Leave Your Comfort Zone

Great things never come from comfort zones. Comfort zones are great. If you don’t want to go anywhere. Your couch is comfortable. Your bed is comfortable. Home is comfortable. Let’s talk about learning: what you already know is comfortable. Let’s talk about movement: what you can already do is comfortable. Growth doesn’t happen in comfort […]

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Finding Fulfillment

Pursue what catches your heart, not what catches your eyes. ―Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart I ran my first race on Thursday. First two, actually; back to back. Though, I’d be hard-pressed to say I was actually racing during the second. The first race found me with about a mile where I […]

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Do It Now

“Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.” –George Herbert Perfect conditions are not a thing. You will never encounter a situation where things are absolutely perfect to […]

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You are Made to Move

“Much more of the brain is devoted to movement than to language. Language is only a little thing sitting on top of this huge ocean of movement.” –Oliver Sacks This is incredibly important to recognize. More brain and body processes are linked with your capacity to move than your capacity to think. And why is […]

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You Are Your Own Creative Power

“If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.” –Masaru Emoto Turmoil is something you can understand on a very deep level. […]

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Get Moving: What Does It Take?

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney Two things strvtmvmnt is big on: Get moving. Keep moving. It’s not enough to want to get moving; you have to actually get up and do it. And then it’s not enough to have done it; you have to keep […]

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No Limits

“There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.” —Michael Phelps When you think about what you want to accomplish, where you want to go, and you consider the obstacles that line your path to get there, which is the biggest that stands in […]

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Keep Moving

“Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” –Sam Levenson Time will fuck you up in ways that you will never even realize, if you let it. One of the most insidious ways that time can negatively affect you is in terms of comparison. If you look around and compare where you are […]

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Always Be Excellent

“If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.” –Thomas J. Watson It’s really easy to coast. To do just enough to get you by. And just enough might be just enough for awhile. But eventually, just enough becomes not enough, and you’re forced to […]

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