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Core on the Floor Workout

Whether you're at home, in your office, traveling for work and staying in a hotel, or on vacation; here are seven easy movements that are guaranteed to strengthen your core and abdominal muscles. And, you only need twenty-five minutes to complete. Easy, right?! So, let's get started by taking it to the floor! This routine [...]

2017-12-21T03:17:47+00:00 Fitness|0 Comments

The Importance of Risk

Make no bones about it: risk is terrifying, and failure can be devastating. But they are both also critical to strength. When I decided to leave my old career - my old life - and start a completely new one, more than a few people who cared about me wondered if I was a little crazy. [...]

2017-06-14T09:26:56+00:00 Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thank You, for Your Service and Sacrifice

As we enjoy this three-day weekend with family and friends, we are all confronted with ads and retail messages featuring discounts on everything from cars to furniture. I suppose we’ve just become immune to them, and that’s alright. However, for me, and my community, Memorial Day is about thoughtfully honoring those who served our great [...]

2017-12-21T03:17:47+00:00 Uncategorized|0 Comments

Grilled Grapefruit Mint Lime Sparkler

Over the last few years, I’ve become less attracted to alcohol. The effect, taste, and reasons why I drank have all changed. I used to drink for a buzz, and to have fun. I also used to drink simply out of habit. and due to social pressures. Now that my diet, lifestyle, and priorities have [...]

2017-12-21T03:17:48+00:00 Food|0 Comments

It’s Strong to Ask for Help

I’ve said it before: life often feels like a pie-eating contest where the prize is more pie. The more competent and capable you are, the more you get on your plate. Partly that’s because others around us are so grateful to have a competent and capable person that they give us more to do, and [...]

#BookstoreStrong Contest | Win a VIP Visit from Laurie!

During the month of May, I'm looking for one lucky winner to personally visit and give him or her a VIP one-on-one coaching session! Entering is so easy. Just purchase the book "Go From Stressed to Strong" at any brick-and-mortar bookstore and post a picture of your receipt to Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram, tag me [...]

2017-12-21T03:17:48+00:00 Travel|0 Comments

Why Your Brain Thinks Sugar is a Schedule II Drug

A lot of us use the word “addiction” pretty loosely, just meaning that we particularly love something or have strong psychological cravings for it. But more and more research is emerging to show that the human brain is hardwired to have a real, chemical addiction or dependency to sugar, in the clinical, not metaphorical sense. [...]

2017-12-21T03:17:48+00:00 Food|2 Comments