We don’t always know how powerful we are, and how much our moods and emotional states can affect others. Imagine being in a pretty good mood and then encountering a friend who is really angry about something. As they are ranting and raving about what they are angry about, what is happening in your body? Do you think their anger,
As we encounter people throughout the day, we have a choice about how their energy affects us. We can either absorb it like a sponge or let it bounce off of our protective energy bubble. If we’re too permissive with letting people’s negative energy in, we can start to feel our own outlook get more negative. It may also show up
I’ve learned something new from my awesome coach Iris Benrubi. She told me that I can often be very analytical when I’m trying to explore a problem. This means I’m more in my head than in my heart. She recommended that I drop down into my body and listen for messages. One of the most powerful things she advised is
The 51% Rule – Boundaries are Your Friend By Chandra Lynn A friend reminded me today of my 51% rule. Have you ever felt like you are doing more to help your partner then they are to help themselves? Sometimes it just seems easier to take control and get things done on your own than ask your partner to do their part.
Where Are Your Friends on Your Intimacy Ladder? By Chandra Lynn Have you ever had a bestie that you talked to you almost every day and now you’re not as close to as you used to be? That disconnection can cause you pain and make you question the relationship and what you mean to them now (and vice versa). There are
Are you scared to be vulnerable? I am. I never thought I was though. I live open-heartedly which means I’m generally open and authentic in all aspects of my life. However, these last few months I’ve gone into hiding because of being afraid to expose myself during hard times. As a coach, I want to be an inspirational leader and
Using Your Yoga Mat as a Microcosm for Life By Chandra Lynn It’s hard to begin to describe what yoga means to me but I’ll start by saying that your teacher is everything. I did yoga for years as a physical practice to learn how to stretch and stay limber. Little did I know it could be so much more!
Consistency Is Everything When Training By Chandra Lynn A couple years ago I started tracking my workout using the bodybuilding.com body face app and recently I realized I only had tracked 300 workouts! Of course it doesn’t count all the times taking walks or attending yoga classes but it does show me that I’ve been fairly consistent with my routine and, as
When was the last time you did a “happy dance”? If its been a while, you may be limiting your joy. There are a lot of reasons why we place limits on expressing our joy, and most of the time, we don’t even know we are doing it. If you can relate to this and crave the feeling that comes
Health & Fitness Tools – Part 1: Bodybuilding.com & BodySpace By Chandra Lynn Getting fit and losing (or gaining…anyone?) weight is hard and to make it a little easier – and a lot more effective – I rely on technology as tools to support my journey. Here is an overview of what I use and why I like it, starting
Health & Fitness Tools – Part 2: Calories & Macros By Chandra Lynn There are thousands of diet books and resources for helping you lose weight, and honestly, I find it all confusing and contradictory at times. This is the most simple method I’ve found to break it down for real results. 1. Figure out how many calories you can
By Henrik Edberg “Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.” Jim Rohn Working and living in this age isn’t always easy, and sometimes to makes you feel as if you need a mattress from somewhere like Leesa to curl up on and never leave. So this week I’d like to share 10