Browsing articles in "Inspiration"

Jan
7
2014

20 Tips For Combatting the Winter Blues

While it may not be cold, dark and wintery for everyone this time of year, it certainly is for many. So we at Girls Gone Strong wanted to offer our readers a collection of ways to stay strong, happy and low stress in mind, body and spirit during the winter months. We surveyed some of [...]

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Oct
22
2013

Losing My Brother to Cancer – My Journey of Strength

My journey of strength started about 3 years ago.  If you had asked me then, why I wanted to lose weight and get strong I would have told you I wanted to do it for my children, so they wouldn’t have the overweight mom who can’t run and play with them like a mother and [...]

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Jul
23
2013

Thirty and Going Strong!

I just celebrated my 30th birthday last week and I’d be lying if I said I didn’t feel the end of an era coming to a close as my birthday approached. My twenties were a heck of a ride! Gosh, a third of my life and really my entire adult life. College, relocations, career shifts, [...]

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Jul
17
2013

A Workout For Your Soul: 3 Ways To Develop Inner Strength

Note from GGS: Today we are bringing you an awesome guest post from our friend Sirena Bernal.  Sirena is a fantastic example of a strong woman, and we are honored that she was willing to contribute such a great article.  Check it out below!     Hop on your newsfeed or do a quick Google [...]

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Jul
5
2013

Give Your Best, Your Very Best.

  I was in the gym yesterday morning and a coach was having his client do a controlled bear crawl. He was cuing her on the simultaneous placement of her opposite hand and foot, her hips and so forth. With a cup of coffee in hand, I observed and smiled as I was reminded of [...]

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Jun
18
2013

Acceptance

  We are all unique. We all have individual wiring, dreams, habits, quirks, opinions, schedules, make mistakes, the list goes on. Acceptance is one of the greatest gifts we can give to or receive from someone we love. When acceptance is absent, pressure or guilt may build and if left lingering too long in our [...]

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May
31
2013

GGS Spotlight: Grainne Murphy

Name:  Gráinne Murphy. My best attempt at writing that phonetically is Grawn-ya. Not Grainy! Age:  35 (sob!). Can we just say 30s? Location:  Canada What does being a GGS mean to you?  It’s hard to put into words. I love this community for giving me so much more confidence and encouragement. I love strength training [...]

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May
17
2013

GGS Spotlight: Angel Stone

  Name:  Angel Stone Age: Dirty 30’s Location: Washington, D.C. What does being a GGS mean to you? Acknowledging your fears then crushing them with your bare hands. Letting your light shine. Surrounding yourself with other shining lights. Forgiving yourself. Missing a workout or eating a giant cupcake isn’t disastrous. Negative self-talk is. Celebrating your strengths. [...]

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Apr
4
2013

Living In Strength

Opportunities to build, polish and demonstrate our strength show up everyday in our lives. Maybe it’s a quick moment in a situation where we have a choice in our action or reaction. Maybe it’s literally in the gym as we push for a new personal best, or maybe strength shows up a little each day, [...]

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Mar
4
2013

Lessons Learned From A Girl Gone Strong

2013 is the year of my 30th birthday. Part of me thinks “wow, that’s a biggy!” Although, I don’t really feel a day older than when I was in my early 20’s. The only significant difference is the additional growth in my career and the life perspective that I’ve continued to collect through time and [...]

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