Inten(t)sity

I've heard it said before that the English language is the hardest to learn. Three words can sound the same but have different spelling and meaning, for example, two, too, and to. One word can hold a variety of meanings depending on the context in which it is used. One such word, intensity, can mean…

Do the thing that scares you the most!

"Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold."- Helen Keller As I sit here writing this, I'm currently facing another move to a new city in under a months time. If you've been following along for the last few years you know…

Whether you think you can or you think you can’t- you’re right.

It was Henry Ford that once said, "Whether you think you can or think you can't- you're right.". I know what you're thinking, here's another cheesy quote to get us going and get us motivated for the day. However, in the quote lies a lot of honesty about whether or not we as individuals are…

Specificity Reigns Supreme

If we want to get better at doing something, I think it's pretty safe to say that a lot of us know that we have to actually do that thing. No, the majority of us can't wake up and walk into a gym and squat 200kg without having ever squatted before. Sorry to burst your…

The Process: one of the keys to our well-being

If we feel as though our identity is dependent on the outcome then there is no way that we can perform at our best. If your happiness is dependent on accomplishing certain goals, what happens if and when life intervenes? What if you're plans are snubbed out? If outside events that are completely out of…

What does fitness look like to you?

What does fitness look like to you? If you had asked me this question a couple of years ago my answer would be completely different than it is now. The reason being, is that much like anything else in life, my perception of what it means to be fit has adapted and evolved and will…

Chasing Progress

The pursuit of perfection is something that so many of us often get caught up in while in reality there is no room for that sort of pursuit in this game that we're playing. Perfection does not exist. How many times have you found yourself waiting for the perfect time to do something, for the…