Category : Kettlebell

Sometimes Letting Go is Giving

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“Holding on is believing that there’s only a past;  letting go is knowing that there’s a future.”  ~Daphne Rose Kingma Sometimes the holidays are filled with sadness.  Perhaps we are more poignantly aware of our missing loved ones during this time because the holidays revolve around family and loving one another.  We may find ourselves broken-hearted […]

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“For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror and asked myself:  ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ and when the answer has been, ‘No’ for too may days in a row, I know I need to change […]

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The Long and Arduous Journey to Truth

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Sometimes the road to truth can be overwhelming.  Discovering a truth is really like turning on a lightbulb.  The moment the truth unveils itself to us happens in a flash.  We see clearly; we understand; we sometimes berate ourselves for not having learned it faster. The instant of understanding happens in a flash, but the […]

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Vacation Blues: How Do I Begin Again?

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It feels as if I haven’t been a part of my business for so long but in reality, I have only been gone for two weeks of the last six.  I have been on vacation and it’s been fabulous!  I have traveled and relaxed and enjoyed my time fully.  However, I miss my studio.  I […]

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“Language is a more recent technology.  Your body language, your eyes, your energy will come through to your audience before you even start speaking.” ~Peter Guber “The body never lies.”  ~Martha Graham I have always been interested in body language.  The communication of our bodies speaks more strongly than anything we could ever say.  We […]

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Be Unashamedly and Unabashedly YOU!

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“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson How often we have heard, “Just be yourself and you’ll be fine.”  How often have we dismissed the sage and simple advice as nonsense, as we stubbornly try to stuff our size eight personality into a size […]

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Family Heritage

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“A people’s relationship to their heritage is the same as the relationship of a child to its mother.” ~John Henrik Clarke Over the weekend my mom, sister, cousin and I took our yearly “girl trip” down to Viriginia to see my extended family of cousins, aunts and uncles. My cousin, Tammy, and I have been […]

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“Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.” ~Guillaume Apollinaire Last week we spent much time thinking, creating, discussing and dreaming about our goals.  Goals are important for true happiness and to give our lives meaning, but on the other side of the coin, we must learn […]

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“All successful people, men and women, are big dreamers.  They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.”  ~Brian Tracy I admit that I am not cut from the corporate mold.  I do not excel under the bureaucracy that […]

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On Saturday I ran a 10K race with an average pace of 10:02 minutes per mile. In just three weeks, I actually shaved 16 seconds off my per mile time from the previous, 4-mile race! It was shocking to me, to say the least. In the last few years, I have been focused on other […]

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