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My Top 5 Ways to Get AND Stay Motivated.

Let me open by saying motivation is not a happy accident. It isn’t going to magically smack you in the face one day and if you wait around to “feel” motivated, I’m gonna give it to you straight, it’s probably NOT going to happen anytime soon.

Motivation is not a feeling. It is a conscious commitment to a motive or a choice towards something. An ENERGY that stems from a positive thought.  So, to find your motivation mojo you must START the task in which you desire to accomplish.  Even when you don’t wanna.  Honestly.

Examples:

You desire to write a book, blog post, etc. …Read More

3 Little Words

Over the last month I have been on a very personal journey to find greater happiness and balance in my life.   After many discussions with friends I am learning that I’m not the only mama out there feeling like we are just going through the motions of our every day wondering where our excitement for life went.  So many of us are living on autopilot, avoiding our responsibilities by sticking our phones in our faces.

So what do we do about it?  First step is to Break Away from the Distractions as I discussed in a previous post.  Next up, we tackle AMBITION.

When …Read More

Tips for Reconnecting with your Passion

Give yourself the gift of time to reconnect with your passion!! Passion changes everything. You will wake up with new excitement! You will see JOY! You will look forward to the future with ENTHUSIASM! I’m telling you, it will change your world.

Tips for reconnecting:

?Give yourself the white space and time to THINK! To DREAM!
?Turn OFF the distractions.
?Close your eyes and think about things that make you excited.
? Write it down. Put it on your bathroom mirror so you don’t lose sight of it again!

 

Break Away from the Distractions

A couple weeks ago I attended a life changing, personal development seminar called High Performance Academy and it truly shook me to the core of my being. Before leaving I often felt that my spark for life was missing. I was happy… my marriage is great, my kids are perfectly challenging and our finances are pretty much in order. Seemingly, the perfect combination for happiness, right?! So why did I not feel that pep in my step and vibrancy for life that I desire?

My life was out of balance.

I realized that distractions had overtaken my life. My kids weren’t getting …Read More

The JOY of Working Out with your Kids!

Last week my sister and I were so excited about the Spring weather that we planned an outdoor workout.  We just knew the kids would play like the little angels in the backyard while we knocked out a bodyweight workout.   For all my mom followers out there I’m sure you are laughing at my delusional vision right now.

We started in to our workout and it wasn’t 5 minutes in that the meltdowns, and I mean meltdowns, began.  There was not a single moment where one of them wasn’t happy.  There were lots of tears, kids clinging to any and …Read More

9 Workout Motivation Tips

Guess what?!  As much as I love getting my sweat on, I have days when the struggle is real with my fitness. Nope, you’re not alone. Here are my favorite tips to help you get your workout done on the days when you really don’t want to.your workout done on the days when you really don’t want to.
1. GET DRESSED IN YOUR WORKOUT CLOTHES

Including your shoes…. When you are dressed for it… you are halfway there there.

2. MAKE A DATE WITH A FRIEND, SPOUSE, NEIGHBOR

You aren’t in this alone! Reach out and find someone to help hold you accountable. You will deepen your …Read More

Benefits of Tabata Training

Tabata is an effective training style because it focuses on short, super high-intensity intervals with short periods of rest in between. You burn a TON of calories with this style of workout because your body continues to burn a large amount of calories long after you finish your workout.

The goal is to push yourself to your max during your “work” intervals and then you get just a short period of rest in between. When you work to your max your body burns a significant amount of calories per minute and your body maintains that high calorie burn even when you …Read More