Tag Archives: PNW

When you can’t sleep- Think

Inside the ropes everything makes literal sense. A punch has velocity and angles- such simplicity.  You must master your response system- constantly picking up reactionary speed. The onslaught doesn’t slow down for your emotional processing- it continues, uninvited forcing you … Continue reading

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Opportunity

We are given opportunities in life.  We seize them, or we don’t and seek another chance to change directions. In working on being more self-aware, I learned that it’s best to have a methodology in which you are able to … Continue reading

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An inspirational story

Take a minute and read this story by Nancy Lieberman and then come back to this blog. This woman is bad assery!  I wish I had a smidge of what she has…..I’m just a follower when I look at her … Continue reading

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Vision

I always know where I stand while I look out there. Boxers have to know themselves completely.  We need to know and understand the ranges in us from confidence to insecurity.  We need to know how and why we make … Continue reading

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Shattered

Sparring is the best way to confront yourself…..At Arcaro, we aim to make sure you have an authentic boxing experience-  one that allows you to be challenged and to grow.  Below is a guest blog post by Linda-  One of … Continue reading

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Failure and Setbacks

Sometimes the hardest thing to do is really look in the mirror.  It’s super easy to put our finger outward and away……so much harder to turn it and point between our eyes. One of the most common human habits when … Continue reading

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Stopping the war with time

We are a culture of bandaids…..of temporary fixes……of trying resurrection versus changing our behavior. We always seem to want to be anywhere but where we actually are.  We manipulate time according to our own definitions.  We complain of the waste … Continue reading

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In the Below

4am the alarm jolts me up out of bed– but let’s be honest….the anxiety of oversleeping had me awake at 12:00……1:30…….2:15…….3:30………. Luggage, snow shoes, backpack….all a part of the essentials needed for this trip as we catch a Lyft to … Continue reading

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Failure

I learned how failure is essential for growth and confidence from my dog Frida. We were hiking in a heavily bouldered area.  Already a tough task for a human—-an even tougher task for a long bodied, short legged canine. We … Continue reading

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when you know

I had the sense of relief that comes from knowing that you have done the hardest of all the things you have to do, and the independence that come from having done something very difficult and important to yourself, even … Continue reading

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