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Do You Need To Shift Your Mental Health Awareness?

Talk of mental health awareness is everywhere these days…and for good reason. First, the unparalleled global and economic craziness we are experiencing has people experiencing massive mental health swings, sometimes on a daily basis. Depression, anxiety, pessimism, and panic seem to be everywhere. Then again so are teamwork, collaboration, community engagement, positivity, and proactive action. If you choose to tune …

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In Pursuit Of Happiness: Struggles And Success

Today, I would like to talk about the pursuit of happiness. Here’s a common and often quoted phrase: “Happiness is a journey, not a destination.” If this is true, why are so many people so focused on the destinations in their life? It’s true in all areas of life, but particularly health and fitness. People are obsessed with losing “X” …

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The Change Process: Positively And Productively

I love mountain biking! But mountain biking may not be your thing. I believe it’s important to have an active “thing” that helps you stay motivated, focused, and having fun. Even better if that “thing” changes with the seasons! There are literally thousands of groups and organizations you can connect with, that host event virtually every week. Finding a group …

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Madcap Monday: Mind Your Melon With Bike Helmets!

Today I have a little rant…and a simple solution. The weather has been awesome these past couple of weeks, and it’s great that people are out riding bikes. As an avid cyclist, I love this. However, something has been driving me crazy each time I’m out on the roads and pathways. It’s when I see people not wearing bike helmets …

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Coaching Or Coddling: The Delicate Balancing Act!

As a coach, my job is very interesting. In case it wasn’t clear to you, I absolutely LOVE what I do. It warms my heart and makes me very proud that through FRESH! coaching, we get the opportunity to help people positively transform their life. One of my other passions is helping fellow fitness professionals learn important skills so they …