The Charge

The Charged Life, the truly lived life, is not a routine existence in some quaint, picturesque village of safety and certainty. No, the life worth living is out there, in the wooded wilds in the daily fights with our own demons. -Brendon Burchard, The Charge I love this book…if you want to change how you think about your life, ignite …

MK ParceThe Charge

Strategy Sunday: Rest

there is power in the rest -MaryKay Parce Just recently I was challenged to incorporate 20% resting time in my daily schedule and I can’t include meditation or journaling…I was a bit freaked out with the idea of simply resting my body and brain…my teacher told me to go sit on a rock by the river, get a massage, take …

MK ParceStrategy Sunday: Rest

Mindful Eating: 7 Hungers

Mindfulness is deliberately paying attention, being fully aware of what is happening both inside yourself—in your body, heart, and mind—and outside yourself, in your environment. Mindfulness is awareness without judgement or criticism. -Jan Chozen-Bays MD,  Mindful Eating Am I really hungry? How often do you reach for a handful of snacks while watching a movie or unconsciously eating several slices of …

MK ParceMindful Eating: 7 Hungers

The Happiness Advantage

I heard Sean Achor speak a couple of years ago and was intrigued by his scientific research, sense of humor, and ability to teach us how to reprogram our brain to become happier and gain success in our lives. The Happiness Advantage is based upon the 7 principles to improve our performance and maximize our potential.

MK ParceThe Happiness Advantage

Detox Bathtime

self-care is a divine responsibility -Danielle LaPorte Did you know that Epsom salt really isn’t really a salt compound, but a naturally occurring mineral compound of magnesium and sulfate? Constant stress drains the body of magnesium and increases adrenaline causing restless nights, anxiety, irritability, and lack of concentration. Research shows bathing in Epsom salts three times a week improves skin …

MK ParceDetox Bathtime

Love Your Training

Fall in love with the process of training your mind, body, and soul…the results you seek will arrive when you decide to transform in love and happiness. I have been in the fitness industry since leg warmers, Reebok, and high-impact aerobics…and my theory of “getting in shape” remains the same…love your training…love your transformation. Being healthy, fit, strong…feeling lean, badass, …

MK ParceLove Your Training

Moving Toward Balance

When we do not expect anything we can be ourselves. That is our way, to live fully in each moment of time. This practice continues forever. -Shunryu Suzuki, Not Always So Moving Toward Balance is one of my favorite yoga books by Rodney Yee…clear, simple instructions to move you into a weekly home practice…beautiful photography…perfect for the beginner to seasoned …

MK ParceMoving Toward Balance

Strategy Sunday: Review

Plan. Do. Review. Sunday is the day I plan and review my week…schedule time for personal appointments, check-in with Monday morning clients, and handle the basics of food shopping, finances, meal preparation, laundry, plus spend time napping, writing, or reading…Sunday is the one day of the week I truly rest. People always ask me “how was your weekend? did you …

MK ParceStrategy Sunday: Review

You Are Enough

Life can be brutal. Comparison the thief of dreams. Judgement a harsh reality. Easy to give up and think “Am I good enough?” And, that’s the kicker…you are thinking versus believing. You are enough…trust me, you are enough. Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. -Albert Einstein Life is brutal and beautiful. Dreams feel scary …

MK ParceYou Are Enough

Strengthfinder 2.0 by Tom Rath

You cannot be anything you want to be —- but you can be a lot more of who you already are. -Tom Rath, Strengthfinder 2.0 After completing the assessment, I no longer feel trapped to improve my weaknesses, but inspired to develop my strengths and support others on the quest to uncover their greatest talents and potential. Discover your strengths …

MK ParceStrengthfinder 2.0 by Tom Rath