Mindfulness and Movement

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Practicing mindful awareness and being non-judgmental.  It’s not our challenges that bring us discomfort, it’s our relationship to the thought and experience of that challenge. Knowing that isn’t enough to make it change. In fact, researchers at Yale have coined the myth that ‘knowing is half the battle’ as the ‘G.I. Joe Fallacy’. Knowing is […]

Measuring Meaning & Movement

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What is body positivity? What does it mean to you? I’ve discussed this topic with a lot of people lately and there are many interesting points of view on the matter. One person I spoke with had the opinion that we should never talk about numbers again.  This has also come up for other clients […]

Pride & Positivity

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Pride & Positivity It’s uncomfortable when we push our bodies to it’s physical max in exercise. This week I want to train our minds to equate that hard work with a healthy dose of pride, as well as a focus on something that is positive about your body and performance. Science has proven that our […]

Transcend the Discomfort

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Transcend the Discomfort! Your workout is tough, but you know you’re going to become stronger from it, aren’t you? You know it’s moving you towards your goals, isn’t it? You know it will get better with the right mind set and practice, won’t it? Same thing with other discomforts in life. For those of us […]

Words in your Mind

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‘Energy Flows Where Attention Goes’ I liked this theme from the case study so much, It get’s to be shared with everyone! So… How often are you consciously aware of where your attention goes? In class, for this theme, focus on being aware of the words in your mind during your most challenging exercise moments.  * Become aware […]

Responsibility in Workouts and Life

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M*PWR® FITNESS RESPONSIBILITY In addition to our practice of deepening our breath, we are adding some thoughts about responsibility and this one is definitely layered. For those in the stress reducing case study, there’s some extra important benefits for you towards the end. Read all the way through for journaling suggestions! Practicing responsibility during our […]