This is one of my favorite quotes by poet June Jordan “We’re the people we’ve been waiting for” Because not only is it true, it’s snapped me out of complacency a few times in my life when I was in the habit of blaming other people for my life and not taking responsibility for my […]
Self-Awareness It’s become a bit of a popular saying over the years Starting with Oprah and Tony Robbins And trickling down to famous internet business gurus Who all talk about the importance of self-awareness for success It’s an idea grounded in human psychology and one that is at the very top of the food chain […]
And why this is so powerful for change. The past few days my social media and inbox has been flooded with feel good stories of 2018, articles on New Year New You, and all this other stuff that’s motivating at times But it still didn’t help me yesterday when I was in a bad mood […]
It’s already the middle of the week and I just posted about an amazing honor that Carrie and I received when we were presented with the Women Rising award at this year’s Women’s Business Development Gala We were among just 13 other female owned businesses throughout the state recognized at the event which had over […]
Awareness with a capital Ahhh… Often times when I’m talking to a student about their habits and behaviors and what things leave them feeling powerless to change There’s an awkward silence Not the thinking kind of silence, though that can happen too But the oh, you want to me think MORE about myself ? Silence- […]
It’s a question that comes up so much in Brene’ Brown’s book Rising Strong, that there’s almost an entire chapter dedicated to it Her book is about leadership, compassion, and empathy, but a main theme throughout is how we use the stories we create about our world to protect, guard, and stunt our own growth- […]
This past weekend Carrie and I had the amazing opportunity to learn from one of the best strength and conditioning coaches on the planet Dr. John Rusin I’ll be going over my notes from almost 20 hours of lecture and demonstrations for the next few months at least- which is going to translate into some […]
If you had to answer that question what would you say? To lose weight, burn calories, be active because it’s good for your health? All good reasons to get up and get moving But what’s the underlying factor in all of this? Self improvement Busy work and family life can leave little time for your […]
In this ever growing climate of uncertainty and information overload, it’s important to have a place where you can be yourself But how many of us would say that place is the gym? Probably very few…. It’s estimated that 80% of Americans don’t have a gym or health club membership- and of those 20% that […]
This week at the gym we’ve been talking about luck There are so many sayings about luck and so much emphasis put on being lucky or unlucky Just another way that our beliefs influence our perspective on life events, and our own abilities Luck has been a constant through the ages and some great quotes about […]
Feeling overwhelmed with our life on a daily basis is now a normal thing Most people I talk to are struggling with the feeling like there’s not enough time in the day to really accomplish much of anything Leading to a feeling of being overwhelmed because the work, life, stress is endless And that’s true […]
It’s easier to be happy on a beautiful day like today The sun is shining, it’s warm outside Does it get any better? Actually, it can Because you can wake up to a warm, beautiful, Friday feeling everyday if you want to How? Start by learning to control your thoughts… Take ownership of how you […]
I’m sitting here at my desk reflecting on the conversations I’ve had in the past few days It’s been an amazing weekend One of our students Holly just had a one of a kind art experience at her gallery in Glenbrook I know she worked super hard, stayed focused, and put a lot of thought […]
It’s officially August And what that means is most people are taking it easy Hanging out at the beach or at the bar and relaxing with friends That’s good, it’s needed, and now’s a great time to do it! Me…. I’m spending some quality time with my family and my dog Violet for sure… But […]
We’ve all felt like this at one time or another – yes, even us at Organic Fitness. The good news? We help you feel like this video LESS because we keep things fun around here! Contact us with questions you may have! This song speaks to me! Credit to Dustin and Genevieve Ahkuoi Posted by […]
Anyone who knows me knows that caffeine is something dear to my heart And it’s been the one hold out in my life that I never really felt like I had control over But I didn’t care I love coffee- I love everything about it, the smell, the taste and the jolt of energy you […]
Weird question right? It’s a song lyric from the 90’s and it could be taken as being about human behavior and God or the governing forces of the universe or it could be about eating pizza without someone there to confirm that – yes… you just ate that right after you said you really want […]
What happens when someone asks you to “put it on your schedule”? Does something else get bumped? Do you find that your constantly re-scheduling things? It’s the New Year and a good time to take stock of your day-to-day status quo. What thing gets bumped off your schedule the most? What do you never have […]
By: Meghan Crutchley This time of year is exciting because you may experience a sudden rush of motivation and revelation… but then the thought of getting started can be overwhelming. There’s going to be ups and downs. You’re going to get pissed and frustrated. You may even start talking to yourself in your car in […]
I love looking at before and after photos of people who have lost weight and gained muscle… but I never wanted to do one myself. I was ashamed of the fact that I was at that moment, living in my before. I grew up a stocky kid who was athletic but always on the heavier […]
We take the best care of ourselves by establishing daily self-care habits. This can be as small as setting aside 5 minutes to sit quietly and focus on your breathing. Keep in mind that daily self-care to increase our health and well-being doesn’t need to take up a lot of time.
How to get into the real fat burning zone! Have you ever noticed how shredded fighters are? Well guess what, there’s a training system that can give you that Greek God/Goddess like figure without having to risk an arm bar or getting punched in the face. The system is known as Training For Warriors and […]
What is cholesterol, why is it important and what I need to know about it. How much does cholesterol contribute to heart disease? Doctors, media, and those making nutritional recommendations to the public have wrongfully demonized saturated fat. This post might leave you with questions and wanting more information and answers, I know it did for me.
Be careful of your thoughts; they become your beliefs.
Be careful of your beliefs; they become your words.
Be careful of your words; they become your actions.
Be careful of your actions; they become your character.
Be careful of your character, for it will become your legacy.
Don’t have time to exercise, maybe? Or maybe you just haven’t been looking in the right places. Here is a tip to you help!