Self Awareness

“When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm” – Eric Thomas One of the greatest challenges and obstacles we will face are our own preconditioned thoughts, emotions, doubts and fears. External obstacles can only be faced when we gain control over our internal chatter. Some may refer to this internal chatter as the “internal …

How Stress Effects Your Performance In Sports

Can you think of a time when you dragged your body into the gym searching for energy and a place to leave your stress behind? Stress can become all encompassing at different times in your life where it overtakes your body and mind. A common thought for an athlete is to hit the gym in hope that physical exertion will …

Find Your Motivation

It is the start of summer and you may be finding that you are searching for the motivation to either start an exercise program, or to maintain consistency in the one you are currently in. You may be saying such things as “I should…” or “I would but…” This type of self-talk creates a sense of guilt and can immobilize …

Fear

Fear is a powerful and effective emotion that can motivate you to take action or disable you from living your dream. The purpose of fear is to keep you alive and safe, not to prevent you from living a life full of happiness and purpose. Fear creates discomfort in life areas therefore, when you begin to notice these feelings you …

How Crossfit Changed My Ability to Love Myself

High intensity, functional movement sports programs such as crossfit are becoming increasingly popular among female athletes. With the increase popularity of crossfit it has become more acceptable for women to develop a mind and body of strength rather then pursuing an unrealistic body image that encourages what you do not already possess. The focus for a large number of women …

Creating Purposeful Goals

You can deepen your sense of self through learning how to strengthen your connection in working towards purposeful goals. When your goals lack connection and passion you can feel burdened, heavy, and trapped. Constantly seeking and never feeling satisfied as you are driven to achieve more. This may play out through over scheduling and doing everything for others, or feeling paralyzed, avoiding …

Help! – My Teenager is Out of Control

If you are struggling with your teenager’s behaviour read through the following four key points that outline how to gain an understanding of what they need and what you can do to help. Taking a look back Negative events that take place prior to the age of 7 help to shape a child’s personality, forming their view of self and …