Clark Bartram

Success Leaves Clues, But So Does Failure

Motivational speaker Tony Robbins is known for saying, “success leaves clues”, and I totally believe and subscribe to that, however I think he should add…”and so does failure”.

Renew Your Mind

Our brains produce as many as fifty thousand thoughts per day according to the National Science Foundation. I’ve read other papers that suggest that we have even more—up to seventy thousand thoughts a day. The fact is you have unlimited ability to CHOOSE your thoughts regardless how many there are. You have the ability to […]

Staying The Course

There are many things along the path to physical fitness that will try to lead you astray. Here are some tips to help you resist temptation and remain true to your pursuit of physical and spiritual well-being. Some of the suggestions might seem basic and maybe you’ve even heard them before, but believe me, they […]

My 7-Step, Goal-Setting Battle Plan

“In the absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it.” —Robert Heinlein “Of what use to make heroic vows of amendment if the same old lawbreaker is to keep them?” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

Decide What You Want

Often the difference between people who do and people who don’t is just a decision. I’ve heard it said and it’s true, “the decisions you make today will determine the circumstances of the rest of your life.” So let’s improve your decision-making power!

Act Like It’s Your Last Day On Earth

I’m not trying to be morbid here, but what if today was your last day on earth? Would you have said what you said to your spouse? Child? Co-Worker? Yourself? Would you have gone to bed angry last night or wasted one minute complaining about useless things that actually mean nothing?

Cleansing Breath

I think it’s important to discuss what to do when you get stressed, experience fear or just get mad. None of us are impervious to these emotions, but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn to control them better.

Commit to Growth

It was probably about ten years ago when a close friend of mine challenged me to commit to my personal growth. I didn’t really get it at first to be honest. I thought to myself, “I’m pretty motivated, I’m not stupid, why do I need personal growth?” Well, once I started I quickly realized why […]

It’s Not The Problem That’s Your Problem….

It’s your attitude towards the problem that’s your problem.  Attitude is that big of an issue with most people.

What Is Your Why?

Too often in life we have the wrong reasons we want to do certain things, especially in the area of fitness. Motives like, “I want to look good at my high school reunion to make everyone jealous” have a negative tone to them and will never lead to lasting results. Other things, like “I want […]