The Limiting Beliefs that Hold You Back

We all have a narrative we tell ourselves that helps us define who we are, what we do and do not do and generally shapes our reality. This narrative forms our perception of self and the world we live in. We base our decisions, actions and attitudes on this narrative,…
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The Truth About Athletes and Fitness Freaks (The Truth Shall Set You Free)

There is this image of athletes and the hard-core gym goers, that we operate machine-like in our dedication and commitment to fitness. We spring out of bed in the morning, whistle as we head downstairs for a pre-workout snack and then out the door to the gym. Our training sessions…
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Are You Youer Than You or Living Untrue?

Every day we are bombarded with advertisements, social cues, communications and propoganda telling us how to live our lives.  It can make your head spin trying to look back at your life and trying to decipher which decisions you made genuinely because it felt right to you and the decisions…
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The Secret to Happiness, According to a Monk

There is a story of a young novice asking a monk the secret to happiness, to which the monk replies, "when I walk, I walk. When I eat, I eat. When I sleep, I sleep". In other words, happiness is found by living in the present moment. Lately I have been…
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One Thing You Need to Know Before Committing to That Resolution

January is that time of year when everyone feels energized by the possibilities of new beginnings. With another year successfully (hopefully) in the books, we are taking stock of our experiences, looking at what worked and what didn't and making plans for how we want to make this upcoming year…
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You Reap What You Sow

If you plant a tulip bulb, a tulip will grow. Similarly, if you are planting seeds of joy, joy will grow. What you experience in this life is more often than not, a result of the seeds you have sown. If you are feeling discontent, melancholy,or unsatisfied, I ask you to…
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Embrace the Season, Enjoy the Journey

On my sixteenth birthday I was infuriated with myself for having allowed my life to advance thus far without accomplishing anything significant. I know this sounds a little ridiculous but I had dreamed of being an Olympic figure skater and I knew that having not accomplished it by then, I…
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Training with Soul

Have you ever considered why you are sweating it out every day and eating nutritiously. I feel most of us in the gym are going through the motions. We workout, we do our cardio, we eat good food 80% of the time because we feel it's something we should do.…
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Day by Day a Life is Made

Your life is a culmination of your days, your days a result of how you spend your hours and your hours are nothing more than all of your moments summed. This moment, this moment right now is your life. Each minute is your life in miniature. What are you doing…
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Mindful Eating (Eating Your Way to Health and Happiness)

Eating is about more than putting food into your mouth to cease the growling in your stomach. It is a demonstration of love for your body. It is an opportunity to nourish yourself, giving your body the strength and energy it requires to meet the demands you put on it…
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