Kimmy Moss

Originally from Northern Virginia, Kimmy is a high-voltage human with a passion for optimal experience. She has a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Communication from George Mason University, where she was a two-sport NCAA Division I athlete (soccer & track), and taught communication courses for four years. After college, Kimmy spent a decade coaching and teaching in Virginia prior to moving to California. She is an NLP Practitioner, XPT Level 3 Coach, CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, and was the 2018 Virginia State High School Coach of the Year, where she led her soccer team to a state title in her second year as head coach. Kimmy created and currently runs the Breath & Exposure program at DEUCE Gym. Committed to a lifetime of better understanding human perception, Kimmy is enthusiastic about teaching others how breath, exposure and movement can help them live healthier, more peaceful lives.

Return Trip Effect

If you’ve ever gone somewhere and felt like the return trip seemed shorter than the initial trip – even though the distance traveled and the actual time spent traveling were identical – you’re not crazy. It’s an actual phenomenon called the Return Trip Effect. Research conducted by Niels van de Ven in 2011 confirmed the

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Be seen, behave (and breathe) better

Without anyone watching, do you put the shopping cart away? Pick up after your dog? Discard gum in the trash, not under the table? I sure hope so. These are instances of social dilemma – situations when personal interests are at odds with that of the collective. Moral arguments aside, the key distinction here is

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Awareness works, but only as much as you do

We generally speak about self-awareness in a positive way. For good reason; a heightened consciousness for who we are – including what we say, what we do, and how we impact (or at least, perceive to impact) the world and those around us – offers considerable advantages to not having awareness. Remember, though, it’s only

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On restlessness: an alternative perspective

Picture this: you went to bed at 10 and had been sleeping like a baby when out of nowhere, you’re jolted wide awake at 3 in the morning. Ugh. Thoughts flying a mile a minute, all you can think about is the one thing on your to-do list that you’re yet to sufficiently handle. Unconscious

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Convenient or relinquishing perspective?

Whether you have a morning routine or not, surely, you can acknowledge the benefits to establishing a good habit. Automated practices afford us the ability to perform important tasks with less critical brain power. And by preventing decision fatigue – specifically, the exhaustion or misery that comes from having to decide something new everyday – we’re

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