Live with Purpose

They all tell us to follow our hearts, pursue our passion, live our dreams, live with intention, find our purpose, etc. They all tell us that we need to work hard and take risks. They tell us to craft a life that makes us eager to get out of bed in the morning. They tell us … Continue reading Live with Purpose

Fun in Food

Eating "clean" or healthy can be pretty and fun! There's no reason to think that eating healthy is boring. A little creativity can go a long way! Take time to enjoy your food and the preparation process. Think about why we eat. Think about the nutrients you are putting into your body that provide nourishment- … Continue reading Fun in Food

Hope for Humanity

I was unsure of what to do with myself a few days ago, so I grabbed a large garbage bag and went for a walk. I picked up trash along the road while I walked. All the chaos in my mind calmed and I felt at peace while I continued along the road. It was … Continue reading Hope for Humanity

Preventing Burnout: Why It Matters

Note: I'm not talking strictly about early specialization and overuse injuries related to long training seasons with little time for recovery. I'm talking more about the psychosocial aspects related to the fatigue and exhaustion of "being done," not having any more fuel in the tank for this sport. Athletes who experience burnout are more prone … Continue reading Preventing Burnout: Why It Matters

Planning Life Goals

Goals should inspire us to the Nth degree. All our actions should align with our goals, our purposes. Know your priorities and plan accordingly. Step 1: Establish Your 5 Year Life Achievement List DREAM BIG personal growth financial professional athletic spiritual/service social health Step 2: Establish Your 1 Year Goal Pick 10 from your 5 Year … Continue reading Planning Life Goals

Massage Therapy School- Theraputic: Part 1

My experiences at massage therapy school were life changing. The environment was welcoming, my peers were encouraging and open-minded, and the instructors were brought in from throughout the United States because of their knowledge, experience, and passion to share with others. My tendency to take a lot of notes served me well as I extracted copious amounts of … Continue reading Massage Therapy School- Theraputic: Part 1

Massage Therapy School- Acupressure: Part 2

My experiences at massage therapy school were life changing. The environment was welcoming, my peers were encouraging and open-minded, and the instructors were brought in from throughout the United States because of their knowledge, experience, and passion to share with others. My tendency to take a lot of notes served me well as I extracted copious amounts of … Continue reading Massage Therapy School- Acupressure: Part 2