A Changing Social Life = A Changing Life

When we change one thing, we change everything. When we change a big thing in our lives, we transform our lives.

Now that the dust has started to settle and we’re hitting our third week of our extended home-stay, new habits and new normals are getting engrained into our lives and minds.

I’ve noticed a stronger sense of calmness and a stronger sense of “now is the time to make change” this week for sure. How about you?

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Nick Palladino-King teaches students and clients how to reduce stress, to increase happiness and to elevate health through yoga, wellness coaching and strength training.

What You Don’t Want > What You Do Want

Life has changed in a a big way right now, and this isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

If we chose to, we can use this extended home-stay to take a look within, decide what’s working in our lives, what isn’t and start to pivot and make major changes for the better. We can do all of this and use this time as a transformational container or we can continue to distract ourselves and do nothing. The choice is really up to each of us to decide.

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Nick Palladino-King teaches students and clients how to reduce stress, to increase happiness and to elevate health through yoga, wellness coaching and strength training.

Stop Shoulding On Yourself

Do you constantly tell yourself what you should or shouldn’t be doing? Do you find yourself judging your actions and even your inactions?

It’s normal, but this doesn’t mean you can’t change this habit if you want to. Today, we wanted to give you some insight on how to start changing your thinking, your language and ultimately, your life.

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Nick Palladino-King teaches students and clients how to reduce stress, to increase happiness and to elevate health through yoga, wellness coaching and strength training.

Empathy Fatigue

Are you or someone you know an “empath” or someone who “feels” the mental or emotional state of others? Is it effecting yours or their life, health and happiness while others feel better?

If so, I have a new way of looking at empathy today, one that can change your life, happiness and health.

I want you to move from being empathetic to being compassionate. I’m not suggesting you stop caring and don’t support others, I’m simply suggesting that you start to support other with healthy boundaries for yourself.

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Nick Palladino-King teaches students and clients how to reduce stress, to increase happiness and to elevate health through yoga, wellness coaching and strength training.

The Carrot and the Cow

A few years ago, I learned a powerful lesson on a peculiar date with a particular woman.

The woman was into wellness. A little too into wellness.

It felt extreme when she requested that I pick her up at the gym. But that proved mild compared with her interpretation of a dinner date.

When she got into my car, I invited her participation in selecting a restaurant. She responded that she had brought her dinner with her.

Seriously?

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Nick Palladino-King teaches students and clients how to reduce stress, to increase happiness and to elevate health through yoga, wellness coaching and strength training.

The Path to the Perfect Body and Why You Don’t Want It

I recently found a picture of myself from three years ago. I could not believe how ripped I was! Muscles everywhere, almost glistening in the light.

At the time, I was laser-focused on my diet, weightlifting program and yoga practice. I was enslaved to my body’s form – obsessed with how it looked and what it could do. I was in physical pain from exercising so much. If I missed a session, I got a workout in guilt.

My body looked better than it ever has. But I could not see or appreciate it. I thought that my body was not in that good of shape.

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Nick Palladino-King teaches students and clients how to reduce stress, to increase happiness and to elevate health through yoga, wellness coaching and strength training.

Getting Clean: 10 Simple Steps to Generate Global Change

“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle and the life of the candle will not be shortened.”

The Buddhist poster emblazoning this quote on my office wall is a simple decoration from Ross. But it lights a flame inside me every time that I read it.

It reminds me to shine bright in the face of fear. It reminds me to accept the good and the bad.

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Nick Palladino-King teaches students and clients how to reduce stress, to increase happiness and to elevate health through yoga, wellness coaching and strength training.

Choice or Stress: Which Is Right for You?

Choice. It is a powerful word, one that places its commander at the helm of the ship.

We often hear people say: I do not have a choice. I have to do this.” “I have to do that.

These statements are dangerous. They plant the seeds for so much stress in our world.

I already can hear how you are responding: But I have to do certain things. I have to work, and there is no way around it.

Is that true?

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Nick Palladino-King teaches students and clients how to reduce stress, to increase happiness and to elevate health through yoga, wellness coaching and strength training.

Happy or Bust!

It is taking over the Internet. It is creeping across the walls at yoga studios. It is infesting the TV and books that we consume. And we are pouring time, money and energy into catching it: HAPPINESS!

The signal pulsing the following message at us is becoming oppressive: If you are not happy, something is wrong with you.
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Nick Palladino-King teaches students and clients how to reduce stress, to increase happiness and to elevate health through yoga, wellness coaching and strength training.

Good Press for Stress

Stress has gotten a lot of bad press lately, and the coverage is a little unfair. Let’s take a deep breath and give stress a break for once. Moreover, let’s thank it for doing its job.

Many of us demonize stress because we do not understand what it is: a physiological response. Nothing more, nothing less.
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Nick Palladino-King teaches students and clients how to reduce stress, to increase happiness and to elevate health through yoga, wellness coaching and strength training.