June 28, 2010 Dr. Martha’s Monday Morning Motivational

June 28, 2010

You control your vision, whether it expands or stays idle.  Your vision controls your perception and your perception controls your reality.  So, in essence you control your reality.  When was your last reality check?

Love. Laugh. Adjust.

Dr. Martha Nessler

June 21, 2010 Dr. Martha’s Monday Morning Motivational

June 21, 2010

According to the Law of relativity you always determine how you feel. Everything is initially nothing but simply “just is” until you show up and give it meaning.  Then you decide. So, decide…what will you obtain from each situation? Remember your personality determines your personal reality!

Love. Laugh.  Adjust.

Dr. Martha’s Monday Morning Motivational

June 14, 2010 Dr. Martha’s Monday Morning Motivational

It’s all about the WHY! People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it! What’s your why?  What drives you?  The Why is your driving motivation for action. Define it and Do it!  Next comes the how and what!

Love. Laugh. Adjust.

Dr. Martha’s Monday Morning Motivational

February 22, 2010 Dr. Martha’s Monday Morning Motivational

Life is about lessons…each day we learn and we grow.  We are taught to embrace and enjoy the “peaks” but often aren’t reminded the importance of the “valleys”. It is in the valleys that we truly grow.  It’s where we learn our strengths and our stretched outside our comfort zones.  Embrace both. If you aren’t growing you are dying.

Dr. Martha’s Monday Morning Motivational

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February 15, 2010 Dr. Martha’s Monday Morning Motivation

ALWAYS come from a place of LOVE.  Remember: love is patient, kind, hopeful, selfless, faithful, and limitless AND you should be too! Remember LOVE is the highest vibration! Give love. Receive love.

Dr. Martha’s Monday Morning Motivational

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February 1, 2010 Dr. Martha’s Monday Morning Motivational

You have been called t be the salt of the earth and the light of the world.  Do your part and share your heart, coming from a place of love.

Dr. Martha’s Monday Morning Motivational

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How You Do Anything is How You Do Everything

Yesterday when I was in the gym I learned a very valuable lesson or at least had it refreshed.  5 days a week I do Crossfit workouts at my local gym.  I have recently started doing them with three other people very regularly.  We always have a great time and healthy competition.  We have all definitely grown exponentially in both mental and physical strength over the course of our workouts.

Usually each day I am the second one done, every once and awhile I beat Jim but it’s rare! I will say that on the days I do he is more upset than I am happy (love ya, JIm)! But, today was very different.  Today the workout called for:

100 ft of walking lunges with 30 lb dumbbells

30- 30″ box jumps

30-30 lb weighted pullups (20 lbs for women)

**4 sets of all three for time **

We all knew it was going to be a hard workout so we got started! We first did our warmup of overhead squats, dips, sit ups, ghd sit ups, back extensions, and a few pullups. As Crossfit says, “Our warm up is your workout!”

The timers started and we were of with walking lunges which were difficult but definitely doable, then I was on to the box jumps which were actually a nice break from what was next.  Those CRAZY weighted pull ups.  Are you kidding me (AYKM)?? One word, WOW! Ok, so 20 lb weighted pull ups were very difficult and after 3 pull ups (yes, 3!) I moved down to 12.5 lbs. And I completed my first set.  The second and third set took forever and were so difficult. By the last set I was really contemplating losing the weight with the pull ups.  Pull ups without weight are NO problem but with weight they were unbearable.  But, I was determined! I pushed through and it took me 37:30 to finish the workout.  The longest a Crossfit work has ever taken.  And I felt awesome! Really amazing and extremely proud! Why? Let me explain.

I was the last one finished by about 10 minutes.  Which was a change and like any change it can be uncomfortable.  But I was also one of the only people to finish it full out with all weights accurate or atleast a derivative of it.  Jim completed it full out with everything down exactly and really did awesome! But the other two did less weight on the walking lunges and no weight on the pull ups, which is still acceptable and deserves a job well done.  And believe me I considered it a couple times during the almost 40 minute workout.  I kept thinking that “it would be so much easier with no weighted pull ups” but I kept thinking to myself easy isn’t always the right or best way!

During yesterday’s workout I realized that sometimes the right way isn’t always the easy way. This seems simple but it’s so true and really important.  A lot of times a few shortcuts will still get you to the end point but will you get the same end result? Let me explain.  If I would have taken the weight off for the pull ups I still would have finished the workout and  would have done 120 pull ups total so I would have still felt amazing but I wouldn’t have gotten the same benefit as I did by doing the weighted pull ups.

My personal take home from yesterday was simple, sometimes the most growth and results come from taking time and being detailed.  It wasn’t when I finished but that I finished and finished fulfilled. Be patient and persevere and you will finish as you should! The right way isn’t always the easy way!

How you do anything is how you do everything.

Be well. Love and light.

Love. Laugh. Adjust.