I Still Struggle, Just Like You, That’s Okay

In my presentations, I talk about how for so long people thought I had it all together, so they didn't always feel the need to check in. And then sometimes I scroll through my Instagram and think, well there are probably some students and student-athletes that I talk to that still think I have it … Continue reading I Still Struggle, Just Like You, That’s Okay

Talking About Things That Make Us Uncomfortable, Can Set Us Free

There is a lot of uncertainty in the world right now. There is a lot of pain in the world right now. It can be overwhelming at times. I have seen a lot of posts about how if you are silent right now with everything going on with the riots and people of color being … Continue reading Talking About Things That Make Us Uncomfortable, Can Set Us Free

Be Patient With Yourself, You’re Doing The Best You Can

Today has been one of those days where I woke up not feeling great, and then looked at my phone to be filled with upsetting news. And from there, it just felt like everything kept making me upset, I kept second guessing myself.It's easy to become consumed in the fact that it seems that other … Continue reading Be Patient With Yourself, You’re Doing The Best You Can

Self-Love Means Allowing Yourself to Feel How You Feel

One of the biggest parts of self-love and self-care is being patient with ourselves.I remember when my therapist told me that what I was going through with my mom's health was a form of "extended trauma". And I think about how this situation we are dealing with right now with COVID-19 is much of the … Continue reading Self-Love Means Allowing Yourself to Feel How You Feel

Sometimes We Have to Slow Down, To Speed Up and Reach Our Goals

You've got to slow down to speed up. My coach used to say this all of the time. It seemed counterintuitive because our main goal was to run faster. But in order to run faster, we had to slow down, pause, and focus on the movement and focus on our form. If we were speeding … Continue reading Sometimes We Have to Slow Down, To Speed Up and Reach Our Goals