Do not fear failure. And by the same coin do not be afraid of the success yet to come. –Jonathan Quinn Fear is the most constant of emotions. A dark rider in most of our lives. Fear of the future, of other people’s judgments, of death, of failure, of success. Fear pervades even the … Continue reading Do Not Give an Ounce of Belief to Fear
“We were born as an individual. Every single human being is born as a completely unique creation. Your DNA, your experiences, your brain and the way it’s wired; there will never be another one like you. And always in life we’re running away from that. And we want other people to help us.”
It was a year ago today that I moved out of a life situation I was not happy with. With that comes a level of significance for me. I have been so focused on my goals, I never think to look up, or look back at where I’ve come from. Continue reading “A Look Back at the Last Year”
We are a different sort of person.
We don’t like where our lives are, where our bodies currently stand, or the direction our life situation is taking us. Continue reading “The Uncommon Man”
More people put more effort into their March Madness brackets than their own lives.
When was the last time you sat down and wrote out some goals? Laid down a foundation of thought and purpose, and created a path to succeed in your own life? Never.
“I am a unique snowflake. I was raised differently than everybody else. I have had difficult life situations that have caused great emotional pain. That emotional pain has led to my weight gain. And because of my uniqueness, my weight loss goals are ever outside my reach because no weight loss program or theory could possibly account for how unique I am.”
Let me ask you, did you hear yourself in that quote? Continue reading “Personal Responsibility: How to Destroy the Victimhood Mentality”
You’ve heard whispers and rumors.
You’ve been told stories that some people out there avoid carbohydrates. That somehow they have redefined how their body utilizes energy. They have become fat-adapted.
Lite Week has taught me some invaluable lessons. Firstly, that 2,000 calories is too low for me, as 3,500 calories is too high. So I’m raising my caloric intake to a steady 2,500 calories. Even with clearing 3,000 calories every single day this week, I still lost an impressive 3.2 lbs from Sunday to Sunday. … Continue reading Lite Week
There’s a reason I am the most hated, and the most appreciated person, in equal parts, on MFP. Continue reading “Pivotal Point of Positivity”
I once met a man who called himself The Governor. Not because he governed, but because he didn’t allow his life to be limited by a governor. A governor, or speed limiter, is a device used to measure and regulate the speed of a machine, such as an engine. Why call yourself The Governor when … Continue reading The Governor