Solitude & Resiliency

“We only truly find ourselves in periods of solitude.” -Willow Smith. This morning I was listening to Red Table Talk while I was in LA Fitness getting ready, as I usually do, and this quote just resonated with me. I’ve experienced many periods of solitude, on a normal every day basis and during prolonged periods. […]

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Beginners Guide

A beginners guide to getting started on their fitness journey’s—can be used at home or in a gym.

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Comfort Zone: Friend or Foe?

Hi, friends. It’s been a while! It will probably be awhile before my next post, too, but I had some time to reflect over the past 2 weeks. As I was gazing out of my window while riding the train in Scotland, I began to contemplate the idea of “comfort zones” and just what their […]

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Beat the Bloat

Welcome, fellow bloated bellies! I’m not glad you’re here, because that means you probably deal with some level of pain and discomfort, too, but hopefully I can help. First, a little bit of back story… Around January 2016, I had been experiencing increasingly worsening symptoms to include, nausea and vomiting, stomach pains after eating, diarrhea […]

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Tips for Traveling on a Budget

There are people who value material, and there are people who value experience. I can appreciate material to an extent, but I firmly believe that travel is the most precious gift that money can buy. Traveling enhances our lives in so many ways, it makes us kinder, gentler, more compassionate and empathetic, more grateful and […]

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You Have TOO MANY Friends!

“The more the merrier” DOES NOT apply to your circle of friendships. Whether you’re thinking “I always keep my circle small” or “But relationships are everything?” you may want to hear me out. I used to be that person who was constantly processing my trust and affection issues as positives by rationalizing that people are […]

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Barbell Only HIIT Circuit

Limited time? Limited gym equipment? Newbie in the gym? I’ve got you covered. This HIIT (high intensity interval training) circuit is going to have you dying… in a good way. All you need is ONE barbell and about 5 feet x 5 feet of space to yourself. And some energy. Here we go: Barbell back squat […]

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