Motivation vs. Inspiration

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Ever shaken off your champagne hangover on January 1st motivated to Do It This Time™? You drag yourself to the gym and find it packed with other Resolutioners doing the exact same thing. So, what does that exact same gym look like on February 19th? 1% Inspiration 99% Perspiration Edison said it about genius, but the same is true of …

How to Fight Back when Depression is Kicking Your Ass

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Don’t you just love the one-two punch of depression making you not want to do anything and anxiety making you obsess about the things you’re not doing?   Science shows that thirty minutes of exercise three times a week is an effective tool in managing depression and anxiety. (Source, Another Source, Another Source) But on days when you’re finding it almost impossible …

Trail to Trifecta – Log 000

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The first time I said I would do the Spartan Trifecta was 2016. I even planned an entire trip to Hawaii centered around doing the Beast at Kualoa Ranch. That year I was diagnosed with endometriosis and a lot of denial about how much my weight was slowing me down. I still went to Hawaii, but I only ended up …