Your beast- your beat

"So don't you try to tame the lionJust to ride on the horizonCan somebody let the beast out, babyYeah, we all hide our desireAnd then we feel the beat like fireWill somebody let the beast out, baby" The Lion The Beast The Beat -written by Grace Potter The first time I heard The Lion The … Continue reading Your beast- your beat

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

NICE is a four letter word

I won't go into the specifics of the particular situation, but I remember clearly the moment a few years back when a description of my being "nice" was carelessly tossed into whatever the conversation was that a group of us was having and for the first time I identified it for the condescending insult that, … Continue reading NICE is a four letter word

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

Tear-It-Up Thursday

What is Tear-It-Up Thursday? TIU Thursday is my reminder to show up 100% in whatever I'm working on. This may seem like a no brainer, but in reality there are a magnitude of outside factors that keep me from ripping with gusto into the tasks that are in front of me that may sometimes appear … Continue reading Tear-It-Up Thursday