The thing is not the thing

"Until you learn to heal the wounds of your past, you will continue to bleed into the future. You can bandage it with food, alcohol, drugs or work, but eventually it will stain your life and you will continue to bleed."   -Iyanla Vanzant Healing the wounds of the past begins by acknowledging the wounds of the past. … Continue reading The thing is not the thing

CockyShit-head is a superpower

So all this time you believed that being considered a cockyshithead (CSH) was an insult? Guess again! Whether it be movie characters like Katharine Parker  and Zack Mayo or real-life individuals from my own actual life experience, CSHs are a tremendous source of fascination for me.                          … Continue reading CockyShit-head is a superpower

When growth is a slow-go

I may have mentioned more than once that I am challenged by my impatience. When I get something that I am sure can help others, I want them to get it too. I want them to get it yesterday in fact. I realize that this is not only unrealistic but also unfair. It has been laid on my heart LOUDLY … Continue reading When growth is a slow-go

You are a seeker

Do you remember the moment you first questioned something that you'd never before thought to question? That moment when your certitude shifted from a this is what is because it is and always has been to a query of is it actually? And if it indeed IS, why is that and who decided that was so, and … Continue reading You are a seeker

It’s all about PFG

As a coach, trainer, and fellow human being, I believe there is one thing above all else that will fuel your fitness journey and that is the desire for personal development, or what I refer to as Personal Fucking Growth. Yes, I said the F word, because I want you to get this and I want you … Continue reading It’s all about PFG

Got barriers?

"One must put up barriers to keep oneself intact." (Neil Peart, Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson) I couldn't tell you how many times in 1981 you would have found my buddies and I belting out these familiar words from my favorite Rush song; 'Limelight'. Neil Peart told stories with his songs, the messages of which still ring … Continue reading Got barriers?