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The Upcycled Do-Everything Bag
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The Upcycled Do-Everything Bag

It’s all too easy to think of summer travel that could’ve been: that rafting trip planned with your crew, the yearly pilgrimage to Chicago’s Riot Fest, flying across the country to surf, the list goes on. Someday we’ll be there again, whining about overbooked flights and mishandled luggage along the way. Until then, we need to make the most of the end of summer and fall with the adventures reachable in a day’s drive. Because with limited ability to fly to someplace warmer, it could be a long winter ahead. <!-- -->Once you’ve got the road trip planned, you’ll need to pack. This is where Nixon comes in with its new line of bags. And this isn’t just another collection for a new season—every piece in this line is made with REPREVE Our Ocean performance fi...
Daily Behavior Changes That Will Improve Your Fitness Business
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Daily Behavior Changes That Will Improve Your Fitness Business

While working in a self-driven industry can seem a bit overwhelming at first, you can take charge by improving your habits to have a greater impact on your clients as well as improve your business. Here are the top six things health and exercise professionals like you can do daily to improve your business: 1. Exercise or move intentionally every day Just because you train people every day doesn’t mean you get to neglect your own fitness, no matter how successful your business is at any time. Moving your body daily will help you manage stress and enhance your own health so you’re able to focus on your work. Look at your schedule each week and pre-plan when you will work out each day. Go a step further and schedule your own workouts in your calendar so no appointments can be made at t...
Others Opinions Don’t Matter
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Others Opinions Don’t Matter

31 Aug Others Opinions Don’t Matter Posted at 13:11h in Motivation by Natalie Jill “Stay in your lane”“You are too old”“That’s a stupid idea”“That’s ridiculous”“You can’t afford that”“No one would say yes to that”“I would never do that”“You better have a plan B”“That is too risky”“No one wants to hear that from you”I’ve heard them all … and the more I share and grow, the more risk I take, the more I step into a bigger life, the more I hear it…But… hold up! OTHERS OPINIONS ARE NONE OF OUR BUSINESSOthers “opinions” used to run me….Asking for approval.Seeking approval..Caring (way too much) what others thought.That becomes a problem when it gets between you and your goals and vision. I’ve experience this a LOT lately as I’ve shared about my new focus and business plan.So how do you fix this...
4 Things Every Beginner Climber Should Know Before Their First Outdoor Climb
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4 Things Every Beginner Climber Should Know Before Their First Outdoor Climb

Picture this: You’ve spent countless hours climbing indoors getting your skills as sharp as you can. Now, you’re ready to take it to the next level—to finally climb outside—but you don’t know where to start. <!-- -->There is a steep learning curve to go from indoor to outdoor climbing, but the incredible views make it oh-so worth it. However, there are basics that every climber needs to know when visiting the crags, such as being conscious of the area, knowing where to stand or sit, spotting a climber, communicating, and knowing how to get down. Juliana Petters tests her flexibility on a steep sport climb. Photo: Chris Van Leuven Being Crag Conscious Even before heading out, the first thing to do is become familiar with the area and routes so pick u...
Get Back in Shape and Tone Up at Gym The Right Way With Noom
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Get Back in Shape and Tone Up at Gym The Right Way With Noom

This pandemic has been wreaking havoc over everyone’s lives. Especially if you love going to the gym. Gyms being closed has forced people to change up how they stay in shape. Which can work, but it isn’t exactly the same. So it almost feels like a godsend that Gyms are starting to open up in parts of the country. <!-- -->As great as it is for Gym to be opening up again, there are some things you need to take into account. Not just the health-based measures of being in a public place when the pandemic is still going strong. What you will need to do is not to act like time hasn’t passed by overexerting yourself and causing a serious injury. Just because you may have been working out from home all this time, that doesn’t mean you can just jump right back...
How to Craft a Great Resume
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How to Craft a Great Resume

Putting together a solid resume can be a challenging task. Many people struggle with writing about themselves and their accomplishments, while others find it difficult to keep things concise and impactful. The key is to remember the person on the other end, who likely has very little time to sort through a stack of resumes to find the best candidates for a job.   Consider the following tips and strategies when building the perfect resume to take the next step forward in your career:  Keep it short, but meaningful: A traditional rule on resume writing has been to keep it to a single page, though that “rule” has morphed into a “recommendation” in recent years. If you have had a long career in the fitness industry or have a number of certifications or specialties that ar...
This Smart Desk Is Exactly What Your Home Office Needs
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This Smart Desk Is Exactly What Your Home Office Needs

The pandemic has changed the way many of us work. At first it was acceptable to cobble together a workspace at the kitchen table or make due at a crowded, mail covered desk. But with many companies continuing the remote policy, now’s the time to invest in a proper desk to get some serious work done. We took a look at the Sean Woolsey WFH Smart Desk in our home office for a couple of weeks. Here’s what you need to know. Courtesy imageWhat It Is <!-- -->From the Sean Woolsey Studios, based in Costa Mesa, CA, with a history of celebrating wood’s natural beauty, the WFH Smart Desk has motorized legs to raise the top of the desk. The standing desk, which can be either black walnut or white oak, locks in at any point between 25 to 50-inches from the floor. ...
Dropped: 13 Days Before Navy SEAL Graduation – The Lessons That Took Two Decades To Get With Brooks Hollan
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Dropped: 13 Days Before Navy SEAL Graduation – The Lessons That Took Two Decades To Get With Brooks Hollan

31 Aug Dropped: 13 Days Before Navy SEAL Graduation – The Lessons That Took Two Decades To Get With Brooks Hollan Posted at 04:30h in Podcast by Justin Schenck Dropped: 13 Days Before Navy SEAL Graduation – The Lessons That Took Two Decades To Get With Brooks HollanThis week no Leveling Up, Natalie Jill sits down with her favorite person, who husband, Brooks Hollan.Brooks Hollan is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, an entrepreneur, and high performance coach. Through his business, Service2Purpose (www.service2purpose.com), he works with high achievers that deep down still feel not-good-enough and unworthy, as well as helping leaders, entrepreneurs and executives experience joy, fulfillment, and freedom through living their purpose and not just ‘doing more.’Brooks is also an author, h...
Family movie night + latest adventures
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Family movie night + latest adventures

Sharing a themed Ratatouille family dinner and movie night + what we’ve been up to lately. Hi friends. I hope you had a lovely weekend. Thank you so much for your outpouring of love and sweet comments, DMs, and emails about Bella’s diagnosis. Even though she’s had a very long and happy life, surrounded by people who love her and just want to feed her the chicken she desires, I’m still gutted by the news. I talked to her wonderful vet tech for for a while on Friday and he gave us an idea of how this will progress and things to look out for. (Basically I need to make her food as appetizing as possible so she’ll keep eating.) It was a rough week and to add to the fun, I threw out my back. I saw a chiropractor hoping for sweet relief but she only used the little hand clicky thing and it did...
Why Every Guy Should Raise a Puppy at Least Once
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Why Every Guy Should Raise a Puppy at Least Once

I moved to Colorado when I was 23 years old. The plan was to work for the ski resort in Telluride and, after the ski season, return back home to Chicago to get a real job after I had figured it out. Well, I either never figured it out or I really did figure it out…whatever it is, because I still live in Colorado and I’ve transformed my ski bummery into an actual career path and a lifestyle rife with the stereotypes of a happy outdoor life. My face and feet are adorned with a near permanent goggle and flip-flop tan. Skis line my walls. I invest in gear not stocks. I drive a Subaru. And I (finally) have a dog. <!-- -->It’s been a year of wonderful dog companionship with Bodhi (named after Swayze’s character in Point Break, ‘cause duh). And being a dog d...