Feeling Lost? Get Lost! How to Find Clarity from the Path Less Traveled
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Feeling Lost? Get Lost! How to Find Clarity from the Path Less Traveled

Sometimes you gain the greatest clarity of mind when you get lost in your own backyard. Take a new trail, go a new direction, walk down a different (safe) street. A new setting can allow your mind to start thinking differently, thus allowing you to perhaps find clarity with something you are struggling with. Also,…

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Does Exercise Make Anxiety Better or Worse?

There is plenty of evidence that suggests that exercise helps with anxiety and depression, but as with everything, the devil is in the details. Without structure, purpose, and a plan, performing intense workouts can actually increase anxiety because of the amount of stress being put on the body. Instead, try performing a majority of easy,…

How to Stop Fearing Rejection and Start Learning From it
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How to Stop Fearing Rejection and Start Learning From it

I’ve recently finished writing a book about my evolving relationship with an anxiety disorder. In it, I dive deep into my addiction to alcohol, my recovery, and my quest to qualify for the Ironman World Championship (have I told you about that?) while discovering that some of the most debilitating traits of anxiety can also…

How to Get Started In Triathlon Video #2: Making a Meaningful Decision
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How to Get Started In Triathlon Video #2: Making a Meaningful Decision

Success in any venture requires persistence, even when things get hard. The quality of the initial decision to start that venture will determine the probability of success. A hasty decision that is made on a whim, and is not backed with a compelling purpose, puts us at risk of giving up the minute it gets…

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Anxiety and Control

I want to control everything. It’s an obsession of mine. I feel like if I don’t have control, my anxiety will go haywire. Does anyone else feel this way? Unfortunately there is very little that we have control of in this world. Fortunately what we do have control of can become a superpower.