Kintsugi is a Japanese art form that takes a broken piece of pottery and repairs it using glue dusted in gold, silver or platinum. The idea is that it makes each piece more beautiful than they were originally, rather than broken and disposable. This philosophy perfectly encapsulates Broken to Barbell. Recognize the cracks, fill them with gold, and transform into better people because of them. So if you are feeling down or beating yourself up over a perceived flaw you may have
I used to think I hated physical activity. Growing up on a farm there was plenty to go around, despite my many attempts to get out of it. When I was younger, my parents signed me up for two different sports. Baseball and basketball. Upon winning a Semi-final game for T-ball, I began to cry because that meant I now had to play in the Final. After several summers of baseball (and hiding behind trash cans during baseball practice) I was given the option to either sign up or not.