A New Approach To An Old Dream

Being an athlete defined me. I ran track from the age of 8 to 22. The first question when I saw old friends was often centered around track. Until this day, people still greet me as the "track star". You could imagine that when I decided to hang up my spikes, not pursue a professional … Continue reading A New Approach To An Old Dream

Therapy Helped to Save My Life

I used to think mental illness and mental health was someone else's problem. I used to think that therapy was useless and I surrounded myself with people who thought the same negative things about therapy as I did. It wasn't until I was in the midst of being broken that I found myself having a … Continue reading Therapy Helped to Save My Life

Spending Time in The Present Moment

How often do you spend being in the present moment? We spend so much time waiting for tomorrow, waiting for something better and constantly forgetting to live in the present and be okay with what we have before our eyes. We say we will be happier when we meet our goal weight or when we … Continue reading Spending Time in The Present Moment

Your Story Matters

No matter what your story is, know that your story matters. I think it is easy to feel like our story is insignificant because we learn that someone has gone through something worse, and so ours becomes unworthy to tell. I know I sometimes struggle with that, especially when I read the stories of others … Continue reading Your Story Matters

The Power of Listening

Listening, something so easy to do but yet something that we often have difficulty doing. We are distracted by our phones, by our own problems, or by other people in the room, that we often are not truly listening, not giving our friends and loved ones our full attention when they come to us with … Continue reading The Power of Listening