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Unleashing the Lion Within

“The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man’s foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher” -Thomas Henry Huxley When I started this blog I wanted BALANCE. … Continue reading

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Full Circle – Saying Goodbye

It all started on the way back from NYC when I heard the song “The Cave” by Mumford and Sons. I knew something had to change. I was deeply depressed and unhappy with myself and my life. I slowly started … Continue reading

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Old Dogma. New Tricks (Part 2) – F**K IT

I have started to make real changes in my life. I have come to realize that I have been spinning my wheels for my whole life. Although I have made progress, there are some recurring themes and battles that I … Continue reading

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Conscious Reality

I Live My Life in Growing Orbits – Rainer Maria Rilke “I live my life in growing orbits Which move out over the things of the world Perhaps I can never achieve the last But that will be my attempt I … Continue reading

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Old Dogma. New Tricks.

Change either happens out of desperation or inspiration. The great thing is that during times of change, no matter why it is happening, the growth is going to make you stronger, better, more evolved then you were before. Life can bring … Continue reading

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One year later. 15 lbs heavier

Two weeks ago I did a photo shoot to prove a point. I wanted to prove that the scale is not a good way to track progress. Since starting Crossfit in March of 2013 I have gained 15 lbs. I … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye to a friend

Some people in your life bring you up. They support you. They are there when you need them. A warm hug, a good cry, and sometimes even some “get real” with you to help you when you need to hear … Continue reading

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Grateful for the inspiration

This weekend I coached at my CrossFit box (yes BOX not gym.. go ahead rip me apart). I decided to make it a “festive” workout and we did a Thankgiving themed “Turkey Murph”. This workout consists of a 1 mile … Continue reading

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Happiness is Progress

Or is it the other way around? Progress is happiness? I heard this on a podcast the other day and it made me think. I used to think that my goal in life was to be happy. If I was … Continue reading

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Can people really change?

When I was a kid I had the same thing written in my report card under the comments, “Mia gets easily distracted”. I’m pretty sure every year this was the only comment that I got… other then my grade 4 year … Continue reading

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