Five Tips For Managing Holiday Stress {FTT23}

Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s are upon us! Is it just me, or does anyone else have a love/hate relationship with this time of year? It seems like we blaze through each event focusing only on the next event to come. We waste Thanksgiving thinking about Black Friday and cyber Monday. Then we get caught…

#75Hard Day 73: The Importance Of Trying New Things {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ As kids, we are constantly exposed to new ideas and information. Everything is brand new. There is excitement and joy living every day in the moment of constant engagement with all of these new things. ▶️ As adults, we eventually lose the excitement of life on a day to…

Five Tips For Boosting Confidence {FTT19}

In my coaching video that posted the other day (find it here), I talked about the keystone habit of weightlifting and how it was the catalyst for growing confidence and positive change in multiple facets of my life. Confidence was something that I struggled with the majority of my life. If I’m honest, I still…

#75Hard Day 35: Make Friends With Discomfort {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ Our culture has developed into one of comfort at all times. ▶️ Ease of access and instant gratification have conditioned us to expect results quickly and effortlessly in all areas of our life. We are frustrated when things don’t align with a “quick-fix” timeline. ▶️ While it is natural…

Where Your Purpose Is Found

I was listening to a sermon the other day when the pastor mentioned the story of Jesus in the boat with Peter (found in Luke 5:1-11). To get you up to speed, the gist is that Peter (a fisherman by trade) had fished all night and not caught anything. When Jesus asked him to let…

Five Tips For Overcoming A Limiting Mindset {FTT16}

  In order to accomplish any goal or dream, you must believe that you are truly capable of doing what is required to get there. It can involve change and growth which you might not think you can sustain, but I’m here to tell you that you can! Most of the time this process boils…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 09.01.2019 {Read Labels}

Welcome to the 9th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to read nutrition labels! The purpose of this month’s challenge is just to gain awareness. It is not to cause you to pass judgment on any of the foods that you are eating. You also do…

Five Tips For Boosting Your Mood {FTT12}

We all have those days when we just feel less than our best mentally. It passes with time, but what if you want to do something about it ASAP? Here’s 5 tips! 1️⃣ Do something for others. The quickest way to experience joy is to do something that brings joy to another person. Do a…

Weekly Quotes #11 {8/18/19 – 8/24/19}

A collection of thought-provoking, encouraging, enlightening, and inspiring quotes from various sources that I have come across this past week!       I get asked often for the references to quotes I use. This series is a way for me to keep track of and share the good ideas I come across each week! Where…

Five Tips For A More Relaxed Approach To Tracking {FTT11}

    I love the flexibility of tracking macros. Custom macro programming is one of the ways I work with my clients who are just getting started on their healthy eating journey. We’ve all heard of flexible dieting, but what about using macros for flexible maintenance? There’s nothing wrong with having goals, but when you…

Five Tips For Better Sleep {FTT10}

How is your sleep? Not just the quantity, but also the quality? Sleep impacts everything. Our mood, our health, our ability to gain and lose muscle or fat, our function at our jobs, our ability to live out our calling… The list goes on. It is not a badge of honor to run on as…