Category Archives: personal development

I Know What I Should Be Doing…But?

How often have you heard someone say, “I know what I should be doing, but I’m just not doing it”?  As a nutrition coach, I hear this all the time as if it’s as simple as flipping on a light … Continue reading

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If Your Why is Big Enough…

As a master trainer and nutrition coach, I talk to a lot of people about their weight loss goals.  One statement I always make is that I want this to be the last time they ever start a weight loss … Continue reading

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My First Week – Working Out At Home

As a fitness professional and nutrition coach, the events of the past two weeks have been life changing. Last Monday afternoon, March the 16th, my boss sent a group text to our team saying the gym would be closing that … Continue reading

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Food: Liar, Thief, and Destroyer

The popular culture often trivializes people’s struggles with food making reference to their indulgence in “comfort foods” like it’s no big deal. While women are far more likely to be a  target, trust me, men struggle with food just as … Continue reading

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Swing the Axe!

From my perspective as a master fitness professional, one of the biggest challenges people struggle with is a lack of belief.  Those desiring weight loss especially tend to lack the belief that they can make the lifestyle changes needed and … Continue reading

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My Journey Back From the Wilderness

On Sunday evening, November 19, 2017, I received a last second meeting request from my boss.  He apologized for the late notice asking that I clear my calendar for the next day and to meet him at the DFW Grand … Continue reading

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No Multi-Tasking Required

I’ve always believed that thin threads bring people into our lives and in the Summer of 2012, a friend gave me a CD that introduced me to Darren Hardy, who at the time was the Publisher of Success Magazine.  Darren … Continue reading

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Now I Know What it Means for ‘The Room to Spin’

My blog posts are always geared towards adding value to my readers however the following is a little unique given the topic. In early November of 2017 I felt like my right ear was stopped up.  It was a combination … Continue reading

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What’s Your Animal Personality Style?

In “Are You Facing Your True North”, I shared about personality styles in general including a variety of assessments available to determine yours.  My original intention was to write about the following however “True North” sort on took on a … Continue reading

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Are You Facing Your True North?

Personality styles are varied and there are tons of assessments available to help you discover your personal style.  I was first introduced to the idea of different personality styles over 20 years ago in the old Amway business.  While I … Continue reading

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