Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion. -Jim Rohn Affirmations are positive, affirming statements that one may say to oneself repeatedly, almost like a mantra. An affirmation may seem like a magic spell that must be chanted at certain times of day to bring about self-improvement.. While I do feel they are magical and… Continue reading Functions of Affirmations
As always, I’m working on my positivity and “happy levels”. This looks like practicing gratitude, mindfulness, looking at the bright side of things, and obviously avoiding unnecessary conflict. As a result, Most of my interactions are neutral if not positive. But what do I do when someone purposely sabotages that? It’s not like getting cut… Continue reading Why are some people mean? How to deal with them?
This post is about my “takeways” from the book, The Secret by Rhonda Byrne. First, I will tell you what “the Secret” is: the Law of Attraction. I guess “The Secret” is Byrne’s hip way of terming this concept. The Law of Attraction can be identified with the phrases “thoughts become things” and “like attracts like”.… Continue reading What I think about The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
You know that moment when you see something so beautiful and so mesmerizing that you’re awestruck and speechless? Like a striking sunrise, an amazing structure (natural or man-made), or someone you love but haven’t seen in a while? In moments like that, you are fully present. In “the Now”. -brittany I finally finished reading “The Power… Continue reading Review & Quotes: The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
We know the gym is the like the capital of the fitness world. Its dominated by fit people, and its where people go to get fit. Its the resource for exercise of all types: cardio, strength training, and group classes. It houses machines, free weights, cables, bands, mats, bars, benches…all that stuff to support your… Continue reading Getting Fit Sans Gym
The gym can be intimidating, especially the weight room and especially for females. Typically dominated by grunting individuals, who walk around with an overwhelming confidence. It can make you feel small, un-belonging, and like you’re doing everything wrong. But nothing should stop you from going there and getting a great workout. Here are my tips… Continue reading Five Tips to Be More Confident at the Gym
Sure I enjoy personal training, and want to give people (especially my family/friends) the tools and knowledge to be successful in their fitness journey. And now that I’m without a job (post-graduate transition), I’m eager for a chance to train/work with someone. I was briefly tempted to offer training as a gift for Christmas. And, someone… Continue reading I Won’t Train for Free