It’s a place where the only measure that matters is the act itself.
We have grown accustomed to witnessing courage in the form of heroism. There’s a stain left on the mind when one is exposed to this kind of courage exclusively.
I am confident that if coffee were a person, she wouldn’t claim that she’s trying to save the world. Her only hope would be to make it a little bit better.
A callus is a toughened area of skin which has become relatively thick and hard in response to repeated friction, pressure, or other irritation.
I’ve concluded that the posture of fitness in any place reveals more about an environment than it’s street signs and once a month town-hall meetings.
Underneath all the pressure of perfection, the world wants people who simply just do a good job.
Perhaps the truth is that living up to a dream is far less important than what the ambition of the dream has to teach us.
A few miles away from the protesters, just people of different size, race, age and gender doing life. Together.
This is our goal as personal trainers: To give people the warmth they want while delivering the service they invest in.
It’s like driving a vehicle with your eyes glued the rear view mirror.
Our blessing of the human mind – the most beautifully designed organ – is also vulnerable to massive distraction and is susceptible to leech like invasions.
Having one good, honest friend is the soul equivalent to building a timber frame home. It only gets stronger with time.
I will never know that man on the bench. But I know he was practicing a skill that we are all thirsty to master in the current pace of life.
Without empathy, we resort to relating to each other as things, on par with a street lamp or coffee mug.
This is the paradox: Leaning into what is clutching us is what will allow us to work ourselves free.
He’d searched for gems in books, but never recognized the gem playing out in his own neighborhood.