and weight racks. Doors line the exterior walls – basketball, racquet ball, a swimming pool and cycling. People are scattered about. His eyes return to the bench press and squat racks. He doesn’t really know what to do or […]
Everyone’s walk is different. Some walk, some jog, some run, and some crawl. The point is: we’re moving forward. The mind and body are connected. In a rut? Move. Your thoughts will follow your feet. Effort speaks and momentum builds. Sometimes we need a change of scenery. A change of pace. In the home office […]
How to be a Hero
The original meaning of the word “hero” wasn’t a fierce warrior who destroyed the bad guys and saved the world. It was “protector.” The heroic ideal was someone who worked hard to develop the strength to go beyond themselves and care for others. They were motivated by their big hearts, their compassion, and their calling […]
Why Willpower Isn’t Enough
Willpower is powerful. Researchers find that someone with high willpower is twice as likely to be academically successful as someone with high intelligence. Kids with willpower go on to generally have not only more school and career success, but be healthier too. Best of all, it’s a teachable skill. But willpower is only the beginning. […]
Which Diet is the Best?
You’ve probably noticed there are dozens of diets out there. High/low carb, high/low fat, fruit based, paleo and everything in between and all of them have devoted followers who say they have transformed their bodies and health. So how can so many wildly different diets seem to work? What is the common thread that ties […]
Top 10 Tips to Transformation That Lasts (Part 2)
Last week we spent some time getting clear on our most important goal and why we value it so much – that we might be willing to go all in to get it. We cultivated our confidence, and broke our goal down into manageable chunks. Then we got honest on the price we’ll have to […]
Top 10 Tips to Transformation That Lasts (Part 1)
Make it something you value and get clear on why. Do you believe you can do it? How confident are you on a 1-10 scale? How could you fine tune the goal or get more tools to make it feel more achievable? What could get in your way? Obstacles could be external (work, family obligations, […]
What would be possible if you had total trust in your abilities and you went all in? In health, work, relationships… it’s a powerful question, because it asks, “What am I capable of?” It’s easy to let that question make us feel bad about ourselves. After all, who is really living with total confidence and […]
The Cake is a Lie.
You’d totally get the title of this post if you ever played Portal (which you definitely should if you haven’t because it’s amazing). For those of you who don’t quite get what I’m saying, “The Cake is a Lie” basically means “You are chasing after an empty, unattainable goal.” Now not to be a Debbie […]