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

Within Every No, There’s a Yes

So often we begin to chase after a goal that we have, and all we hear from everyone is no. "No you can't do that, no you shouldn't do that, no that isn't possible, no we can't help you, no, no, no, no". Hearing no from people when we present our ideas is discouraging, and … Continue reading Within Every No, There’s a Yes

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

Kindness Looks Good on You

Every morning I take the train to work. I am surrounded by people who are constantly yelling at each other or shoving each other all for their own sole purpose. I can't lie and say I haven't said a remark under my breath after being pushed by someone, and I can't say I haven't shoved … Continue reading Kindness Looks Good on You

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