Everything you want is on the other side of hard work.

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We are living in a society of shortcuts, hacks and quick fixes. All I have to do is look at the ads that fill our newsfeeds and commercials on the television, to see that. It appears that everyone is looking for a shortcut in order to be able to have their goals met and it’s no wonder because all we’re …

Use Your Disappointment

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Disappointment can be a gift… Really? I read this great post recently and I thought I would share my spin on it with you. “The Gift of disappointment is to bring us into alignment with reality.” Have you ever thought about disappointment? It sounds like it’s a bad thing, right? What if we were to think of it as a …

Not Everyone Works With a Personal Trainer for the Same Reasons

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The reasons to seek help from a personal trainer are different for everyone. How I train people will depend on why they’re coming to me. Each person’s goals are different and the things that THEY need to work on to reach their goals is going to be different from the next person. Not everyone needs to lose weight. Sometimes people …

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Go Ahead – Take That First Step

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  Learning anything takes time, patience and practice.  Too often, we have such high expectations of ourselves that we have a tendency to beat ourselves up for not being able to do something on the first try or the way we’d like to. Do you remember learning how to walk? Maybe not. But I bet you’ve seen a child learn …

You set your limits. How high are they going to be?

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I learned some fabulous things over my holidays and I want to share them with you. The Climb On the last day of my vacation, before I was going to fly home, I climbed a mountain. It was 2300 meters high and it was a ‘scramble’ for about 90% of it. If you’re not familiar with scramble climbing, it means …

The Journey of Personal Growth

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In this world of email and social media, we’ve become accustomed to receiving things instantaneously, instead of having to wait. Sometimes, when we have to wait for something, it can make us anxious and impatient. As we head into the Christmas season and the start of a New Year, it’s natural to pause and consider what was – and what …

Change your mindset and reach your goals

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What sort of stories to you tell yourself? Our mind is so powerful that it will do whatever we tell it to. Really, it will. So what sort of things are we telling it? Are we victims of circumstance and just dealing with everything life throws at us or are survivors conquering everything in our paths learning as we go …