NEVER STOP. NEVER FOOL YOURSELF. KEEP MOVING.

Never Stop. Never Fool Yourself. Keep Moving.

“Don’t stop, don’t cheat yourself,” Jess Movold encourages her 75K Instagram Live audience as she leads them in jump squats, lunges, dead bugs and more. She is a force. Jess Movold, once a reluctant runner who avoided invitations from her father while her sister trotted along, eventually caught the speed training bug in junior high.…

DIY HOME GYM ON A BUDGET

DIY Home Gym on a Budget

Illinois has entered a new phase and gyms have re-opened. While some can’t wait to have a reason to get out of the house, you may be hesitant to rush back to the sweat mill. With everyone breathing heavily and not quite always wiping equipment down, how clean are gyms anyway? And with the economy…

What is HQ?

How to Improve Your HQ: The Happiness Quotient

You’ve heard of the hotly debated Intelligence Quotient (IQ). And perhaps you have even heard of the more recently developed concept of the Emotional Quotient (EQ), and how aspects of each, IQ and EQ, can essentially be used to predict various definitions of success in life. The former assesses whether you have a mixture of…

CHANGE, COMMITMENT, COURAGE

Change, Commitment, Courage

  This present climate of sheltering-in-place has brought up a variety of concerns, expectations, emotions, and self-reflection.   Being a clinical psychologist, mother, and part of various interest groups, I have had the opportunity to hear the gamut of experiences. Some were excited for the “time off” from school and work. Some were happy to…

SPRING INTO SELF-CONFIDENCE

Spring Into Self-Confidence

Given the many images and messages we receive, whether through advertising or social media, about the “perfect” life, it can be a challenge to feel confident about what we have, who we are, what we look like and what we are doing. This is even more difficult for children, whose self-image is ever-evolving and whose…

WHEN NO TO SCREEN TIME EQUALS SCREAM TIME

When No to Screen Time Equals Scream Time

  I’m guessing you may have at some point experienced what I did. You introduced a fun luxury: TV, LeapFrog, iPad or video games to your children. And, in short order they were hooked. You had fantasized of family movie night followed by lovely conversation and loving children, happily putting their devices away to join…

MENTAL GAME COACHING

Is Mental Game Coaching Right for You?

You want every minute to count. You want concrete, immediate results. Who doesn’t, right? Wins are on the line.  That’s where Mental Game Coaching Can Help you Win Whether you are a professional athlete (or an entire team) getting ready for the next big game, a high school athlete looking to garner attention from recruiters…

Karla Steingraber Workshop

Book Karla to Speak at your Next Event!

Self-Mastery as the Prescription for Success Self-Mastery. We think we know what it means but what is it really? What does it take to achieve it? Is it reserved for Olympians and Nobel Peace Prize winners or can anyone achieve this elusive goal? In this 90 minute, interactive presentation you will walk through several exercises…

Mental Game Coaching

Improving Mental Health Improves Sport Performance

Anxiety, worry, nervousness, self-consciousness, whatever you want to call that feeling inside your chest and stomach, can contribute to significant distraction from living life, enjoying moments, getting your work done and pursuing your goals. At times anxiety can be so extreme it can cause nausea, lack of focus, intense symptoms that can interfere with a…