Drum Corps · health · Lifestyle · Prudenfit

The Tour Body: What It Is and How to Stay Fit After Tour

In this blog post I’ll be talking about the iconic drum corps “tour body” that people come home with after their summer at DCI. Basically explaining what it is, and how you can “keep” or improve upon it. At the end of this post I’ve also included some exercise and nutrition ideas, so you’re not… Continue reading The Tour Body: What It Is and How to Stay Fit After Tour

health · Lifestyle · Prudenfit

Emotions as Motivation for Your Fitness Goals

I’m not sure how to title this honestly,  but in this blog post I’m writing about why emotions are powerful tools for goal setting&reaching, and how to cultivate the feelings to fuel your journey even when you don’t feel like it. First, I want to talk about goal setting. I don’t think it’s powerful enough… Continue reading Emotions as Motivation for Your Fitness Goals

health · Lifestyle

Functions of Affirmations

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

Lifestyle

Why are some people mean? How to deal with them?

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?

books · Lifestyle

Notes from “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill

Think and Grow Rich is one of those books that gets constantly recommended to me directly or by indirect suggestion. It’s on all the lists of books to read, in the context of personal growth or tips for success. I’d say it was one of those books that I was going to read no matter… Continue reading Notes from “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill

Lifestyle

New, Simple Habits that Significantly Improve my Day

Since the semester has started, I’ve picked up and developed a couple of activities. I think these activities are small and simple, but I’ve literally seen significant improvements in my daily life. I’m not entirely sure of the mechanisms for why these are so awesome, but I’m loving the effects! So, I’m gonna keep them.… Continue reading New, Simple Habits that Significantly Improve my Day