Fatherhood – 2 Months In (Off The Mat)

Richard GriciusBlogs, Off The Mat, From Dean24 Comments

Fatherhood - 2 Months In

Declan was born almost 2 months ago, and I thought it would be a good idea to sit down and write about my experience so far.

  • How the experience has compared to my expectations prior to his birth
  • How my life has changed; my values, the way I work, & my daily activities
  • Being honest with myself, how I feel about the changes, my overall experience so far
Fatherhood - 2 Months In

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Dean’s Response: Black Lives Matter (Off The Mat)

Dean PohlmanBlogs, Off The Mat, From Dean41 Comments

Dean's Response: Black Lives Matter (Off The Mat)

“Better stick to yoga.” “Don’t choose sides.” “You should be careful, you don’t want to lose any customers.” As I look at my morning to-do list and think about the yoga content I’m creating today, I can’t help but think that what I’m doing is insignificant compared to the people who are addressing more significant issues. To be honest, I … Read More

Dean's Response: Black Lives Matter (Off The Mat)

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How I QUIT Junk Food!! (What I Did, & What Happened)

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How I QUIT Junk Food!! (What I Did, & What Happened)

In January of 2020, I’ve been doing a Challenge on building better habits, and one of the challenge participants suggested that I included some personal stories about my own habit formation. So here goes: The one big action I took to get rid of the habit. The indirect effects of that simple action. And why I RARELY eat junk food anymore. (I don’t even have the desire.)

How I QUIT Junk Food!! (What I Did, & What Happened)

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How Do I Stay Positive & Happy – A Guide

Dean PohlmanBlogs, Off The Mat, From Dean, Lifestyle & Wellness6 Comments

8 of My Anti-Self-Destruction Strategies (So I Can Be Healthy, Happy, & Productive)

Do you have certain daily habits that you practice to keep you happy, clear-headed, and functional?

I definitely do. And without them, I wouldn’t be able to get done HALF of what I typically manage on a daily basis.

Let me share 8 of my personal anti-self-destruction strategies – things I do on a daily basis to ensure I’m happy, healthy, and productive.

8 of My Anti-Self-Destruction Strategies (So I Can Be Healthy, Happy, & Productive)

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