Two Reasons To Start Traveling Right Now

Reading Time: 2 minutes I was having a great conversation with a few passionate travelers recently, and we were talking about the importance of traveling. Travel, particularly international travel, is something everyone should get to experience at least once. Set aside the food, sights, and excursions for a moment. The argument I’m making for travel goes a bit deeper…

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What Can Harry Potter Teach You About The Wizarding World of Fitness?

Reading Time: 12 minutes The hero’s journey is a tale as old as time. You can see it in just about any story we share with others, from movies (Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of The Rings, etc.) to television series and books.  While the details are different from story to story, the foundation is exactly the same in…

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The Friendship Formula: The Psychology of Connection

Reading Time: 9 minutes Our relationships with others—our friends, family, and significant others—give our life its greatest moments and sense of purpose. However, as an adult, do you actually know how to make new friends? As we grow into adulthood, and periodically throughout our life, we go through periods of “friendship pruning.” We begin to recognize that some of…

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A Harsh Truth About The Reality of Living A Healthy Life In Today’s World

Reading Time: < 1 minute A harsh truth about the reality of living a healthy life in today’s world…

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Paper or Plastic: An Unlikely Lesson In Compassion

Reading Time: < 1 minute How did a simple grocery store visit fundamentally shift my own views on the importance of having compassion?

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The $1.6 Billion Question

Reading Time: 4 minutes What would you change about your life if you won $1.6 billion?

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Will I Ever Enjoy Exercise?

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’ve just begun my fitness program and I’m dying to know, will I ever actually enjoy exercise?

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Wiped Clean: Using COVID-19 To Kickstart Your Fitness Program

Reading Time: 4 minutes COVID-19 has changed our world almost overnight. The routine business of our lives has been disrupted. We long for the days of visiting friends for coffee, a nice dinner out with our significant other, and even mundane tasks like running errands or going to work. But this disruption can also be positive.

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5 Lessons From One of Life’s Hardest Teachers

Reading Time: 6 minutes It’s virtually impossible for me to comprehend a more vicious and devastating blow than hearing the words “you have cancer.” It knocks the air out of your body faster than a Roy Jones Jr body shot. Trials in life come in varying speeds and intensities. While I can’t say I’ve experienced all of the life-altering…

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Herd Mentality: How Easily Can Your Friends Sabotage Your Fitness Plan?

Reading Time: 6 minutes How easily could your friends sabotage your fitness plan? Find out how to bulletproof yourself from bad influence.

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Stop Relying On Motivation, They Say.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Motivation gets a bad reputation for being temporary. Here’s the case for giving it another chance.

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3 Signs Your Weight Loss Is Temporary

Reading Time: 2 minutes You’ve worked hard and lost weight. How can you tell if you’re setup to gain it all back? Here are three signs your weight loss might be temporary.

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The 5 Gatekeepers Holding You Prisoner To Your Comfort Zone

Reading Time: 8 minutes Wondering why you have such a hard time achieving goals you set for yourself? Confused as to why change seems so difficult? This article examines the five gatekeepers you have to address in order to accomplish your goals.

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Pain, Adventure, & The Mundane: The Identity Shaping Power of Our Experiences

Reading Time: 8 minutes Research suggests that experiences, not material goods, are the key to happiness. They provide a more lasting form of happiness and, as we’ll see in this article, play a key role in shaping our identity.

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Does Choosing Salads Lead To Eating More Cookies?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Are your healthy decisions throughout the day, choosing a healthy option at lunch or making time for the gym, actually backfiring and causing you to be more unhealthy? Find out how you can combat the desire to reward yourself with the bad stuff.

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