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How To Stop Giving Up

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This past weekend, I shared a really personal bit of audio from ASCEND Nashville last year about why I didn't give up on my body even when I stopped getting results. I talk candidly about the trials of the last couple years - illness, moving, heartbreak, divorce & beyond - and what kept me committed to self-care when life was really, really hard & my body wasn't responding. I can't tell ...Read More

One Question That Guides My Choices

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I'm going through a really cool activity with my Primal Potential Masters Club right now. Every month we read a book together and most months we have a challenge or activity that helps us create our best, happiest, healthiest life. I won't bore you with the details of our challenge this month, but I will share my draft of something I created for it. If you'd rather listen to this ...Read More

377: Destructive Impact of Overthinking

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Progress stems from what you do. Change requires action yet most of us spend most of our time in thought. In today's episode we're talking about the destructive impact of overthinking. You do not need to learn from your theoretic strategy - you will learn from your actual strategy. When you aren't sure what to do, simplify your thought process, pick the choice that is most likely to help you ...Read More

Lies That Hold You Hostage

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Yesterday I posted a quote on Instagram that probably makes people nod & agree, but that's not enough. That's really, really not enough. This quote should change you. It should move you to action. It should prompt you to sit down and ask yourself, "what are the lies that are holding me hostage?" (If you'd rather listen to this blog post than read it, please click here to listen on ...Read More

375: Moving From Intention To Execution

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The way we think about & approach fat loss is a problem. When we focus too much on the overall strategy and not enough on the daily strategy, a few things happens: We can undervalue the importance of today because there is no immediacy to the macro view We can overwhelm ourselves because we're looking at all the work that needs to be done & all the changes that need ...Read More

Positivity Pledge

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What we achieve, or fail to achieve, depends largely on our attitude & mindset. That's why I created a positivity pledge for everyone who attended ASCEND Nashville back in 2016. As I get prepared for a life-changing weekend at ASCEND Boston in November, I was going back through the workbook from last year. One of the first pages is the positivity pledge & I thought I'd share it with you. ...Read More

Action is the Antidote

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Sometimes I'm in a funk. Whether it's hormones, circumstances, fatigue, my own negative thoughts or a combination, the funk feels very real. In the past, I'd let the funk win. It would suck me in, I'd feed into it with my thoughts, words & actions and it would become quite powerful (read: destructive). I felt like I was a victim of the funk. It felt paralyzing - like the funk ...Read More

Action Creates Peace

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So much wisdom coming from my Masters Club this morning! I logged in to our group this morning, like I always do and there was a clear theme coming through... If you'd rather listen to this blog than read it, click here to listen on Anchor. The theme is: action creates peace.  We spend so much time thinking and not nearly enough doing. We're thinking about what we did wrong, ...Read More

Reacting To Frustration

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We all have those days when we feel frustrated. Maybe we had a setback or we aren't seeing the results we think we should. How do you react to frustration? If you'd rather listen to this blog than read it, click here to listen on my Anchor channel. You expected to lose weight but you didn't. How do you react? You thought you'd crush the workout and you struggled the ...Read More

368: Easing Off Isn’t Easier

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Today's episode might feel like tough love & you're not going to want to miss it. Do you talk yourself into "easing off" because it feels easier? Do you allow stress & emotion to justify not taking great care of yourself? This episode is straight truth & fire about emotion, excuses, circumstances and growth. I think you're going to love it! Listen Now Download Episode Resources: Chasing Excellence by Ben Bergeron ...Read More