I was coaching one of my clients recently on a TEDx speech she has coming up. She was expressing what a challenge it was to calm her mind and not think about 100 other things during her rehearsals.
This weekend I participated in my second CrossFit competition. It helped to have familiarity with the workout ahead of time yet on the day of the competition, my nerves and adrenaline ended up playing a serious tug of war with each other. However, I knew there was no turning back.
Today I had a DXA body scan because I am fascinated with data. The numbers provide a baseline initially and will show me if the experiments I am doing are helping or hindering my success. The data serves as a numeric version of a before and after photo.
In December 2014, I decided to face something that terrified me. I had a sincere admiration for other people who did this. I even went out of my way for years to watch them and study them, especially when I traveled to New York City.
When I turned 40, I celebrated by breaking 40 boards with my bare hands, elbows, knees and feet. Why would that be the perfect way to commemorate the occasion? I was inspired.
When setting goals of any kind, it is critical to strategically plan how you are going to celebrate when you reach that milestone. Goals without celebration are like strategy without execution.
Imagine where you would be right now if you had taken action and started something you really wanted to begin a year ago and kept at it until today. In business we have opportunities all around us and it’s hard to know what to say to and what to pass on. One technique I use to determine if something is worthy is to decide the overall impact it will have.
We all want to experience success. It’s interesting that no two people will define success exactly the same way. Learn the Secrets to Total Life Success and then define it on your own terms.
When you name your year, it’s kind of like assigning your year a superpower. In fact you are creating a superhero persona that you will step into every day. Once you decide on a theme for this year, every day every decision you make can be tested against that theme. It can serve as a guiding force and can help you streamline your decisions.
For me, 2015 is The Year of the Badass.
As an athlete, it has been pounded into me that consistency is of utmost importance. If I wanted to be the best softball pitcher, I had to practice a lot over a long period of time (years and years) in order to achieve the results I was striving for. From a nutrition perspective, I’ve learned the hard way that in …
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