Yoda Was Wrong: Here’s Why

“Try not! Do, or do not… There is no try.” —Master Yoda If you’re not familiar with the movie The Empire Strikes Back, check out this quick clip (it’s less than five minutes) before you continue reading. Actually, even if you are familiar with the scene, humor me and re-watch it so you’ll know where I’m…

7 Day Gratitude Challenge {ToL}

Science has proven that gratitude is one of the best ways to improve levels of happiness, and reach new levels of success. Putting gratitude into practice on a consistent basis may prove to be challenging if you don’t know where to start. With this in mind, I’ve put together a list of 7 gratitude practices—one…

Overcoming Fear By Stepping Into It

A while back, I posted this quote on Instagram. The quote came from Lori Harder (@loriharder) via her amazing podcast Earn Your Happy! I’ve been binge listening since one of my Best of You mentor-ship sisters Emily Gough (@nutritiouslyemily) recommend it! It’s all about creating your best life and best self. Definitely check it out if you…

On Connecting With Those Around Us

I posted this picture the other day on my Instagram and on my Facebook page along with my ramblings. I honestly didn’t think that the thoughts I added to the photo caption would have such an impact, and was surprised by the number of people who read, liked, and commented. Sometimes I wonder how may…

S.O.A.P. Notes #1 {1 Corinthians 1:1}

In medicine and nutrition, SOAP notes are often used as a means to lay out the patient’s history, problem(s), findings, and then formulate a plan. Having a background in nutrition education and being that I currently practice medicine, SOAP notes have been an integral part of the way my brain processes information for over a decade. That…

Falling in Love With The Process {ToL}

I love this quote by Jim Kwik. It is so loaded! You can listen to the Podcast episode it came from here. We all want results, but how many of us are actually willing to do the work required for the desired outcome? I have good news and bad news. Are you ready for it?…

Kaci’s Currents {April 2017}

  Time for another round in the series designed to help you get to know me better! After last month’s deviation from the typical Kaci’s Currents, I’m back with the usual! Kaci’s Currents are mini recap posts designed to give you a glimpse into what’s flowing through my life at the present time and the…

Action Is A Dividing Line {ToL #2}

Action Is A Dividing Line {ToL #2} The following ramblings were inspired by a comment on my Instagram post by @fitlilbit13 (also check her out here and here!) It just so happens she was good friends with my older sister growing up, but I stumbled on her Instagram (I think via a #basicfitfam hashtag??) without realizing who it was…

Checking In

A lot of people see the new year as a chance at a fresh start, and as such, use it as an opportunity for positive change(s). I have really started to move away from an “all or nothing” approach. I now (generally) consider it to be a less effective method, and have abandoned it in favor of an approach of moderation and balance. Let me…