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Drama-Free Zone

Drama = poison.

In your life or at your affiliate. Once people start with the poison, the sickness spreads.

Stop the drama fast. In your job. In your life. In your gym.

You might need to find those who are spreading the drama and invite them to leave.

Sure, you could lose a few members or a few trainers or a few friends. But best that you do it right away. Your life will be lighter and clearer and better. Nothing good comes from drama, so get rid of it.

And if it’s YOU who is the Drama Queen? Then learn to shut your own mouth.

[box]If it’s not true, necessary, and kind, don’t say it. Period. Dot.[/box]

Don’t save your drama for your mama — even she doesn’t want to hear it. Just learn to STFU. Better to be silent than to whine. Better to be thoughtful than to bitch. If you’ve got a legitimate gripe? Take it directly to the person whose behavior is bugging you. Speak to them civilly. Listen to them in return. Communicate. And stop telling others what you should be saying to one person.

When you pull up to your gym (whether it’s a CrossFit affiliate or your globo-gym or your garage) leave your troubles at the door. The iron and the jump rope and the pull-up bar don’t know or care about drama. They only want to know how strong you are. So be strong.

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Dan
Dan

"Just learn to STFU". Amen.

Jane
Jane

I absolutely love this.

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