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How Often Should You Reevaluate Your Goals?

How Often Should You Reevaluate Your Goals? The best-laid plans… No one can predict the future. Even if you’ve taken care to make your goals prudently and taken into account everything you could have known at the time, if you’re ambitious enough to set a good number of goals, eventually something will come along that […]

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Goal Setting Tips: Mistakes to Avoid

Goal Setting Tips: 5 Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them We’ve all been there. You start out on a new project with the wind at your back and a spring in your step, with no reason to expect you won’t end up exactly where you dreamed you’d be. Then something goes wrong. Whether it’s […]

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How Navy SEALs Conquer Fear and Anxiety

The training kicks in. Take a second to think about what made you stressed or anxious last week. Deadlines, traffic, a long grocery line, or some social situations are everyday trivial stressors, but your brain’s amygdala processes them as life-or-death threats. Stress just means resistance or pressure. We need stress to grow as humans; it […]

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A Navy SEAL Commander’s Advice on Developing Mental Toughness

Make positive choices during your weakest moments. Do life’s events appear random and outside your control? Perhaps you think or say phrases like “I’m stressed,” “this job is killing me,” or “I need a drink.” Do you shrink into yourself, or even quit, when things go sideways? Maybe you get emotionally overwhelmed, and let fear, […]

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Top 6 Lower Body Strength Training Exercises

Your body is a temple. And it starts on the ground floor. Arms and abs might move magazine covers, but it’s seven billion lower bodies that move the world. From your feet to the small of your back rests the engine of peak performance, whether it’s just the activities of daily living or a matter […]

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Best Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

It’s not called your center of gravity for nothing. Whatever it is you want to do, your core is involved, and strengthening your core makes you better at it. A tougher center of gravity makes you a less resistible force and a less movable object no matter what you’re involved in. A stronger, healthier core […]

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The Big 4 of Mental Toughness

Imagine showing up at Basic Underwater Demolition SEAL training (BUD/s) on day one. Around you stand 175 swarthy SEAL candidates from all walks of life. Some are monster Adonis types who played linebacker for their college football team. Others are boxers and wrestlers. Others are underwater combat experts (code for water polo). Still others look […]

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