When I completed my first marathon, I thought: I'm going to get a tattoo to honor this. Completing a full marathon was a 'Bucket List' item I had set for myself and accomplished in my early twenties. I never did get that tattoo and I'm glad I didn't - not because I think it was... Continue Reading →
In a growth mindset, challenges are exciting rather than threatening. So rather than thinking, oh I'm going to reveal my weaknesses, you say, wow here's a chance to grow. --Carol Dweck Physical growth, especially during childhood, is fast and effortless. A typical newborn weighs 6 to 8 lbs at birth, and by 6 months of... Continue Reading →
You are not a one dimensional human being. You are not your social media etiquette, a picture, a few things said under stress or through misunderstanding. You are much more. You are a fearless and wonderful soul who loves greatly. The people that matter are the ones that see all the dimensions of your soul,... Continue Reading →
Doing 'whatever it takes' is often praised as the highest level of determination and a mindset many people try emulate... don't get me wrong, I've said it, and the Imagine Dragons song gets stuck in my head as much as the next person's. I think we need to really examine this approach however, especially when it comes to your physical and emotional health.
My strength comes from knowing I have the ability to do anything; my weakness comes from the desire to do it all at once. I thought that I was a patient person - I've been working in some sort of customer service my entire adult life. I've been transforming my body naturally through clean eating... Continue Reading →
Clarify your purpose. What is the why behind everything you do? When we know this in life or design it is very empowering and the path is clear. -- Jack Canfield I have wanted to write a blog for a while, but I wasn't sure if anyone would care about what I had to say..... Continue Reading →