Choose Gratefulness Today and Every Day

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and often times our practice of gratefulness has come and gone as well. With Thanksgiving, we feel thankful for what we have, no matter how big or how small. For many of us, we get to spend time with family and friends and eat lots and lots of food, so … Continue reading Choose Gratefulness Today and Every Day

The Power of Saying No

Why is it so hard for us to say no to things that are not good for us? We will have one hundred and one things on our plate, and somehow find the words, “Yeah, of course I can do that”, coming out of our mouths, when we truly feel like we can barely handle … Continue reading The Power of Saying No

You Can’t Control the Weather, So You Might as Well Dance in the Rain

You really don't know what is going to happen. You can plan and prepare and play the best or worst scenarios over and over in your head. And you still won't know. You won't know if it will rain if you are planning an outdoor event. You don't know what someone's reaction will be when … Continue reading You Can’t Control the Weather, So You Might as Well Dance in the Rain

If You’ve Been Feeling Off Lately, It is Okay!

Has anyone else been feeling emotionally drained lately and not quite like yourself? I have been feeling like my equilibrium has been off for some time. And it gets really frustrating when I don't have the same enthusiasm for things I usually love doing, like let's say my mental health speaking job. But I have … Continue reading If You’ve Been Feeling Off Lately, It is Okay!

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