Be a Warrior Not a Worrier

Be a warrior not a worrier.  I saw this on a friend’s instagram feed this morning, and it landed so perfectly. I am a worrier, and it’s kept me from doing a lot of things in the past. I tend to worry about everything. What people will think, am I doing a good enough...

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The Future is Bright

It feels good to be able to do what you want.  Seven years ago I was recovering from a broken foot, leaving the comfort of a good full time job, and working on opening a gym. Here I am hobbling and doing the first ring muscle up in the gym back then: Sometimes I wish...

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Checking in with Empathy

Hey. It’s been a while. I thought I’d check in. They used to say “the world is going to hell in a handbasket.” Today’s version of that might be “the entire world is a dumpster fire.” That might be true to a certain extent, but I want to believe that most people fall...

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Grief

Grief. Google tells me that it means "deep sorrow, especially that caused by someone's death." It can also mean "trouble or annoyance." 2019 seems to have served up a heaping helping of grief. It has also, at least for me, served up a little bit of trauma and some...

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