Gratitude is Greater Than Love

Yep.  I said it.  John Lennon told us "Love is all you need."  He was right...but also incomplete in his assessment.  Love is good.  It's an amazing emotion when controlled and focused.  But love can get us into trouble, mostly because it's an emotion that can spin out of control quickly and now our "love" for ice cream has us clutching a pint of Ben and Jerry's until the diabetes and obesity take us to an early grave.The inspiration for this post comes from a quote that I read this morning in my email from a recently passed member of

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Why the Hare NEEDS the Tortiose

Ah yes.  The tortoise and the hare.  Such a lovely story about how "slow and steady wins the race" and why persistence is they way to success.  While those things are true, there is another, much deeper lesson we can learn here.  Especially in our current, uber fast (pun intended) society.  In a Facebook group that I (Coach B) am a part of, we got into a discussion about an email many of us received and none of us could pin point how this person got our email address.  Either way the conversation sparked an awesome discussion about value, values,

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Her Story. Your Story. Our Story.

Thursdays are blog days for me (Coach B).  Most of the time I try to provide some motivation or insight on whatever fitness related topic happens to be my soap box of the week.  This week I want to share a story.  Not in my words, but in the words of the story teller herself.  Our October member feature has been with us nearly since the beginning and she keeps blowing us away with her ability to progress and get stronger and fitter, day by day, week by week, month by month.  Laura's story is our story.  A story of

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Aggressive Patience

I have a confession.  I am a podcast lover.  One of my favorite business and motivation podcasts is the MFCEO Project.  It's motivational and makes me think about business and getting things done in ways that are very applicable for my stubborn brain.  The hosts name is Andy Frisella, he's the CEO (or rather the MFCEO) of 1st Phorm Supplements and Supplement Superstores.  A few weeks back he coined the term "aggressive patience".  I don't know if he got it somewhere else, but I heard him say it, so I'm giving him the credit.Aggressive Patience carries the idea of constant

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