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…

GPF: “That Dark Place” [360]

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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 originally…

2 Tips For Better Communication [358]

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If you want to build quality relationships with people, you’ll want them to feel comfortable coming to you for advice or support. As a coach, it’s imperative that you can be trusted and easy to talk to. Remember, someone might be…

When Being Defiant Can Actually Help [357]

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Some people, like myself, prefer not to FIGHT emotions like fear, anxiety or stress. I typically choose to embrace what I’m feeling, figure out why, and then be okay with it. Then, I focus on controlling what I can to keep…

GPF: A Boating Mindset [356]

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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 originally…

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