Valentines Gift Ideas for the Fitness Enthusiast

Valentines Gift ideas fitness enthusiastValentines day is next week, and if your significant other would rather spend their time hiking or hitting the gym,  chocolates aren’t going to cut it. Here is a list of gift ideas for the Fitness Enthusiast that holds your heart.  

Those of  you enjoying single life, the following  can also be enjoyed  with your bestie.

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How Do I want To Feel? 2017 Goals

For the past couple of years I have set goals for 6 categories. This year 2017 isn’t just going to be about crossing things off my list, it’s going to be about how I want to feel.2017 Goals

Being off for the last 10 months has given me time to think about who I am, and the person that I want to be.  I’ve come  long way in overcoming my anxiety and PTSD but this year I want to take things further.   There are certain people and situations both past and present that have been and are triggers for me. These triggers open folders in my subconscious reminding my of a hurt from my past.  I react to these triggers with the fight of a heavy weight champion, consuming me with a disproportionate anger  that is exhausting.

For 2017 I want my life to be less about drama and the desire to be in control.  Focusing on nurturing important aspects of myself and my life, such as my well being- mental and physical- my relationships, and my career.  In 2017 I want to feel calm and balanced, I want to forgive the past, release the future and SHOW UP for the present.

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2016 Year End Recap

2016b Year end RecapThe end of the year provides a wonderful opportunity to look back on the last year of experiences and reflect on how they have shaped and changed us.  It also signals the start of a new and exciting year full of possibility.  Soon I’ll share my goals for 2017 but before I do its good practice to first to look back on the year.  Celebrate successes, acknowledge areas where I may have fallen short.  Identify what I can improve upon,  and simply reflect on the year and the impact it has made.  Without further ado….my 2016 Year End Recap

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

The holidays are a time when you reflect — on holidays past, the year past, those you have known, and even who you once were. For many, the holidays are very much about memories and traditions formed in childhood.  Our memories make up the story of our life that exists in our mind.   These memories can give us comfort, direction, inspiration, and hope.

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Augusts Goal Check-In 2016

2016 goalsAt the beginning of this year, I declared my goals for 2016 with 5 categories; fitness, family, fun, business, and financial.  I did this with apprehension, uncertain what to expect for the new year with a baby.

We’re 8 months in, and at this point I can confidently say that I’m on the road to finding a hybrid between my past and my future. Continue reading