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Mindfulness

Perspective

The instantaneous combustion of our frustrations can cause harm long after the conversation ends, so take some time and then use kind words that can help instead of harm.?..

Preventing Athlete Burnout

You’ll find 5 Tips for Preventing Athlete Burnout towards the end of this article! Why does it matter? Note: I’m not talking strictly about early specialization and overuse injuries related to long training seasons with little time for recovery. I’m… Continue Reading →

Getting More than My Feet Wet

I already shared my exciting news with you– I wrote and published a paperback book! SMART Reflections: A Reflective Goal-Setting Workbook for Educators is available on Amazon. You might be quick to judge and think that a workbook isn’t a real book,… Continue Reading →

SMART Reflections

Ahh!! The day is finally here. I have been yearning for this day for as long as I can remember. Being pregnant, that’s not very long. (That was a joke.) In all reality though, I have dreamt of publishing a book… Continue Reading →

Can Flow Be Coached?

Maybe, maybe not. The phrase “go with the flow” provides only temporary encouragement, temporary attainment of flow. We need clear goals and skills to overcome specific challenges to help us reach and maintain the flow state, the flow experience. Happiness… Continue Reading →

Let’s Talk about Eating

Q: Why do we eat? A: We eat to nourish our bodies, providing the substance and the fuel we need to enjoy the activities we love! Affirmation: “I am the only expert of my body.” Do you think or worry… Continue Reading →

Being Intentional: Family Holidays

How can we be intentional this Christmas season? How can we maintain our sanity amidst the “busyness” of consumerism or the ridiculousness of some family conversations? Before answering these questions, take a few minutes to think about what they actually… Continue Reading →

Not Built in a Day

As we embark on new adventures or as we set out to reach new goals, it is important to remember that growth takes times. We must slowly replace an old habit with a new, healthier or more productive habit. And… Continue Reading →

New Diet

No! You do not need a new diet, or any diet, unless you are training for something specific  or if your doctor called your nutrition plan a “diet.” Personally, this word is horrendous and should not be used by anyone…. Continue Reading →

Yes, Look Back

People often say, “Don’t look back, you’re not going that way.” I’m going to disagree. Yes, it is important to not dwell on past experiences or live with regret about how things could have been different based on different choices or… Continue Reading →

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