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by Lauren Mackler During a recent trip to Japan, I realized I wanted more fun in my life. I am, by nature, a fun-loving person. But I’m so energized by my work that it doesn’t feel much like work. That’s…...

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One of my biggest philosophies is “Small changes for big impact.” I really believe in this mantra.  When it comes to creating change in our lives, even positive change, it can be really hard.  Let’s be honest: The older we…...

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Recently, I’ve found that I’ve been relatively uninspired to go to the gym.  I have had a really tough time motivating myself in the morning to get up and do my traditional workout.  Let’s face it, this happens to the…...

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by Lauren Mackler Fear is one of the biggest obstacles people face in managing change and moving forward in their lives. If you’re living your life based on avoiding the things that you fear, you’re not free to take risks…...

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Ahhh…finally…Spring is Springing.  Living in the Northeast, I have to say, I’m ready…no wait…I’ve been ready for Spring.  Our winter, much like a lot of areas in the United States, has been a long, cold, wet one.  I think I…...

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Almost everyone I know, at one point or another, has tried a fad diet or the latest celebrity tricks to lose weight and look good. Some of us will continue on this path of trying to find a quick fix…...

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A couple of years ago, the Boston Marathon promoted its event with a series of inspiring billboards.  All of them were black and white images of a runner, with a quote that expressed their reason for running.  Some billboards were…...

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Whether or not you exercise, you may have a predisposition to adhering to a program more than others.  Although there aren’t a lot of scientific studies out there on this topic, AFAA, the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America, has…...

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It is cold and snowy outside, and as the alarm wakes you from your sound slumber, you scold yourself for getting to bed so late last night.  The thought of getting out of bed to hit the gym is as…...

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Whether you are new to exercise or have been exercising for awhile, there are great benefits to having a Workout ‘Buddy’ (WB).   A WB can be someone who works out with you, side by side, or someone who just gets you to…...

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