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…

How to access #beastmode

I'm going to be honest with you: I don't wake up most days raring to hit my workout hard. Or hit my workout at all. The only thing I feel like doing, if I didn't know not to ask myself, is crawling back into bed. This is why I've learned not to let myself feel at … Continue reading How to access #beastmode

So…what do you want?

One of my favorite sayings of Dr. Phil is, "you've got to name it to claim it." This means two things to me: You can't change something within yourself that you don't acknowledge.You can't expect to get what you want if you don't even know what that something is. If you're struggling with this acknowledging and knowing, … Continue reading So…what do you want?

Are you solid?

If I had to pick just one ultimate goal behind my passion for continuing to educate and strengthen my mind/body/spirit it would be my aspiration to become solid. The picture I'm given is of chocolate Easter bunnies. Hollow bunnies crumble at the slightest poke, whereas solid bunnies need a good gnawing to do them in (and even … Continue reading Are you solid?

I Love George Bailey

*It wouldn't be Christmas to me without George Bailey. I wrote this piece some time ago and I read it often as a reminder to myself to hang in there when I'm feeling the way George did on his "crucial night". If you are having a crucial night yourself, I ask that you remember that … Continue reading I Love George Bailey

The Curse of The Coulda-Shoulda-Wouldas

It's not your fault. You know- that thing (s) you did "wrong" in the back of your mind that keeps insinuating itself to the front of your mind and perhaps even aggressively spreading its big ass across even the little nooks and crannies of your mind, eventually invading every facet of your waking, and quite possibly, … Continue reading The Curse of The Coulda-Shoulda-Wouldas