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The Upper Limit: Why we sabotage ourselves

Sometimes, our highest of highs are immediately followed by our lowest of lows. In fact, more often than not this is the case. One moment, it feels like you're on top of the world. Then, before you can even appreciate it, you're sent crashing back down to earth. Why is it so hard to catch a break? At first, it may feel like the universe is plotting against our success. But looking back, we realize that we were actually the ones at fault all along. Just when everything starts to come together an

Jul 18, 2023   •   5 min read

How to know when you're ready to change

Think back to a time when you were eager to start a new fitness routine, diet, or work project. You were fired up and ready to tackle the challenge. You pushed yourself to new limits and it felt great to see your progress day after day. But a few weeks in, the new habit began to feel daunting. You slowly lost motivation, and eventually, you gave up. Sound familiar? This scenario is much more common than you may think. In my coaching practice, I've found that time and time again, people massivel

Jul 11, 2023   •   6 min read

If you don't prioritize your health, you'll be forced to prioritize your illness.

During my early 20s, I devoted all of my time and energy to my career. I became so wrapped up in my work that my identity and self-worth became wholly intertwined with my professional accomplishments. I sought validation from my superiors, and I unfortunately let them dictate how I valued myself. When I played a hand in generating new revenue for the business, I celebrated as if it were my birthday. When I was promoted, I beamed with pride and satisfaction. When a project blew up for reasons ou

May 16, 2023   •   4 min read

Your fitness journey won't turn out how you expect it to

Like many others, you probably embarked on your fitness journey with an image in mind of how your body would look at the end of it. The unfortunate truth of the matter is that you may never achieve your dream body. Nevertheless, if you commit to the process and put in the work, it will all be worth it in the end. Yes, you may fall short of your original goal, but you will grow as a person in ways that completely surpass your expectations. Here's how your story might play out. You get inspire

Apr 11, 2023   •   5 min read