You’ve Already Done the Work, Now It’s Time to Shine

I think about 95% of my life in terms of track meets and practices. All of the preparation, the hard work, the tears, the frustration, the anxiety, the rush of success, all of it. I haven't ran competitively in years, but I still feel those feelings all of the time. My coach used to say … Continue reading You’ve Already Done the Work, Now It’s Time to Shine

Celebrate That You Are Living A Life You Once Dreamed Of

As humans, we complain a lot. We complain that it it is too cold and that we miss summer, and then summer comes and we complain that it is too hot and we wish it were fall. We complain that we don't have enough in our lives and that our goals feel so far away. … Continue reading Celebrate That You Are Living A Life You Once Dreamed Of

Some Days We Struggle, That’s Okay

I was at a NAMI support group the other night as they always bring in guest speakers. At the end of the speech, which turned into more of a discussion, one of the attendees told me I should be a motivational speaker and another told me I should write. I chuckled because I currently do … Continue reading Some Days We Struggle, That’s Okay

Remember To Be Your Own Superhero, Too

We spend a lot of our mental energy on others. We make sure that we show up over and over for those around us. We do this so easily, knowing the love we have for those around us is so important to us that we put their needs before our own. We do this over … Continue reading Remember To Be Your Own Superhero, Too

I Can Do This, Watch Me

We set goals for ourselves all of the time. We feel it in our core that we can reach our goal, or we at least feel optimistic that we will get there. And then we might tell someone our goal, and they might tell us that our goal is unrealistic, and suddenly, your entire perspective … Continue reading I Can Do This, Watch Me