PiYo Sweat Therapy

When it comes to bending myself into a yoga pretzel to meditative music and a soft, calming voice, I can't help but think, I could be taking a nap right now. I keep trying to make yoga something I love, since flexibility is a key factor in overall physical health, but good lord it's boring. So, between trying [...]

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Interest vs. Commitment

"There's a different between interest and commitment. When you're interested in something, you only do it when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results." Kenneth Blanchard Committing to making a change is tough, and I'm convinced that you're only going to be successful if it's really what you want - [...]

What Others See

Have you ever been motivated to make a change in your life because of something someone said about you? Others' impression of you and who you are can be really motivating - or discouraging. For example, I have a person in my life who, in most ways, is incredibly supportive. This person is also incredibly honest. Sounds [...]

Not Obsessed, Just Dedicated

I've been on the diet and exercise roller coaster so many times, I can't really count. But there are definitely the periods of time that stand out - one in particular. I remember it clearly because when I talk to my mom about this point in time, she describes me as "obsessed." I don't remember [...]

Live to Inspire

Lately, there's been this perfect storm of dissatisfaction and frustration at work, and I've been dealing with it through exercise and fitness goals. (My go-to coping strategy used to be beer, so this is a big deal for me.) Without a doubt, I'm happier when I'm focusing on health and fitness. Then last week, while I [...]