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So you want to be a good kayaker

You love kayaking and you want to get better in skill and mindset, but you’re not sure where to start? Or maybe you get out with your buddies as much as you can, but you feel stuck in a rut …

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How to relieve seasonal stress with yoga

Are you an active type who doesn’t like to slow down? During this time of year you may start to feel the weight and stress of all of that activity, especially because the Holidays can ramp up commitments and travel. …

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How to beat the Holiday bloat

If you’re like me, you love Holiday cheer, and that means sharing delicious meals and special treats with people you love (or just because it’s that time of year). It also means that you may experience more bloating and lethargy …

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Hard moves in easy water for a powerful mindset

You may think you know what practicing hard moves in easy water means, and I bet you don’t think of it as paddling the Narrows of the Green (a Class IV-V section). Earlier this month I paddled into the Narrows …

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Boundaries for a powerful mindset

The rapids you love exist because of the boundaries of the river banks. Those boundaries create a container in which the water flows powerfully. If you want a powerful mindset, you want to create your own river banks that empower …

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5 sleep habits that lead to a powerful mindset

Do you struggle with getting good sleep? According to the American Sleep Association, between 50 and 70 million Americans are affected by sleep disorders – so you’re not alone. When my coaching clients bring up their sleep problems, they feel …

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Who is standing for your greatness?

Who in your life is there to stand for your awesomeness when you can’t see it for yourself? When I was a freestyle competitor on the Canadian Freestyle team in the early 2000s, I was one of the best female …

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3 Morning habits that lead to a powerful mindset

If you want more courage and confidence on the water, then you need to start your day in a powerful way. What you do first thing in the morning can make or break your mindset for the rest of the …

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Why you need to do hard things.

How do you calm yourself down at the top of, or in the middle of a rapid? This is a super common question that I get from my coaching and instruction clients. I always answer with a few questions of …

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If you love eating, stop snacking

Eating is one of the most feel-good activities you can engage in. After all, at its root, eating fulfills one of our most important basic needs. I love eating, and you probably do too! Unfortunately, your digestive system isn’t designed …

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