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Learn how to learn: Finding the link

All this Covid talk sparked a discussion with my kids the other day.  Their excitement about not having school has dwindled.  Boredom has started to set in and they want out.   Who would have thought right? At least that seems to be my daughters' take on things right now.  The two of them are… Continue reading Learn how to learn: Finding the link

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LIVE in the MOMENT but stay CONNECTED to the BIGGER PICTURE.

It’s been a week since the Raptors won the NBA Championship.  I can’t help but revisit, with amazement the amount of unity this team showed.  It’s truly a lesson to any coach, leader, manager, business owner, and anyone trying to achieve new levels of self development. The grit and determination this team showed is truly… Continue reading LIVE in the MOMENT but stay CONNECTED to the BIGGER PICTURE.

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HEALTH isn’t just NUTRITION and EXERCISE. Make time for your MENTAL HEALTH.

Have you ever caught yourself mounting an offensive against the people in your life.  But done it over and over again in your head.  Creating or carrying on silent arguments.  Analyzing disagreements, thinking about what they said or did and what you should or could have said? Me too! Whether it’s in our jobs or… Continue reading HEALTH isn’t just NUTRITION and EXERCISE. Make time for your MENTAL HEALTH.

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STRESS can INCAPACITATE you. LIBERATE yourself through a WORKOUT.

Your neck’s tight, shoulders rounded, you seem to be getting pushed down.  Almost folded in half.  It’s all encompassing .  It’s big, it’s heavy, it’s dark and it’s trying to wrestle you into submission. Stress. That beast.  It’s like Venom.  It encompasses you completely, takes over, overrides your thought process, it changes your actions and… Continue reading STRESS can INCAPACITATE you. LIBERATE yourself through a WORKOUT.

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A beginners guide to Weight Loss.   3 Keys to successfully achieving a healthier lifestyle.

Getting out of bed at the speed of an 80 year old. Stiff, sore, creaking and cracking. Groaning through the motions of sitting up and eventually standing. Lumbering to the bathroom and in the half second before the bathroom light flicks on. I catch a glimpse of a figure. One that seemed out of place,… Continue reading A beginners guide to Weight Loss.   3 Keys to successfully achieving a healthier lifestyle.

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Who’s this guy

Hi, I'm Justin Barone. I was born June 6 1981, with a heart defect called Tetralogy of fallot. There was a hole in the dividing wall of my heart and valves that would not close properly causing it to work over time. I had my first surgery at 6 months old.  The second was at… Continue reading Who’s this guy