#46 Slow Dance

Have you ever watched kids On a merry-go-round? Or listened to the rain Slapping on the ground? Ever followed a butterfly's erratic flight? Or gazed at the sun into the fading night? You better slow down. Don't dance so fast. Time is short. The music won't last. Do you run through each day On the …

#41 Back to the Basics (What I’ve learned being a trainer Pt. 8)

In my years as a trainer & coach, the greatest lesson of them all may be the importance of the fundamentals/basics.  Kobe Bryant, one of the greatest basketball players of all time, said “Why do you think I’m the best player in the world? Because I never ever get bored with the basics.” He was known as …

#40 Quote of the Week (10)

"Measurement is the first step that leads to control and eventually to improvement.  If you can't measure something, you can't understand it.  If you can't understand it, you can't control it.  If you can't control it, you can't improve it." -H. James Harrington   I don't think we need to measure everything.  With that said, …

#34 Impossible (What I’ve learned being a trainer Pt. 6)

We are so obsessed with this idea of perfection.  The perfect house. The perfect job/career.  The perfect diet. The perfect life.  It all sounds amazing.  However, what does that even mean? We all have these goals, some small, some grand, some short-term, some long-term.  As a coach, I've seen goals from clients, colleagues, and even myself …

#33 Love yourself

We've all heard this quote, "it's all about perspective."  Unfortunately, the perspective we are ingrained to take isn't of our own but rather of others.  We end up comparing everything we say & do to others' views & standards. We often live for people's approval and acceptance, and such perspective is so common in the …