5 Tips to Maintaining Your Fitness Goals This Holiday Season

This is a guest post by Alexis Payne a Connecticut-based personal trainer. Check out her personal training offerings by visiting Commence Fitness online. You might think that the holiday season is the absolute worst time to work towards losing or maintaining your weight, but you are wrong. Like all long-term goals or major lifestyle changes,Continue reading “5 Tips to Maintaining Your Fitness Goals This Holiday Season”

Everything Sucks on a Bad Day: Part 1 of “The Five Things Your Therapist Never Told You”

Everyone has days when they glimmer with positivity and radiate with joy and possibility. Dually, everyone experiences the soul-crushing emotional darkness of a bad day. And you know what? Until recently, I didn’t know that bad days were inevitable. Better yet, that they are uncontrollable. Bad days will forever be popping up uninvited on your calendar because they are a chemical phenomena

In a World of Chaos, Is Changing One’s Self a Cop-Out?

When you point to blame someone, you’ve got 3 fingers pointing right back at you. Is this truth lost in a world where we want to blame others for our personal plight? Not to me, but I recognize that looking inward and focusing on controlling myself is an unpopular position in this polarized world.

Take a Break Once It Is No Longer Fun

Happy Wisdom Wednesday! If you would like to check out the stylized quote, check out my Facebook page. I have a very complex relationship with “work”. Ask any one of my friends and they will say that I’m very busy. I have a hard time relaxing. I have this strong urge to “do something” inContinue reading “Take a Break Once It Is No Longer Fun”

What If You Could Learn To Live Without Fear? I Did.

Fear when utilized appropriately, is a guide, not a deterrent. Fear is communicating a need for information and preparation. Without becoming friends with my fear I will never become the person I dream about. I will never do what I desire. I won’t live as richly as I’ve imagined.