Notes on Leadership (Brian Tracy)

"There are 1,000 excuses to fail, but no reason." ~Brian Tracy (BT) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kGmjb9Qhzg&feature=related I am important: Feelings add value to our lives Feeling important = higher self-esteem Confidence in self = others will have confidence *When I like myself, I set higher goals, and then my confidence goes up. Pick one skill for improvement: What … Continue reading Notes on Leadership (Brian Tracy)

Change is Good

Although change is inevitable, it is often challenging and a little scary. Repeat the following: "From this day forward, I will embrace challenges confidently and with an open mind. I will view change as an opportunity for education and self-improvement. I will face my challenges boldly and will not be afraid. I will use challenges … Continue reading Change is Good

Halfway Up

In the pursuit of our dreams and goals (sports, business, relationships, life), many of us think about our potential barriers and refer to our journey as climbing up a "mountain."  While it is important to set crazy awesome goals, it is also important to stop and refresh ourselves along the way. This photo of me was taken … Continue reading Halfway Up

Yes, Look Back

People often say, "Don't look back, you're not going that way." I'm going to disagree. Yes, it is important to not dwell on past experiences or live with regret about how things could have been different based on different choices or situations of the past. However, it is also important to look back and appreciate the … Continue reading Yes, Look Back

Mental Weakness or Cry For Help?

Are you mentally weak, or are you subconsciously asking for help? What about your athletes or your kids? Have you ever experienced that training session that was meant to be challenging, but you know it wasn't too much to ask? It was within reach, but you stopped short of fulfilling expectations. Why did you stop? Did you … Continue reading Mental Weakness or Cry For Help?

NSCA Clinic in VA 4/8/17- Wintrich

I'm happy to share my notes from Coach Frank Wintrich's presentation at the National Strength and Conditioning Association state clinic in VA on April 8, 2017. Realize these are my notes, which may differ from what he actually said or from the intent of his message. Enjoy. Contact us if you have questions or comments. Thank … Continue reading NSCA Clinic in VA 4/8/17- Wintrich

Massage Therapy School- Theraputic: Part 2

My experiences at massage therapy school were life changing. The environment was welcoming, my peers were encouraging and open-minded, and the instructors were brought in from throughout the United States because of their knowledge, experience, and passion to share with others. My tendency to take a lot of notes served me well as I extracted copious amounts of … Continue reading Massage Therapy School- Theraputic: Part 2