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Wisdom and Wellness Wrap-up #8

By March 15, 2024No Comments


In today’s post, we’re diving into a concept that resonates deeply with the core of Adam Braud Fitness: the integral connection between a fit body, a calm mind, and a house full of love. Drawing inspiration from Naval Ravikant, a philosopher and investor, we explore the essence of true well-being and how these elements are not just desires but necessities that must be cultivated with dedication and perseverance.

A Fit Body: The Foundation of Well-being

The journey to a fit body is a personal one, requiring commitment and a clear understanding that no one can do this for you. It’s about making choices that might not always be comfortable but are necessary for growth. This path is not about short-term gains but a lifelong commitment to embodying the best version of yourself. It’s about setting a plan, integrating it into your daily life, and approaching each day with a focus on consistency and progression. Remember, the goal is not just physical strength but the resilience and vitality to fulfill your roles and passions with vigor.

A Calm Mind: The Inner Sanctuary

Achieving a calm mind is perhaps one of the most challenging yet rewarding pursuits. It’s about finding peace within, understanding and accepting who you are, and finding contentment in your place in the world. This doesn’t mean ignoring the realities of life but rather facing them with a sense of inner stability and peace. It involves introspection, seeking help when needed, and practicing mindfulness to stay present and appreciative of the now. Cultivating a calm mind is a daily practice, one that enriches not only your life but the lives of those around you.

A House Full of Love: The Ultimate Reward

A home filled with love is not just a physical space but a reflection of the relationships and interactions within it. It requires effort, patience, forgiveness, and most importantly, time spent together. Building a house full of love means working on ourselves first—because how we show up in our space greatly influences its atmosphere. It’s about creating an environment where every family member feels valued, understood, and connected. This endeavor may require us to reassess priorities, ensuring that our actions and decisions nurture the bonds that make our house a home.

Integrating Body, Mind, and Home

The synergy between a fit body, a calm mind, and a house full of love is undeniable. Each element feeds into the other, creating a cycle of positive reinforcement. When we care for our bodies, we are better equipped to manage stress and show up for our loved ones. A calm mind allows us to approach our fitness goals with clarity and purpose, and a loving home environment provides the support and motivation to continue our wellness journey.

As we move forward, let’s embrace the challenge of earning these invaluable aspects of life. Let’s set intentions, make plans, and take actionable steps towards creating a holistic well-being that encompasses not just our physical health, but our mental peace and relational harmony.

Here’s to a year of transformation, growth, and love. Let’s journey together, supporting one another in our endeavors to build not just a fit body, but a life full of purpose, peace, and love.

Please check out our podcast on this very topic as well as our YouTube channel in the links below.

In faith and fitness,







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Adam Braud

Author Adam Braud

I'm Adam Braud, a Certified Fitness Professional. I’m a Louisiana native that hails from Baton Rouge! My fitness journey began at age 14 when I joined a friend and his dad for a workout at the gym, and I’ve never looked back. Along with my passion for fitness, I have a deep and genuine love for people. I’ve been able to express a lot of that through nearly thirty years of ministry experience. I integrate my love for fitness and people by providing a unique coaching experience through my app, public speaking, and 1:1 training. I couple science-based fitness with care for the whole person. My hope is to help people to take care of themselves in a way that allows them to be around and do the work they feel called to for a long time to come.

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