Tag Archives: Motivation

Overcoming Inertia

“All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is to act as if it were impossible to fail.” – Dorothea Brande I’ve been struggling with inertia lately in the areas of fitness, blogging, and writing in … Continue reading

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Too Comfortable?

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” ― Edith Sitwell We all have our comforts – … Continue reading

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Using Our Talents

“As simple as it sounds, we all must try to be the best person we can: by making the best choices, by making the most of the talents we’ve been given.” – Mary Lou Retton I think of a talented … Continue reading

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Life is an Adventure: Ann

“Let go of your baggage so you can see how far you can fly.” – Ann Ann is one of my role models. She exercises, eats healthy food, takes steps to improve herself, and enjoys hiking in mountains. But she … Continue reading

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Entering the Race

“My doctor told me I would never walk again. My mother told me I would. I believed my mother.”   – Wilma Rudolph, first American woman runner to win three gold medals at a single Olympics In July, I hesitantly entered … Continue reading

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Reaching for More

“The triumph can’t be had without the struggle.”     – Wilma Rudolph, Olympic runner My family and I went into Chicago for a weekend recently and I was inspired to improve my fitness. Even though I’ve been walking 15 minutes or … Continue reading

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