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How To Gain Strength Lightning Fast With Drop Sets

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How To Gain Strength Lightning Fast With Drop Sets

Introduction Why did I sign up for this? Why am I STILL squatting? I can’t do one – more – rep! 2 days later… Why am I still SO sore? I can barely walk. 2 weeks later… Why drop sets WHY? 2 months later… Why does my butt look so…good 🙂 What’s a drop set?…

How to Quickly Create a Clean Slate and Growth Mindset

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How to Quickly Create a Clean Slate and Growth Mindset

Introduction  I love this quote.  It reminds me that you can create a clean slate any day.  Every day is a new chance to practice becoming better.  We are not tied to the chains of our past.  We are who we decide to be today.  Not feeling that same freedom of mind?  Dig deeper by…

Two Clarifying Methods for Mitigating Life Complexity

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Two Clarifying Methods for Mitigating Life Complexity

Life Complexity Video When was the last time life felt like your balloon was ready to burst?  How did you let air out of your balloon? This two-minute video explains the bulk of mental illness symptoms as overwhelming life complexity using the balloon metaphor.  Watch for a simple explanation of a complicated topic affecting roughly…

10 Simple Questions to Attack a New Goal

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10 Simple Questions to Attack a New Goal

Introduction How to Fail in the New Year offered a quick recap of the typical progression of a person with a New Year’s Resolution.  The light at the end of the post is ten questions to create a simple plan to achieve your goal.  You don’t have to answer all the questions.  Answering several of…

How to Fail in the New Year

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How to Fail in the New Year

December 31st, .  How did I fail again this year? Hmmm.  Let me think…   Day 1 – I wrote a long list of goals. Day 2 – I created the perfect plan. Day 3 – I prepped all my meals. Day 4 – I tried that new class. Day 5 – I called that…

Negative Visualization

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Negative Visualization

Introduction These are the last words you’ll ever read.    Too dramatic?   If that were true, I’d have spent more time writing this for you.  You deserve that much.  Regardless you might appreciate these words more if they were your last.  That’s negative visualization.  You might call it “appreciating what you have” but for…

5 Power Ups to Battle Depression

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5 Power Ups to Battle Depression

Introduction After delivering the “Eyes on the Situation” speech on depression, audience members often ask “How would you help someone with depression?”  I’m not an expert.  My strategy was to try anything and everything which you can read about here if you have a half-hour.  The techniques below are my short list of methods to reduce depressive…

Create a Healthy Habit that’s easier, faster, and automatic

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Create a Healthy Habit that’s easier, faster, and automatic

Is this Video for You? What’s a habit you want to build? It could be eating, sleeping, exercise, reading, writing, learning. If you don’t have a habit you want to build, close the page now. Do you feel like developing this habit is easy? If it’s easy, again close the page. Now if you’re like…

Is this food…Good or Bad?

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Is this food…Good or Bad?

Good or Bad? Is this food ‘good’ or ‘bad’?  The food could be anything: eggs, bread, nuts, yogurt, coffee, chocolate. Good or bad?  Seems like a simple question.  When people ask me, I rarely answer.  Normally, I redirect with “What’s your goal?”  If your goal is to get stronger, eggs are a good option.  If you already…

Why shouldn’t you ‘Follow Your Passion’?

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Why shouldn’t you ‘Follow Your Passion’?

Introduction I had the opportunity to speak to 8th – 12th graders about careers and life last month at Master Charter’s Career Day and Upper Darby High’s Java Programming class.  I wasn’t sure the young men and women in the classes were paying attention until I saw the pictures.       We talked about…

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