101: Do This The Next Time You Feel Jealous

I used to be jealous all of the time. It was the place I operated from more often than not. I was jealous if someone looked cuter than me. I was jealous if someone started a new relationship. I was jealous if someone landed a new job. I was jealous if someone got a new car. I was so insecure …

Be Willing To Take Up Space

I want you to give yourself permission to take up space instead of shrink. This is exactly what lifting gave me. Commercial gyms were clogged with women there to shrink as I swerved around the sea of bros checking out their newest bicep vein in the mirror. I deserve to be here, too. I was there to grow. My character, …

Take Failure as Feedback

Take each failure as feedback. If we take failure personally, we close off the opportunity to learn and grow from it. I fail all the time- and I use it as a springboard to assess where I could have done better, so that NEXT time, I can actually do better. I failed miserably at setting myself up for a restful …

You’re Trying to Eat Too Healthy & Why It’s Keeping You Stuck

You’re trying to eat too healthy…no, really. Instead of trying to get rid of everything you’re eating, try focusing on adding things to your plate. Diet culture is rooted in less. It’s rooted in deprivation and it calls itself a lifestyle with hashtags like “clean eating” and “healthy living.”🙄 But, on the other hand, yes. You’ll likely perform better, have …

Why I’m Sad About Losing Weight

I lost weight and I’m sad about it. And why your scale is screwing with your head: I weighed myself with the intention of writing about what I thought would be “weight gain.” Instead, I’m sitting about 5 pounds below where I normally sit. Yep. Lost 5 pounds in 4 weeks & I’m sad. Many women would kill for this. …