we get what we train for.

to improve physical performance, practice skills on the field of play, as if on event day.

to run better, practice running.

to tackle better, practice tackling with what you’re tackling on game day: people and not equipment.

mixing strength training with skills training changes muscle activation patterns.

using this as a basis, I see where I’ve honed my skills for: sadness, anger and martyrdom.

now I’ve laid my martyr to rest, I’m choosing differently now.

my focus going forward is to practice happiness.

while not denying my pain, I am now choosing to change my focus to love, happiness and strengthening my weaknesses.

so tonight I will raise my glass and toast to the change I’ve needed the most: here’s to practicing happiness!

Because I get what I train for, here’s to softening more..


Published by Tiffany

Writing out my thoughts has helped me to gain a new perspective of myself. In sharing these writings, it is my hope to help others to better understand themselves. It is my belief that with each of us who chooses this path of greater understanding of thy self, that it inspires others to do the same. This building momentum is the force that drives me to share, for in my vulnerability, I find my strength. I believe that you can also find yours there. ~~~In reading some of my posts, you will see that growth is not always pretty. It is in breaking apart and coming undone that a seed sprouts and breaks free of its own captivity. It is also out of mud that the lotus blossoms. ~~~Please join me in seeing the beauty of growth within the deconstruction of our limiting beliefs. ~~T.C.

21 thoughts on “Training

      1. Hey! I’m getting ready to take this blog down now – I’ve moved with my old ones to a self-host site. I’ll send you and email with the info. Love ❤️

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  1. Happy, Happy Happy! I am for you! 😊❤ And the pic is perfect, trained to perfection. Tiffany you brought tears to my eyes, Your writing has been so clear, inciteful and positive as of late. Yup, Happy, Happy, Happy! You should be so very Proud of yourself! How did that Virginia Slim’s ad go ” “You’ve come a long way Baby!”
    Blessings❤❤❤ Ken

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