Five Tips For Navigating A Rough Day {FTT}

Confession time: this one was born out of finding myself in one of those struggle bus days. I hate being in a funk, especially when I feel like I can’t get out of it, but there’s always something we can do to try to move things along—or at least prevent the spiral from going further…

Five Tips For Navigating Trigger Foods {FTT}

The ultimate goal with the foods we enjoy—regardless of if they are highly nutritious or not—is to be able to practice mindfulness and moderation and eat foods that make you feel your best. You want to get to a place where you can include all foods sensibly and always #LikeHowYouEat. Food is meant to be…

#GiveMe30HabitChallenge 08.01.2020 {Feed the Positive}

Welcome to the 20th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to “feed” the positive! Amidst a global pandemic, surfacing awareness of deep issues of social injustices, and the harsh reality of human oppression, the negative media is rampant. It’s hard not to experience some negativity running…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 07.01.2020 {Burpees!}

Welcome to the 19th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is all about challenging yourself to do something uncomfortable! This month’s challenge is to do burpees, specifically 20 burpees every day for the full month. It does not matter when or how you do them, just as…

Five Tips For Accomplishing A Dream Goal

As many of you know, I recently completed my first book manuscript and sent it to the publisher. This was something that required a great deal of focus and dedication. Projects like this are not something that we can approach half-heartedly or for the wrong reasons. With that in mind, here are five tips for…

Five Tips For Muscle Growth {FTT}

Most anyone who has been training for any duration of time knows the basics of progressive overload: time under tension, volume, density, frequency, etc. But there are things you may be overlooking that implement those principles in ways that are leaving some of your potential for gains on table. These are by no means all…

Why I Stopped Drinking

2 fun facts about me: 1️⃣ I waited until I was 21 to drink.2️⃣ Today marks 8 years since I have had any alcohol🍷🍺🍸🍹 Always one for following the rules, I may have been one of the few humans in history to have waited until I was 21 to drink. I worked midnights as a…

#GiveMe30HabitChallenge 06.01.2020 {Stretching}

Welcome to the 18th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to stretch daily! This month’s habit challenge is designed to help keep your body moving well and eliminate some common nagging aches and pains. As an added bonus, stretching can help improve function and decrease stress!…

Habit Hack: Start Small!

  Many times our new habits fail simply because we take them to the extreme. We feel like that’s the only way we will get results. The truth is that an imperfect habit practiced consistently will yield you more return over time then a perfect habit practiced occasionally. For long-term results, you are after a…

Five Tips For Finding Personal Growth Content {FTT}

I’m always studying one thing or another. Not only for expanding my knowledge base, but also to make connections between ideas that I haven’t had before. I’m also interested in taking ideas and making them both relatable and actionable—knowledge without implementation is not very useful. The thing about the pursuit of personal growth is that…

Five Tips ForNavigatingAnxiety {FTT}

In undergrad I battled anxiety to the point of insomnia and panic attacks. I’m not going to pretend to be an expert, but I can relate to how debilitating and isolating it can feel. Every so often, my anxious tendencies creep back in, but I have learned how to prevent and manage it in a…

Five Tips For Effective & Efficient Self Care {FTT}

Life is crazy busy. I get it. As women, we often put ourselves last. However, if we are going to show up at our best in service of others, it is vital that we keep our cup full. With that in mind, here’s 5 tips for effective, but also efficient self-care! 1️⃣ Know what qualifies….