A Quick Pick-Me-Up [370]

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Life gets hectic, and it’s “easy” to put off the stuff that often matters most. Why is that? When we are feeling most “burnt out” it’s simply because we haven’t prioritized correctly and we haven’t created time for play, stillness,…

Move From Uneasy To Calm In No Time [366]

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You can learn to be kind to yourself when you’re stressed or anxious. If you’re thinking about something that is bringing about negative feelings and emotions, be quick to identify it. If you don’t want to continue feeling that way,…

Don’t Fear Change [364]

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There is often a lot of anxiety and worry leading up to a change. When things are changing, or are about to change, you might feel confused or angry. I think a lot of the anxiety happens because we don’t…

GPF: Benefits of Spontaneity [363]

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It’s “Guest Post Friday”! On Fridays, I feature thoughts from individuals who have strong input about the mental side of fitness, training and life. I select witty and honest articles, that give you practical tips and advice. This post was…

Be Careful How You Use This Word [362]

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The word “only” can be used in an optimistic, helpful way, and it can be used in a pessimistic, unhelpful manner. If you’re in the middle of a workout, and you’re trying to give it your all, you gotta be…

Shit Happens: Can You Learn From It? [361]

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Shit happens…to everyone. A lot of people get caught thinking that “bad things” don’t happen to “happy people”, or that shit is “always happening” to them. Highs and lows are a part of everyone’s life, and mistakes, tragedies and letdowns…

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