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My dad sent this to me in an email a few weeks ago. I really enjoyed it and thought to share it with others, but then I held off. Seems appropriate to share now more than ever.

It is hard to wrap my mind around the scope of yesterday’s tragedy. I am not a parent yet so that blessing and bond is one I have yet to fully understand. I do however, understand the power of family, love and loss. Such violence, especially targeted at such innocence, is unfathomable.

When it comes to the impact of a child, it is unmeasurable. Their smile, their delicate innocence, their potential – they truly give so many a true purpose in their lives.

Continued heavy hearts and prayers go out to all parents, children and the immediate people impacted by the senseless tragedy in Connecticut.

With love,

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Press Play: Instrumental For Your Playlist

As promised, another playlist. I love instrumental music, it’s so versatile. Sometimes it’s simply ambiance music and other times I draw inspiration from these tracks. I play these when I cook, write, relax, drive, run.. It was hard to narrow this list, so I picked a few artists and tracks from my recent playlists. There is definitely variety in this playlist, so make sure to check them out.


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Random Thoughts & Things

Good Morning!

I hope you all had a great weekend. Just some random thoughts and things I’ve been accumulating and figured you may enjoy one or two to start your week.

First and foremost, music! ;-)

Current #1 song on repeat (for a chill vibe of course) – “Afterglow (ft. Soundmouse)” by Phaeleh

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How to Get Published: Writing Domination in the Fitness Industry

There’s never been a resource like this offered before now.  If you are at all interested in writing for magazines, having your own successful blog, communicating with your clients more effectively through your newsletters or maybe even writing your own book – this is a must have addition to your library. CLICK HERE! or read on…

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Think The Best

Although my posts have deviated from the “fitness / training” theme recently, part of our Mission with Girls Gone Strong is to educate and encourage a strong body, mind and character.

The following is from a book titled “Choosing Civility” by Dr. P.M. Forni

Rule #3: Think the Best

“We must be as courteous to a man as we are to a picture, which we are willing to give the avantage of a good light.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” – Paul of Tarsus

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