Tag Archives: authenticity

Certainty

One of the best things about being a boxer is having the ability to gain physical, mental and emotional certainty from training. I always come back to being comfortable with insecurities, doubts, uncertainty.  Once you have been able to stay … Continue reading

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Feeling grateful

We are now 1 year 8 months old! Today I walked to work with the pups and sat down to enjoy some alone time in the gym.  I messed around with e-mail, Facebook and got in a little Netflix while … Continue reading

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Committing to the punch

Boxing always makes a lot of sense.  It puts concepts into a physical sensical format. For instance:  Committing to the punch.  The more you commit to the punch, the less likely you are to get hit.  It’s scary as hell … Continue reading

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Bridal showers and boxing

yes, it’s true, if a bridal shower happens in the woods, boxing still exists. Yesterday I attended a bridal shower for one of our competitive boxers, Laura.  She started as a fitness boxer before the gym had walls.  I watched … Continue reading

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Keep on punching

There is a lot of turnover in boxing competitors. Coaches witness hundreds of athletes go through the experiences of training and competition.  Every single boxer meets the match within themselves that is their make or break point.  The match they … Continue reading

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Expectations

I was listening to a podcast from This American Life called “Batman” Part of the podcast is about a man, Daniel Kish who is blind and uses a self taught tongue clicking technique to navigate his surroundings.  Because of his … Continue reading

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Learning Mode

It is sooooo hard to be in learning mode, to be interested in what you are doing. In our culture we are so fixated on tangible objects, objectives and outcomes.  We talk about the process but really revel in the … Continue reading

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Embracing the positive and the negative

There is nothing wrong with absorbing uplifting information, but there is another side of the coin that needs to be addressed if we wish to actually grow and change in the world- Alec Cope http://www.spiritscienceandmetaphysics.com Tomorrow is weigh in time … Continue reading

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Feeling IT

I’m feeling it today!  What is it? Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth.  To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development … Continue reading

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Perseverance, Process, Each Step

Life is not easy for any of us.  But what of that?  We must have perseverance and above all, confidence in ourselves.  We must believe that we are gifted for something and this thing must be obtained. – Marie Curie … Continue reading

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