For the greater part of my personal and professional life (especially early on) I struggled with believing that I should be further along, achieving more, accomplishing more, experiencing more. But it wasn’t until I let go of needing more that more presented itself.
Later I studied and sought to identify why others weren’t further along, achieving more, accomplishing more, experiencing more. I now realize as result of my own struggle and struggle of others that you must first “let go” before you can receive.
After you’ve been training several years you develop certain beneficial patterns and some not so beneficial. One of the patterns that has benefited me over the years has to do with periodically returning to specific workout routines that I know work for stimulating a variety of positive metabolic effects. The 100s routine happens to be […]
Discipline in ACTION is consistency… of action. with values. of method. with long term goals. with performance standards. over time. TRUE discipline requires the independence of mind to reject pressures to conform [even from the unconscious mind] in ways incompatible with values, of performance standards and long term aspirations. The only form of discipline is […]
Why does everyone idolize this superhero? The “Man of Steel” is this summers big blockbuster movie. Millions of people (not just kids) have or will slap down there hard earned paper route money and make a superhuman effort to get to the nearest or most expensive movie theater to watch the latest remake of […]
You’re on the path to success, focused, on task and driven by intention when suddenly, out of the blue you find yourself screwing up big time. It’s happened more than once. In fact, it happens again and again. WHY? What is it that takes you off your winning game? What distracts you? What’s that one […]
Sure, we’re all about success. There’s little point in trying anything new (other than just for fun) if success were not the desired outcome or at least a possibility. But too many of us overlook how vital the role of “failure” plays in our subsequent successes. Yes…there are actually some substantial benefits to failing. […]
During an interview I once told Muscle and Fitness Magazine that “being in shape and contest ready was like wearing bullet proof armor on stage… I felt invincible like no one could touch me.” That armor extended way beyond the competition stage. Being in shape can provide us with an identity, a persona¸ make us […]
Prior to this weekend’s Super Bowl and before I had heard the news from any of the media sources one of my friends shared with me on Friday that his long time childhood idol had fallen from grace and plummeted down to earth with the rest of us sinners. As a young aspiring quarterback growing […]
I recently witnessed something extraordinarily inspiring that I wanted to share with you. If you have ever said to yourself or someone else, “that’s impossible?” Then this will help you create a new model of possibility. Having been part of several powerful team building and leadership trainings, I have had many opportunities to participate in […]
Twice a month I contribute to Muscle and Fitness online; my take on how to maximize your attitude, inner language, psychology and perspective for empowering greater levels of success in your body, mind and life…I call the video series Max Mind Set. In this edition, I share my top mindset strategies for starting and sticking […]