Connecting with your beast

As a lover of spiritual symbolism, it's no surprise that the movie Avatar is one of my favorites. Perhaps that's also because the movie is described as an "action adventure journey of self discovery" which happens to be an attitude about our lives in general that I aspire to encourage. And while we're expected to exist day-to-day in "reality" … Continue reading Connecting with your beast

Working In Secret

Pssst... you there. Yeah, you- the one working your ass off with no recognition and perhaps wondering why. The universe has laid it on my heart that you're due for an energy boosting reminder that you are neither forgotten nor unseen and your work is important. It was laid on my heart to re-post this … Continue reading Working In Secret

Get one under your belt

START WITH ONE AND KEEP BUILDING... Given my early-bird tendencies, I tend to favor early morning workouts. For me, my workout is the equivalent of a mind calming drug I can't afford to miss a dose of, so the earlier the better. I also feel my strongest, with greater endurance early in the day. That … Continue reading Get one under your belt

Can I have…

If you're trying to eat healthfully, can you have junk? This is a question I get asked often. If yes, how much won't derail a solid wellness plan? If no, does that mean- never? As in "are you really telling me that I can't have ------(name your poison) ever again?" First off, the term "junk" … Continue reading Can I have…

Fuel Yourself

“But how will I do this when you’re not here to make me do it?”  This is an understandable question regarding working out from a client whose time period with a trainer is about to come to its end. For some, it’s an easy answer: don’t stop working with your trainer and you’ll never have … Continue reading Fuel Yourself

Find your personal “Holiday Spice”

I love coffee. Inside this mug is a holiday blend french roast that I mixed up myself by grinding a cinnamon stick and some whole cloves and a chunk of whole nutmeg in the coffee grinder, then adding it to my coffee. I didn't have a vanilla bean to add in, so I dotted the … Continue reading Find your personal “Holiday Spice”