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

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