The True Purpose to Being Fit and Healthy

Being physically fit is not just a way to stay healthy. It’s a way to express yourself and gain the respect of others. You don’t have to be muscular, but you should be able to do something that can impress others. Being fit allows you to continue to participate in active play Being fit allowsContinue reading “The True Purpose to Being Fit and Healthy”

Silence and Source

We live in a world where we can’t help but be influenced by other people’s opinions and ideas, leading us away from our innate guidance. It’s time for us to stop listening to others and start listening to ourselves. Listening to our inner voice requires us to be silent in order to hear it; thisContinue reading “Silence and Source”

The Loving Masculine Challenge of Lifting Heavy

In a world where most men are afraid of being seen as weak, many miss the obvious opportunity to develop inner strength. Lifting heavy objects is a powerful way to build strength and endurance, but it’s also a metaphor for how you deal with challenges in your life. By lifting something that feels difficult orContinue reading “The Loving Masculine Challenge of Lifting Heavy”

Winter Has a Tendency to Slow Things Down

Winter is an often-overlooked season. It’s not exactly inspiring, with its short days and grey skies. But winter can be incredibly uplifting — especially when you’re forced to stay indoors and find ways to keep moving your dreams forward while waiting for spring. So use this cold season as a chance to grow stronger inContinue reading “Winter Has a Tendency to Slow Things Down”

Hats Off to All Those Fighting Battles No One Knows About

The best way to describe depression and anxiety is that it’s like being stuck in the house with a storm raging outside. Your mind begins to play tricks on you, convincing you that there’s no way out of this situation—that you’ll never be able to enjoy life again. And so, you do nothing at all.Continue reading “Hats Off to All Those Fighting Battles No One Knows About”

Finding Balance as We Pursue Our Dreams

The first of the new year is a time for new beginnings, for setting goals, and for pursuing dreams. It’s exciting…and also terrifying! Sometimes it feels like we’re being pulled in every direction at once, especially when we’re trying to accomplish more than one thing (or many things) at once. But balance is key: havingContinue reading “Finding Balance as We Pursue Our Dreams”

Contemporary Gratitude

Gratitude is an important part of life. It can help us find common ground with others, as well as make us feel good about ourselves and life in general. A little bit of gratitude will help you make the most out of your life and relationships with self and others. What does it mean toContinue reading “Contemporary Gratitude”

Take a Break from the Inner Critic

“Inner critic” is a term that’s been around for a long time, but it’s only recently come into widespread use. It refers to the voice inside your head that judges and criticizes everything you do. This voice can be brutal and unrelenting: it tells you that you’re not good enough, smart enough, or attractive enoughContinue reading “Take a Break from the Inner Critic”

The power of non-judgement in fitness (and life!)

When we judge others, we lose our balance. We create separation and isolation. When we judge ourselves harshly, we perpetuate a cycle of shame. Yet we have a powerful tool in the pursuit of happiness, self-love, and wholeness – not to mention one that creates a better world to live in – the tool ofContinue reading “The power of non-judgement in fitness (and life!)”