Discovery Through Dance

Going All In – How Scary Could It NOT Be? (or Lessons from Gary Vaynerchuk)

Going All In – How Scary Could It NOT Be? (or Lessons from Gary Vaynerchuk)

I have been trying to find “my thing” for years. My passion. While there have been clues and I’ve recognized it’s one of the things that are important for me, for a long time I have not truly embraced it and gone ALL IN. But as GaryVee shares, it might not actually be as bad, not as scary as you might think to go all in. In fact, you have the capacity to learn that the NEGATIVITY and JUDGEMENT you get for going all in on YOUR THING, and LISTENING TO YOURSELF FIRST … is not so bad. So let’s find out.

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Clinging to Disempowering Facts

Clinging to Disempowering Facts

There are some things about us that are technically true, but aren’t worth saying. They are the things that give us reason to hold ourselves back and perpetuate a sense of falsehood to our soul. Is it worth repeating what is “fact” at the expense of what is true?

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Shorten the Gap

Shorten the Gap

Whether it’s something big or something silly, each time I do something and #EmbraceTheWeird in any way, the gap between “I have this idea” and “f*ck it” gets shorter and the severity of doing that thing gets less intense.

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What a Teese – Lessons from the Queen of Burlesque

What a Teese – Lessons from the Queen of Burlesque

There’s value to be had everywhere, if we’re willing to look past some of our differences. Dita von Teese holds herself with an unmistakable poise and presence. She’s not afraid to be elegant, powerful, nor is she afraid to forge her own path by being different.

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Top 10 Questions of 2018

Top 10 Questions of 2018

The exercise, 100 Questions by Leonardo Davinci is designed to get you to think about the questions that are most important to you in your life (at this moment). I’ve found that my direction for the year is almost paralleled by the questions and themes from doing this exercise.

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Keep Cleaning

Keep Cleaning

And now my heart likes things to be clean, so I will do everything I can to keep cleaning, because it’s an ongoing thing and I’m learning to accept that it’ll be something I do forever.

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Never Hesitate to Reset

Never Hesitate to Reset

Whether or not I behaved that way isn’t even relevant anymore. All I want to focus on is today. What can I do today? What does the heart say today? Where am I going to go from today?

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Daily Kylego Effects – 10 Days In

Daily Kylego Effects – 10 Days In

Doing this Kylego exercise every day has been incredibly beneficial. A part of me actually tries to convince myself NOT to do it, because doing it raises my awareness of what I’m actually capable of. And if I don’t do it, then I don’t have to face the music.

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Bright As Night

Bright As Night

I’m most effective in the dark, when the world is asleep. These hours seem to be my golden hours, when I’m most productive, most focused, and less likely to be distracted. Most in tune with myself.

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To Find Silence, Invite It In

To Find Silence, Invite It In

My default should be all-devices-offline. My phone, computer, laptop, music, fan … all of it. None of it should be operating unless I have a specific thing I need to accomplish.

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Austin Pranger

Austin Pranger

I'm a West Coast Swing dancer and instructor in training.

I'm constantly working on improving my dancing and I share my progress through the journey of West Coast Swing and dancing overall.

Through my blog, Discovery Through Dance, I showcase a myriad of thoughts, philosophies, and practices in dancemindsetentrepreneurshipcommunity development, and more.

By sharing my self-discovery and experiences through dance and this thing called "life," I aim to help others discover their own magic in life - whether through dance or not.

I have no interest in showcasing a "perfect life" or to to pretend I have everything figured out.

I don't.

But I do intend to share my experiences, including the highs and lows, so that maybe someone out there can find the courage to live out their own life - or take it even further.

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