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How to set boundaries

In Lifestyle, Mixed Martial Artsby Chelsea LaGrasseLeave a Comment

Setting boundaries is an essential skill that we all need to put into practice in our every day lives. It is also an integral part of self defense. What we allow to happen in our life will continue until we set boundaries and stick to them. If we have people in our lives that consistently disrespect us, make us uncomfortable, …

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Welcoming the storm and overcoming an injury

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I’m sure you’ve seen those t-shirts that say “Positive Vibes Only”. Our news feed is clogged with articles on how to be more positive or people telling us “just be happy!”. Society acts like it’s a crime to be upset, sad, mad, depressed, or distraught in any way. We put on fake smiles and fight the pain. “Fake it till …

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Unrealistic expectations and self awareness

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If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, get in shape, or eat better, you probably start the journey with high expectations and lofty goals. It’s great to have big goals and expectations for yourself but we all know that we don’t always reach those goals. If you’re like me, you start out doing really well with your goals like cutting …

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The truth about self defense

In Lifestyle, Mixed Martial Arts, Uncategorizedby Chelsea LaGrasseLeave a Comment

Self defense seminars are becoming increasingly popular with the rising threat of violence in our world today. More and more people, women especially, don’t feel safe walking down the road by themselves. Some of these seminars claim to give you techniques that will help you defend against any attacker, no matter their size or strength. I love that more and …

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Diets Don’t Work

In Healthy Eating, Lifestyle, Mindsetby Chelsea LaGrasseLeave a Comment

Every year or so, a new, trendy diet method comes out that everyone swears by. Your friends have gotten results so why not try it? Nothing else has worked up to this point so maybe this is the answer you’ve been looking for. At first, you’re really dedicated and stick to the diet without fail. Your losing weight and it’s …