Archive for the ‘Motivation’ Category


Can Halloween Be Healthy?

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As a kid who grew up in a chaotic environment, joy wasn’t a word I was familiar with. In fact, things got worse as I got older, and in my early 20’s, when I encountered significant health issues, I could tell you A LOT about depression, but nothing about joy. I don’t know what’s happening in your life, so I would never presume to tell you what to do to … Continue reading “My Relationship with Joy”


Are You Getting What You DON’T Want?

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  I was recently at a Tony Robbins event, and boy was I once again blown away. Tony provided so many good take-away reminders and lessons. I do a lot to protect my energy, but I forgot about some of the activities I can do to quickly boost my energy right now no matter how up or down it seems to be. At the event I was up dancing and screaming … Continue reading “3 Tips to Skyrocket Your Energy”


How Valuable is School?

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If you find working out a drag, you might want to change your strategy. There is new evidence that shows that your attitude about exercise may actually be linked to how much benefit you receive from it. A new study suggests that when you view the time you spend being active as fun, not a chore, you’re less likely to overeat afterwards. Having Fun Makes a Difference After the walk … Continue reading “Are You Optimizing The Way You Exercise?”


4 Colorful Ways to Spice Up Your Workout

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The proof is in! In a recent study, BMC Journal found that people who eat more plant foods, such as vegetables, fruits and lean proteins, including fish, have a lower incidence of depression. Those who consume more processed foods and sugar had a higher incidence of depression. This study shows that our brains respond to what we are putting into our bodies and that we are able to change our … Continue reading “Do You Have The Burger Blues?”