Quality over Quantity

Hey team, Today we are looking at the comparison of having a lot of meaningless things, and having a few important things you can have a deeper appreciation for. The idea of quality versus quantity is looking at what an individual values more: having more people/things around them OR having a deeper relationship/appreciation for the things you …

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Don’t get caught up in happiness, focus on being grateful.

Hey team,   I know many of you are going to jump at this one, saying "Matt, you just told us to find happiness within ourselves" and I still stand by that. However, let's take a deeper dive into what I mean when I say happiness. The idea of happiness can often be misconstrued into …

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Don’t reinvent the wheel, drive your own course.

Hey friends, For our Monday Motivation, we're looking at trying to redesign the core values of a situation. My advice to you, as a trainer and individual, try to emulate the successes of those that came before you, and use that success to drive your own course. What do I mean, allow yourself to take …

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Take a Walk, a Deep Breath, and a Second to Appreciate

Hey friends, For this beautifully warm Monday Motivation, we are focusing on the power of simply taking a walk. Society is designed to surround us with so many things that stress us out, traffic, work, bills, family; and these stresses force our Sympathetic Nervous System to be on overdrive most of the time. The Sympathetic …

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Be happy on your journey, find someone to celebrate with

Hey friends, Our motivational Monday post, we're looking at happiness. People often have the idea that being with someone will bring us happiness, but this idea is flawed at it's core. For whatever reason, if you lose that person, you'd lose your happiness. Instead, I challenge you to find happiness independently and find someone you …

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When you want to Succeed as Bad as you want to Breathe.

"When you want to succeed, as bad as you want to breathe, then you'll be successful..." When I was at the University of Windsor, I was really into following a particular motivational speaker/life coach, Eric Thomas. Very inspirational story, found himself homeless in the streets of Detroit and was able to turn his life around and …

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Focus on laying the bricks, not building the wall

I heard this story once, probably when I was in highschool and it's always stuck with me. It's about two kids, 12 and 9 years old. Their father owned a small corner store, decided to take down one of the exterior walls and told his kids to rebuild it. Their response, as people would think, …

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