It's that time of year again, the time where we all make new year's resolutions that we swear we won't break. It's that time of year where we all start thinking of ways to make our lives better, our bodies healthier, our friendships stronger. Yet, it won't take that much time before these resolutions are … Continue reading It’s 2019: Here’s to a Better Version of YOU
Have you ever asked your child (or a friend's child) how he or she defines the word "Love?" I recently asked my two sons what they thought love meant, and what they wrote did not surprise me, because it came straight from their hearts, free of preconceived notions or societal definitions. They used words like … Continue reading Why we should LOVE like a Child
You see it all the time - photos and stories showcasing someone's yearlong journey towards a better body transformation. Before and after photos of a more slender, or more muscular, body shape. Then they chronicle how they came to the end of their journey - the sacrifices they made, the time they spent at the … Continue reading Why Transformations Should be More than just Physical
Raise your hand if you enjoy hitting legs at the gym? I know I do. I typically work out the lower half of my body 2-3 times a week. Not only does this help to keep me strong and healthy, but it also helps to build out my glutes, hamstrings, and quads - all of … Continue reading Leg Day Fun
Have you ever felt like you were stuck, unable to move closer toward a goal of yours or on the other hand, further away from a situation you knew was bad for you? Was it as though you were unable to make a decision one way or another that would have actually MOVED you in … Continue reading Are you “Stuck?”
Have you ever heard a song on the radio or saw an old photo from your teenage or college years and suddenly you were transported back to a particular moment in your life that flooded your brain and heart with such visceral emotion that it caused you to lose your breath? Or perhaps you've caught … Continue reading Why Memories Hurt…
To my boys - My how much you have grown: from infants clinging dependently to my chest, to toddlers firmly holding my pinky, to young boys now fleetingly wrapping your arms around my waist. Though the time with you both has moved quicker then I care to mention, I wouldn't change any of it even … Continue reading A Letter to My Boys
We've all heard it before - if you dream it, chase it. But how many of us actually take the time to put forth the effort to go after our dreams? To sacrifice other things in our life so that we can dedicate our energy, passions, and never ending commitment to what is required to … Continue reading Dream Chaser or Dream Sabotager?
We live in a busy world, one filled with an insane amount of distractions. It's no wonder we are a society filled with stress, anxiety and depression. Everyday we are bombarded with noise - work, family, society - and too often we are unable to disconnect, to find peace and solitude in the quiet inner … Continue reading Finding Time for YOU
I'm sure you've asked yourself this question a million times. Exactly what were you put on this earth to do? Who are you supposed to be? And I'm sure the answer has escaped you time and time again. Believe me, you are not alone. This is the hardest question for us to answer, and it … Continue reading What’s your life purpose?