Definition

chal·lenge | [verb: do it]

  1. to arouse or stimulate by presenting with difficulties
  2. to confront or defy boldly : DARE
  3. to call out to duel, combat, or competition

synonyms: arouse, assert, call out, confront, cross, dare, defy, demand, dispute, impose, inquire, invite, stimulate, test, try, vindicate

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience,
but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Embrace each challenge as potential to reach higher ground. Without challenge you could not revel in glorious victories, or understand the heartache of defeat.

People seek a challenge just as fire seeks to flame. Chinese proverb

Your challenges only exist through the intention they need to present themselves. Today, as you run from your meeting to get to class on time, As you haul 5 bags of groceries up the stairs, take the test or run the race… As As you travel to a place you’ve never seen, wait patiently for the phone call, and when you look into your opponent’s eyes taking a step closer…

Approach with your strength, courage and optimistic faith.
Know that you can. Do your best.
This world and has been created for you.Take it. Do it.Own It.

You are enough.

When we walk to the edge of all the light you have
and take the step into the darkness of the unknown,
you must believe that one of two things will happen:
There will be something solid for us to stand upon,
or we will be taught to fly. Patrick Overton, Faith

 

Philosophy In Action

Challenge yourself to a detox. Maybe 3 days, or even a week. Make the commitment and then, refrain from drinking alcohol, caffeine, and eating foods with white flour and sugar. These toxins tempt the stability and vitality of your body. Keep a journal and write down the feelings you experience during the detox. Keep the journal for future reference. Next time, someone or something EXTERNAL challenges your stability, look back at your journal and compare the feelings you've experienced during both times of contest and content.

Mind Games: Your Weekly Mantra

"Today, I accept the challenge of…"

Color Your World

The color of the month is cayenne. Take the challenge bring this spice into your life on a regular basis.

Many herbalists believe that Cayenne is the most useful and valuable herb in the herb kingdom, not only for the entire digestive system, but also for the heart and circulatory system. Cayenne is a medicinal and nutritional herb.  It is a very high source of Vitamins A and C, has the complete B complexes, and is very rich in organic calcium and potassium, which is one of the many reasons it is good for the heart.

Chakra Therapy

The root chakra is vital to your physical health. When balanced, the 1st chakra helps you find conviction during times of contest

1 Comment

  1. Jenn DeLuccia
    Jenn DeLuccia
    Thursday, April 25th, 2013 at 8:03 pm ·

    This week, I challenged myself to get into another instructor’s willPower infusion class. Thanks Steff Galante for challenging me to be a good student and not just a teacher.

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