On Confidence

What do Bill Gates, Lebron James, and Matt Fraser all have in common–aside from being awesome at what they do and having a huge fan base? While these individuals, like each of us, differ in background, strengths, weaknesses, shape and size, they all share at least one common characteristic: the ability to maintain self-confidence in…

The Player, The Passenger, The Prisoner, The Protestor, and The Pilot

Is it me or does the title sound like the start to one of those jokes where someone says “a player, a passenger, a prisoner, a protestor, and a pilot walk into a bar.”? I can assure, however, that today’s topic is far from a joke. For the past couple of weeks I’ve been diving…

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…