Video I went bird hunting with my father and brother after my third summer as a camp counselor in college. I earned my Sharpshooter Bar 9 with a .22 and stationary targets. This was a 12 gauge and moving targets, but I knew the basic drill. I’d been around guns on the ranch all my […]
Video When your why doesn’t motivate you enough, it’s frustrating. It OUGHT to do it, shouldn’t it? It’s big enough. It would have enough impact on my future, but . . . Yes, it may well be a big enough “why,” but if it’s not motivating you – it’s not the “why” stopping you. That
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Video Your Needs Matter. Your confidence matters. Your sense of worth matters. Your health matters. Believe it? These things we know intellectually, but we get so stuck in our thinking, feelings, and beliefs that we dismiss it as something to think about or do “someday.” We get stuck in that noble loop of prioritizing others,
See Video What is really stopping you from reaching and maintaining your goal? We’re all different, but there is a common thread for many who struggle with weight loss and maintenance. I say this over and over to my clients. Here’s the secret: Believe that your needs matter. What’s your initial reaction to that? Some
See Video I often see a group of three to four guys (depending on the day) in my neighborhood park running with extra weight strapped to their bodies. They’re training for something, and they’re getting quite fit. Lovely, but not for most of us. Yet we make other choices that make things so much harder
Video Okay, I get it: Reaching a goal like getting rid of pounds forever seems impossible. And that is the crux of the matter: We truly don’t believe we can do it. Not really. Not forever.We have good reason — we’ve tried (and failed) so many times. What would make this time any different? How can we believe in ourselves after we
video Some of you are making tracks on your goals – well done! Keep it going! For others, it’s not even two weeks into January, and our great ideas for making this a better year for our goals? Pfft! What happens? Unexpected Interruptions: Things happen at the most inconvenient times without regard for our plans.
Video In the first weeks of January, we hit our goals hard, depending on willpower to set a new habit or break an old one. The theory is that if you go all-in from the beginning, willpower will maintain momentum. We can do that for a while, and then something happens, and our streak breaks.
See Video How many of your past resolutions have been about your weight or fitness? How many did you keep? I had 40 years of resolutions to “lose weight.” Since I spent every one of those years on the Diet Yo-Yo, obviously, they didn’t stick. I’d start and re-start and abandon it and start again,