Monday Motivator (11.11.19)

November 11, 2019By blakeMonday Motivators

We have all gone through periods of being highly motivated to accomplish our goals. During that period of time you’ve probably notice great improvements and progress, but it may or may not have lasted. Just like new years resolutions almost always fade over time, our goals can also slip away. Motivation is a great tool, one … Read More

3 Keys To Your Health And Wellness (MM: 11.4.19)

November 4, 2019By blakeMonday Motivators

Your individual health and wellness journey is just that, your individual journey! It can be easy to get caught up in the minute details and the 5%, but it is important to take a step back and look at the big picture from time to time. Pareto’s Principle, commonly referred to as the 80/20 rule, suggests … Read More

Monday Motivator (10.28.19)

October 28, 2019By blakeMonday Motivators

A book I recently finished, Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me), Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions and Hurtful Acts main take away was the slippery slope of self justification. One step at a time, an act, a way of thinking, a position, a mindset is reinforced not by objectively reassessing the situation … Read More

Monday Motivator (10.14.19)

October 14, 2019By blakeMonday Motivators

How often do you begin something with an end date in mind? Get in shape by….. prepare for this competition on…. finish before the upcoming deadline….. At times a deadline or timeline is a necessary part of completing a task and keeps you on track. But how many timelines have you placed on your health … Read More

Monday Motivator (Tuesday Edition) – People To Know

August 27, 2019By blakeMonday Motivators

Tareq Azim has become one of my most preferred resources for all things health and wellness. Much more than just personal trainer, Tareq describes himself as someone who “understands how to utilize the efficacy of sport and physical activity to hone in on key mental and emotional deficiencies” Tareq has done this not only within himself, … Read More

Hyper-intention…A Limiting Factor?

August 5, 2019By blakeMonday Motivators

Hyper-intention: A neurosis that causes patients to be unable to accomplish that which they intend. In Victor Frankl’s Man Search For Meaning, hyper-intention is discussed as being overly focused on the goal and consequently ignoring innate truths such as the time required and the laws of nature.In psychotherapy, paradoxical intention is the deliberate practice of … Read More

Wisdom > Knowledge (1.14.19)

January 14, 2019By blakeMonday Motivators

“Before a dream is realized, the soul of the world tests everything that was learned along the way. It does this not because it is evil, but so that we can, in addition to realizing our dreams, master the lessons we’ve learned as we’re moved toward that dream. That’s the point which most people give … Read More

Monday Motivator (5.14.18)

May 14, 2018By blakeMonday Motivators

Over the past year or more, I’ve found myself really diving into learning more about the power of belief. Although it seems obvious that believing in yourself and your ability to have success in whichever area of life you choose, is there something more than just simply being positive and optimistic going on? My journey … Read More

Monday Motivator (5.7.18)

May 7, 2018By blakeMonday Motivators

Today’s Monday Motivator is a reminder to trust the process. Whether it be in business, academics, or your health and fitness pursuits, it can be a long process but one that is worth it. The biggest reminder for me when I tend to feel overwhelmed with lack of progress or how much further I have … Read More

Monday Motivator (12.26.16)

December 26, 2016By blakeMonday Motivators

The last Monday of 2016! Most people will look back on their year and analyze the good and bad before setting those new goals and resolutions. What did they accomplish? Learn? Enjoy? What things do they wish would have gone differently? Change, and the momentum from those changes, comes after analyzing the past. I encourage … Read More