August 2, 2016
I am a trained yoga teacher, a certified personal trainer, a Crossfit coach, a kettle bell specialist, a life coach- and I need help too.
Recently I changed some priorities and focuses in my life that took me from living in a gym or studio 40-60 hours a week, to visitin...
April 6, 2016
Shame is the Problem, not the Scale
“I’m traumatized!” That was my answer to “how was your day?”
I had had a bra fitting. I went in thinking I was a 36C and walked out a 34DD! I couldn’t believe it! DD! Me? Couldn’t be! Those letters conjured pictures in my head t...
March 30, 2016
“Don’t be a quitter.” “Quitters never win.” “It’s always too early to quit.”
Pardon my language, but that is garbage!
You don’t have to do everything! You don’t have to be everything!
A few weeks ago I had 7 jobs in 3 different career paths. Does that so...
March 8, 2016
There’s an old Seinfeld bit, “People! They’re the worst!”
To be honest, I’m not sure I’ve even seen that episode but I hear Jerry’s voice every time I think it.
But I think it- and that’s the problem.
There was a time that it seemed funny to say something as absur...
February 17, 2016
There are over 68 Million hits to the question “How to take a compliment.”
That is a crazy, powerful indicator of how hard it can be to accept positive feedback and how conditioned we are to deflect kindness or acknowledgement of our accomplishments.
But, I’m going to sa...
January 26, 2016
The first time I ever saw a squat toilet I literally didn’t know what to do.
I had been living in Taiwan for a few months already when I found myself in a public restroom in downtown Taipei. The theme park I worked in (shout out to LeoFoo Village!) had western toilets,...
January 1, 2016
Make Your Bed- Every Day
What’s the easiest way to start off every day with integrity, mindfulness and commitment? How can you begin every day by keeping a promise to yourself and knowing that you are a person who keeps your promises? Where can you find order and peac...
December 15, 2015
They don’t call it Beauty Sleep on accident!
Proper rest and recovery is essential to health- physical, mental and emotional.
Science still doesn’t know exactly why we need to sleep, but the consequences of sleep deprivation are well documented- everything from weight ga...
December 4, 2015
How often do you have something you know you should do, that you want to do, that you would like to do- but just don’t. Every day? Me too.
Move every day, meditate, eat your vegetables, make your bed- things we should do, that we want to do, that we feel good doi...