Continuation Into Mindfulness – Part 2

This simple, 3 minute, guided breathing meditation is a quick way to clear your mind and take in your current experience.  Stop reading now Dragons, and play this video to become present in this moment. This is an example of a mindfulness training exercise.  I also utilize body scanning, sitting, …

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GAME Plan: The final post.

Hey, Dragons! This week’s post will be my last GAME Plan. I’m taking on a lot of other projects and so something had to go, and unfortunately it was this column. I’m not going far, though. Kenny knows where to find me, so I’m sure I’ll make guest appearances in …

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GAME Plan: Here comes the summer.

Hey, Dragons! As the summer approaches and my schedule begins to shift from busy, end of the school year activities to a more social/travel focused break, I’m starting to plan how my fitness and nutrition needs will change because of it. The biggest change to my schedule is the loss …

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GAME Plan: That class I told you about.

 Hey, Dragons! In my last post, I mentioned that I was going to attend a class that my personal trainer runs out of his studio. I was looking forward to the class, but I was also a little nervous about the whole endeavor because I would be going from working …

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GAME Plan: Walking out of my comfort zone.

Hey, Dragons! I’ve been on Spring Break this week and it’s been wonderful. Going into it, I had these big lofty ideas for working out. But let’s be honest, once you realize you’re not accountable to anyone for an entire week, it’s a little hard to get up and go. …

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Mindfulness Part 1: Brief Introduction

The first time I heard about mindfulness I was a bit skeptical but after the first day of practicing I was completely sold!  Like most everyone, I have my faults and have areas of improvement that I would love to advance.  This is a holistic incorporation of everything from interpersonal …

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GAME Plan: Planning for success.

Hey, Dragons! I’m happy to report that meal prep has gone pretty well these past few weeks. I wish I could claim that I was responsible for this success, but the fact is, my husband and his parents have been incredibly supportive, and have done a good portion of the …

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GAME Plan: Cutting the Excuses

Hey, Dragons! I have no problem sharing my successes with you, but it’s just as important to share my failures. This week I was hoping to talk about how my meal planning was going, but life got busy and I used it as justification for poor decisions. The fact of …

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GAME A Few Tips, Tricks, and Resources.

 Hey, Dragons! Like many of you, I browse the interwebs on a daily basis, and I know I will often run across articles and resources that I find interesting and want to go back to, but I never do. So I thought this week, it might be a good idea …

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