Often I find myself sitting across the table from a friend. When we have ordered our lattes and prepared ourselves for an intimate chat about the state of our lives, the question rears it unavoidable head:» Continue
Everything we do has an outcome:
- If you work out, you will get in better shape.
- If you eat healthier foods, you will have more energy.
- If you brush your teeth, you will not get cavities.
- If you spend only the money you have, you will not be in debt.
- If you save money, you will have some for later.
Ever wonder what everyone is talking about when they talk about flow? When I looked it up, here is what I found:
“the action or fact of moving along in a steady, continuous stream”
When it comes to flow, you need to get things moving and here is how to start:
- You need to know what you want.
- You need to gather the facts.
- You need to get clear on the outcome you desire.
As a coach, I am always interested in how often fear comes up for my clients.
How does this sound to you?
A highly successful individual who works for one of the most prestigious Universities in America with healthy kids, an amazing wife and perfect health- wants to write a second book. Yes, you heard me, a second book.» Continue
Have you read the Beginner’s Guide To Emotional Fitness yet? If so, I would love to hear your thoughts! If you have not and want a copy, send me your email on my home page and I will send it right over.
Hope you enjoyed it! Thanks- Laura
We all have habits. Some are productive and some are not. A lot of them are unconscious. How do we get our bad habits out of our lives and good ones in?
I hate sit-ups. I hate doing sit ups and I even hate thinking about sit-ups. Even when someone mentions sit-ups I feel unhappy. Why? What is so bad about a sit-up? I mean I am groaning in my head before I do the first sit-up.» Continue
Emotional obesity is another way of saying we have unhealthy emotional habits. Physical fitness occurs when we create healthy habits around food and exercise. Emotional fitness occurs when we have healthy habits around emotions.» Continue
Surrender implies defeat. I will not surrender. I will persevere. I will achieve. Many tasks in life are well served with this attitude.
The times that I belonged to a gym and stepped onto an elliptical bike or tried to life weights I had to push through the pain of the workout. The harder I pushed the more I could bike and lift and the fitter I would become.» Continue
I want a new car. I want a new house. I want a new husband or wife. I want kids. I want a new job. I want more money. Wanting is part of life. I love wanting something new and shiny. Who wouldn’t?
The question I have been asking myself is, when I get what I want does it feel the way I wanted it to feel?
Are we ever happy where we are if we always want something else?» Continue
Why is that I can go to a yoga class that nearly breaks my body into 100 pieces, sweat like I just took a shower and wake up the next morning unable to move a muscle and sign up for another class the next day?
Physical discomfort from exercise is somehow acceptable. In fact, it is seen as a sign of strength. I am sore. I worked out and I am building muscle. Soreness is building strength. I will be better off for my pain.» Continue