We May Lose Ourselves, But We Can Always Find Our Way Back

Maybe this time was meant to happen for me. Maybe things were going too fast and this was a way for me to slow down. A huge part of me felt overwhelmed. How could I ever handle all these speaking engagements, manage a city-wide event, work a part time job, maintain a relationship with my … Continue reading We May Lose Ourselves, But We Can Always Find Our Way Back

Put Trust In The Universe, Everything Will Work Out

Put trust in the universe. Relinquish control. Everything will work out.I keep telling myself that as these days at home become increasingly more difficult. Life is so different right now. It can feel fun and exciting at times to try new things or have more meaningful conversations or to spend more time outsife. But it … Continue reading Put Trust In The Universe, Everything Will Work Out

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

I Hope This Tough Time Teaches Us That We All Have Mental Health

When I first heard about coronavirus, I felt the way many of us felt, that it was sad what was happening but felt too far away to feel real to us or to see that it was a big deal. The classic, "this won't affect me" mindset. Growing up, I always thought mental health problems … Continue reading I Hope This Tough Time Teaches Us That We All Have Mental Health

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