Dare to be free?

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Beauty in the mountains, beauty in the sky, the teachings of such,  are here where they lie. If you listen closely,  you can hear it clear, within their silence,  freedom is near. Come back to this place,  to quiet the mind, over and over until, silence you find. Obviously I want you to interpret this…

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Life Should Be Fun And If It Isn’t, Change It Until It Is

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The following post is a guest post by Colin Stuckert, co-owner of The Training Box and Wild Foods. He is  a coach, author, food nut, fitness fiend, and pursuer of all things health, psychology and philosophy. Head on to Colin’s blog  The Gym Life  for plethora of news and articles that will inspire you to be the best version of yourself…

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Here is how to live more meaningful life today

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What would your life look like if each decision you made came from a place of conscious intention? Would you spend less time lingering online and more time outdoors? Would you slow down to connect with those around you rather than getting lost in your to-do lists? The choices we make in each moment shapes…

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The Most Effective Ways To Cultivate Gratitude

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Are you a natural pessimist? Take heart: The benefits of gratitude aren’t only available to people with a naturally grateful disposition. Instead, feeling grateful is a skill we can develop with practice, reaping its rewards along the way. Here are some of the most effective ways to cultivate gratitude, according to research. Keep a gratitude…

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Why Do We Limit Ourselves?

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Sometimes I wonder why we willingly settle for less when we’re being offered more. Why do people not have drive and passion for more? We often dream and say we want it… but are too afraid to take the action. Why because we feel it’s easier not to try or fail? When think about it…

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Top 5 Time-Saving Tips for Healthy Eating

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One of the obstacle I come across from clients when it comes to adapting healthy habits is “not enough time” . With statements like: I’m too busy to cook! I have no time to prepare meals! I am lost in the kitchen! If you identify with any of these messages, read on. Shannon from The Glowing…

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7 Steps To Healthy and Enjoyable Holidays

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Yes! You are on the roll, dedicated to healthy eating, regularly making the time to workout and starting to experience the positive changes in your life. It feels good and you crave it now. It’s becoming part of your life. It truly feels good 🙂 And then along comes Christmas… You’re getting together with family,…

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Do You Realize What Difference You Can Make?

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  Today feels like a good day for a story. Get comfortable here we go…  A man is taking a Sunday late afternoon walk on the beach hoping to get some inspiration for the busy week ahead when in the distance he sees a small figure dancing back and forward on the sand. He is intrigued. He keeps…

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Be Vulnerable…

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  I wanted to share with you a poem I wrote during my recent visit to India. I think it is self explanatory – however if not… what I am trying to express is how beautiful it is when people are them self and completely open and vulnerable. When one has let the ego, thoughts, attachments etc. all…

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Lessons Life Has To Offer…

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“Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know.” ~ Pema Chödrön I think there are teachings all around us – nature, connections and interactions with people … Everything we encounter – If we are willing to notice them. With that said when I stumbled upon this quote I interpreted it…

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A simple tip to connect with the present moment

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As we rip through society our senses are exposed to so much we become unaware of half of it. Recently while home visiting my 15month old nephew, Hunter. He continuously reminds me of the importance of being present. I’ll try to explain to you the best way I can on how I truly remain present…

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Are You Making This Self-Sabotaging Mistake?

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I love meeting new clients and hearing their story and what brought them to the fitness world. During a consultation the other day with a new client,  I realized how much pressure and expectations we put on ourselves. My new client was telling me how she prefers to workout in her own home alone. She has…

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Awesome Video – 40 Year Old Vegan

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Hey guys! Okay so I love when random things come my way. Especially those that make me either laugh or smile, or both! And well this was one of them… I just got a message from this guy from Toronto who created this awesome rap video about being vegan – I have to share it!…

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Busting 9 Myths About Vegetarian Diets

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  Today’s topic is: “Things you hear about vegetarianism that are just plain wrong!” Through our recent survey, we found out that many readers of our blog and listeners of our podcast are non-vegetarians who lean towards eating mostly plants. If you are one of them and thinking about making a full switch to plant…

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