Health and Wellness, Mental Health, Uncategorized

Let’s talk MORE about mental health…

In honor of this past Saturday being World Mental Health Day, I wanted to send a big shout out to anyone and everyone who may need to hear this, it is ok not to be ok. And not only is ok not to be ok, it is also more than ok to admit it and… Continue reading Let’s talk MORE about mental health…

Health and Wellness, Inspiration, lifestyle, Mental Health, motivation, Uncategorized

10 Ways to Embrace the Beauty of a Fresh Start….

I honestly believe the old saying is true, “sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together”. If you have been around long enough, I am sure you can think of at least one time in your life when something that at one point seemed right and good, suddenly or maybe not so… Continue reading 10 Ways to Embrace the Beauty of a Fresh Start….

Exercise, Fitness, Health and Wellness, Inspiration, lifestyle, Mental Health, Uncategorized, Workout

5 Reasons My Goal for September Is To Practice More Yoga!

Happy National Yoga Month to all my Yogis out there! Since we are celebrating all things yoga during the month of September, I thought this would be a perfect time to explore what this ancient practice is all about and how incorporating it into our lives can benefit us in a variety of ways. I… Continue reading 5 Reasons My Goal for September Is To Practice More Yoga!

Food, Health and Wellness, lifestyle, Uncategorized

Do I Need a Sugar Detox?

I have been finding myself increasingly craving sugar throughout my days as of late. This is more than a little odd for me because I am DEFINITELY Team Salt. I have, for as long as I can remember, craved salt. I normally always reach for the chips in the pantry over the cookies and can eat pickles… Continue reading Do I Need a Sugar Detox?

Health and Wellness, Inspiration, lifestyle, Mental Health, motivation, Uncategorized

3 Things I Should Have Stopped Doing a Long Time Ago…

I was recently walking my dogs past a group of young kids playing basketball and my friend who was with me looked over at them and said, "Man, to be that young again!". My reply was, "I wish I could be that young again but know what I know now!" With age comes wisdom, at… Continue reading 3 Things I Should Have Stopped Doing a Long Time Ago…

Barre, Exercise, Fitness, Health and Wellness, Inspiration, lifestyle, Mental Health, motivation, Uncategorized, Workout

Monthly Goal Intention, July: Pump the Breaks!

Let me start by asking you lovely people a question, do you think it is possible to be TOO productive? If someone would have asked me that six months ago, I would have very quickly and very adamantly replied, "No way!". There is so much to do and not enough time in the day to… Continue reading Monthly Goal Intention, July: Pump the Breaks!

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Dear Body, I’m Sorry!

I’m sorry for how I have mistreated you over the years. I am sorry for sometimes starving you.  I am sorry for sometimes overfeeding you.  I am very sorry for feeding you such garbage in the form of junk food and fast food one too many times.  I am sorry for not allowing you the… Continue reading Dear Body, I’m Sorry!

Exercise, Fitness, Health and Wellness, Inspiration, lifestyle, motivation, Races, running, Uncategorized, Workout

Monthly Goal Intention – June

Question for you all, can you be allergic to running?!?!  I’m kidding of course but if you could be, I would definitely be suffering from the running allergy because wow is it an unpleasant experience for me!  No matter how much I talk myself up about getting out there and getting miles under my belt,… Continue reading Monthly Goal Intention – June

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I can become a ballerina at 40, right!?!

While I haven’t talked extensively about any one workout program I have done since starting my at-home workout adventure several years ago now, I am doing one currently that I feel an overwhelming need to tell you about.  I didn’t start this page to influence anyone to pick one workout style over the other or… Continue reading I can become a ballerina at 40, right!?!

Exercise, Fitness, Food, Health and Wellness, lifestyle, motivation, Uncategorized, Workout

Monthly Goal Intention – May is for Macros!

A big reason I started this practice of setting a monthly goal intention was to hold myself accountable to learning, growing and bettering myself all year long, not just at the beginning of the year for like 30 days or until I got distracted by a million other things that life throws at us. I… Continue reading Monthly Goal Intention – May is for Macros!