3 Damaging Fat Loss Myths (and what to do instead)

We hear them all of the time. Or we read them in popular health and fitness magazines. Often it’s touted as the latest and greatest way to shed the fat and shed it fast. I hear it a lot at the gym I work at too…do X and you will lose the fat!   There […]

My New Perspective on Work/Life Balance

We often hear of this pursuit of the ultimate work/life balance. The concept of making sure we are not burning the candle at both ends, and putting the “right” amount of effort into each area of our lives so that we have this feeling of being balanced in our lives.   I pursued it. I […]

3 Ways To Get Out Of Your Own Damn Head

If you’ve been following my sporadic social media updates as of late, you know that there have been a LOT of recent changes in my life. New relationship status New place to call home New living situation New job Suffice to say, just getting through this past couple of months has been a bit of […]

When it rains…it pours.

I’ve written and re-written this blog post a number of times in the past week. I kept hovering over the publish button, not sure about whether to publish or not…hesitating. My goal when it comes to these blog posts is to offer something to my readers, something that they can take with them and apply […]

big rocks vs. little rocks

Big Rocks versus Little Rocks

More often than not, we spend too much time focusing on the little rocks…   When I start working with a new client, one of the first things I ask them to do is to write a list of what they are doing right now to work toward their goals. So if their goal is […]


Balance – why I don’t think it means what we think it does

Balance.  We say we want it, but what does it actually mean? When I think of balance, the first thought that comes to mind is the lady justice holding the scale…now this could be that I spent 3 years of my undergrad degree studying law, but a balanced scale, or equal weight is often the first […]


Want to be ready for summer? Try these 4 things!

I cannot WAIT for summer to be here.   I don’t know about you, but I’ve got some major cabin fever going on. I am looking forward to the day when I can leave the house WITHOUT having to wear multiple layers of clothing.   If I’m completely honest, I need the warmer to weather […]

Focus on being more, not less.

A big shift happens when your focus moves from being less to being more… I was at the gym the other day and couldn’t help but notice that for the first time, other gym members weren’t invading my space.   By space I mean that area around you that feels invasive if others cross it. […]

Fasted Workouts

Should I workout fasted?

Should I workout before I eat breakfast?   Whenever the topic of workouts comes up and I mention that I workout first thing in the morning, I always get asked whether I eat before I go. In other words, do I workout fasted or no? This is often followed by asking what they should do. […]

The Art of Practicing Patience

Nora is at an age where she is slowly starting to understand the concept of patience. It’s still a frustrating concept to her, but we’re making some great progress. The ability to accept delay, difficulty, or annoyance without getting upset or angry is a tough skill to master, and one that many adults struggle with too. […]