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The Importance of Core Strength

The Importance of Core Strength

Many of us are well accustomed to the development of the glory muscles. Muscles like the chest, shoulders, quads and glutes will always get special attention in the gym – but how many people train their core correctly? Yes, you see others doing simple exercises like leg raises and crunches to work their “abs,” but when we say core, we mean something different. Think of the core as an entire muscular system that spans the entire surface […]

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The Best Revenge is Enjoying Your Life

The Best Revenge is Enjoying Your Life

It seems to be part of human nature to want revenge. We like the idea of justice. Whether we suffered at the hands of a cruel and incompetent boss, or were treated badly and dumped by a partner, we want our pound of flesh. This approach is flawed for several reasons: – You’re spending your time on someone that doesn’t care about you. – You can create serious challenges for yourself if you take things too far. […]

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Need a Hero? Make Your Future Self Your Hero

Need a Hero? Make Your Future Self Your Hero

Maybe your hero is LeBron James or Albert Einstein. Those might be worthwhile heroes. However, it would be even better to become your own hero. Your life is your story, and every story needs a hero. By defining the hero of your story, you have a chance to become that hero. And it’s important for you to define the hero of your story, because the hero of each story is different. The hero of your story won’t […]

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Making Peace with Your Inner Critic

Need a Hero? Make Your Future Self Your Hero

The way you talk to yourself can build you up or tear you down. When your inner dialogue is harsh, it’s usually because you’re repeating things you heard from your parents or other authority figures when you were growing up. If the criticism goes too far, it can discourage you from trying and take the joy out of your life. Break free from the voices in your head. Take a look at a variety of techniques that […]

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Feeling Unappreciated? Here’s What You Can Do

Feeling Unappreciated? Here's What You Can Do

There are three general places we’re likely to feel unappreciated: work, home, and within a relationship. If you’re feeling unappreciated, there’s a good chance it’s within one of these three areas of your life. Children are notoriously unappreciative. Spouses and bosses are often blind to the contributions we make. Even friends and coworkers can fail to show the appreciation we believe we deserve. Everyone suffers from feeling unappreciated at times. Consider these ideas if you’re struggling to […]

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Don’t Let the Fear of Failure Limit Your Life

Don't Let the Fear of Failure Limit Your Life

There’s not a lot to fear if you’re living in a first-world country. We’re free of wars, famine, plagues, animals that eat us, and dictators. However, fear is part of the human condition. We’ll always find something to be fearful about. The fear of failure is a common fear that most people have experienced. We don’t like to appear inadequate in front of others. Unfortunately, if you’re unwilling to risk failure, your life is going to be […]

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