Perceptions are a funny thing, some might say fickle, even. A perception, simply put, is the way we think about things. The way we view the world around us, the people in it, the situations we find ourselves in, and so on. We each have the power to shift the perceptions others have of us… Continue reading The Power of Perception
If I had a dollar for every time someone said to me, “I don’t know how you do it”, well hell, I’d have a lot more money than I do now! But in all seriousness, I get asked that question a lot over stuff that I consider routine, so I wanted to talk about it… Continue reading How I Do It… And Why
Around here we try to take the time to reflect on our actions, thoughts and words frequently, but, as with all things, life gets the best of us and it gets lost in the shuffle. So, Sunday's are a day for some reflection and introspection. For myself, it's easy to sit and think about the… Continue reading Quiet Contemplation and Reflection
Getting started in something is easy, but continually progressing and moving forward is much harder. This is especially true, it seems, when it comes to fitness and nutrition. So often I’m asked how I manage to keep moving foward and progressing in my fitness goals. I’ve come so far in such a short time, and… Continue reading Starting AND Maintaining Fitness Goals
Finding yourself, who you truly are at your core, is hard. Finding yourself during motherhood, at least for me, has been undeniably harder. So often as mothers (fathers, too) we devote our entire being to raising our children and doing what they need, without much consideration for ourselves. Many of us (I fall into this… Continue reading Discovering Who You Are and How to Find Balance in Motherhood
Resolutions. I mentioned in my New Year’s Even post that I don’t make them. I don’t believe in creating a concrete idea for what I am *going to do* in the next year. It is too hard, in my opinion, to ensure that you will do something you set out to do. Not because it’s… Continue reading New Year… Same Me!
One year ago today I began a journey that would soon change my life in ways I didn't realize... It actually started on October 24, 2019 when I reached out to Brittany (a friend who runs Body by Brittany, a personal training company based out of Michigan) and said "it's time and I need your… Continue reading How fitness transformed more than just my physique…
It is my belief that we all have at least one pivotal moment in our lives. Often it is when we realize that we are missing a part of ourselves. Maybe it’s the career you haven’t chosen yet, wanting children, finding a spouse, getting a new hobby; anything that might symbolize a moment of clarity.… Continue reading Reinventing myself and finding my passion