Overcoming Scary Activities

You can overcome fear “Do something every day that scares you.” This quote is usually attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt. There doesn’t seem to be any evidence to support that, but whoever said it was onto something. Overcoming fear is good for the body and the mind....

Can You Feel Your Heartbeat?

Self awareness is often overlooked Let’s start with an activity. Without touching yourself directly, try to feel your heartbeat in your body. It doesn’t matter where you notice it, but see if you can detect your pulse somewhere. Did you find it? Where did you notice...

Progress Is Rarely Linear

Don’t schedule your progress One of the first questions I always get from people working towards a goal associated with their body is, “How long is it going to take?” It doesn’t matter if it’s a fat loss goal, a strength goal, or a health goal. Everyone wants a...

Reach Your Goal? Now What?

Reaching major goals isn’t always what you think it will be This past week I hit a strength goal that I’ve been working towards for over 6 years. I hadn’t planned to test where I was until the day of and I wasn’t feeling amazing. I really didn’t expect to make the...