Commit To Your Art

Pencil-art

As I look around my front sunroom and see the many antique ornaments collecting dusts it reminds me of all the art projects I have started and, instead of finishing, put up on the shelf. There are dusty beginnings patiently waiting for me to pick them up, wipe them off, and polish to completion. I […]

Book Review on “The War of Art” By Steven Pressfield + Author Q & A

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It took me three months to read a book about resistance. Yes, my hand did hurt when the cookie jar slammed shut. But oh, the lessons learned were so worthwhile. The force behind the jar? A free copy of Steven Pressfield’s The War of Art. I received a copy to review in October and I eagerly placed […]

The Skinny On Triceps

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Working the triceps is a key component for any well-rounded exercise routine. Over the years I have accumulated hours upon hours of weight training specifically for my triceps. Between push ups, rope pushdowns, lying barbell triceps extensions, and more, I was wasting a lot of time when I should have been concentrating on the three […]

Moving Beyond “I Am Not Good Enough”

Real-Freedom

For as long as I can remember I have been a driven person. Business is my name and it is also my game. Anytime an endeavor started to become routine or dull, I would immediately add something new and exciting to my plate. The madness never stopped. It felt great to always be accomplishing something […]

Each Morning Is A Blank Slate

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Starting out each morning with a blank slate feels good for everyone. We literally have the opportunity everyday to be a new version of ourselves. Although the past creates a valuable discernment in the present, we are able to live a new way each day. If I begin to focus on yesterdays failures and sorrows, […]

Yoga Pose Of The Month: Ustrasana Camel Pose

Ustrasna–Camel-yoga-Pose

When done with correct alignment, this heart opener encourages a healthy spine. Recharge your battery and take the courage to go backwards when you practice camel pose. Benefits: Flexibility of spine Strengthens inner thighs Opens front side of body Stretches the neck Builds Courage *Start kneeling with a block between your knees and your hands […]

Getting Back to Your Workouts

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Getting back on track isn’t always the easiest thing when it comes to a workout regimen. I know for me, if I take so much as a week off it is hard to get back into the swing of things. If I take three days off jogging, it’s back to square one. If I don’t […]

Support And Nonsupport

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The people that support us most or least becomes obvious at different times in our lives. Due to differing circumstances and personal biases, sometimes the people that loves us the most have the hardest time supporting our major growth endeavors that involve risk or change. Being unsupported can show up in our friends, family, and […]