Brain Bombs and Power

I fired off an email to a friend/mentor of mine after having an off week. In training people, it is much the same as in training yourself. There are excuses, days where you just aren't feeling it, and many, many qualifiers. Qualifiers typically go something like this: Client: "I wish I could lose weight faster. I'm working … Continue reading Brain Bombs and Power

Blue Space

Texas sure knows how to do thunder. And lightening. Sitting in the car while big 'ole fat rain pounded on the roof, I reached over to grab my phone. In line for school pick up, Facebook and a smartphone provide ample entertainment and distraction. (Yes, I was parked. No, I do not look at my … Continue reading Blue Space

Teaching Gumption

"Pull the dumbbell up like this," I told her, "as if you are pulling the cord on a lawn mower." I had borrowed this phrase from my trainer, because it accurately illustrates the movement I wanted her to perform. To this day I cannot start my lawnmower and not think of this move, and my trainer. … Continue reading Teaching Gumption

Ten Minutes and a Whole Lot of Gratitude

There's a prompt each day for random topics to discuss, and one that comes up is a ten minute free-write. Whatever we want - just type for ten minutes. No editing, no evaluating. Just sit down, and type what comes to mind. Here are ten minutes in my mind... I'm tired. But the good kind … Continue reading Ten Minutes and a Whole Lot of Gratitude

On Confidence

In the latest WordPress prompt, they ask us if we are good at what we do, and what would we like to be better at. I find it coincidental* that this subject pops up right when I've been discussing the subject of fear and confidence with a few different friends lately. Usually when things like … Continue reading On Confidence