Browsing articles in "Mindset"

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
25
2013

The Law of First Bites

Moderation. It’s just not my thing. Well, not inherently anyway. You see, I have an excessive personality, in pretty much every possible way.     Take my television watching habits for example. I am not a “watch an hour a day” type of gal. Instead, I like to “binge watch,” meaning I will watch an [...]

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Sep
9
2013

3 Unconventional Ways To Make Your Body Stronger

Note from GGS: Today we are bringing you an awesome guest post from our friend, Coach Sirena Bernal.  We hope you enjoy it! (photo source: http://www.buzzle.com/img/articleImages/454103-23823-27.jpg)   Now that it’s become mainstream for women to lift heavier weights at the gym, it’s not hard to find blogs, videos, and meme’s educating female fitness enthusiasts to deadlift, [...]

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Aug
30
2013

Mindset Moves You Through

    Our strength and success starts from within. “Success” can show up in a number of ways, but regardless of the accomplishment (something tangible like a goal or intangible, like a perspective) it all starts with the mind. As Girls Gone Strong, we believe mindset is one of your most powerful assets along the [...]

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Aug
6
2013

Keeping Strength Fresh

“Don’t write off the importance of hard work, the guts to keep at it, a definite goal, and the ability to have fun in the process. If there’s no fun in it, something’s wrong with all you’re doing. “ – Norman Vincent Peale     Work, goals and fun are such important factors in all [...]

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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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