leveling up

the feeling of leveling up is a surreal experience. it happens when many facets of your life are going well simultaneously, better than you had imagined. you may have stumbled onto a situation that led to other positive downstream effects. you may be in situations thinking “This is too good to be true.” you may … Continue reading leveling up

Ebbs and flows

There is a natural ebb and flow of life. One week you’re on it – crossing out everything on your to-do list, excelling at work, hitting the gym, eating more green foods…and then the next week, you’re the opposite. Accepting this natural twist of events is the first step to limiting the turbulence. Allowing yourself … Continue reading Ebbs and flows

Preparation yields success

The famous Winston Churchill once said, Those who fail to plan plan to fail. I take this quote to heart. When I know I have a responsibility to fill, I plan and prepare ahead of time. When I am building a running habit, I pack my workout gear the night before. The night before my … Continue reading Preparation yields success

Pay it forward

In your greatest victories, remember the people who helped pave your way, the people who supported you, the people who cared enough to listen and nurture you in your trying moments. Remember them, return the favor, and pay it forward. This is how you stay grounded.

Make mistakes, forgive yourself

Mistakes take us to the next level. They teach us what we should and should not do. They help us refine our strategies and do better the next time around. When mistakes arise, forgive yourself. If you are establishing a habit and you miss a day or two, accept the loss, acknowledge it, and refine … Continue reading Make mistakes, forgive yourself

Yas woman because why not

Within my friends groups, I’m notorious for getting into crazy situations. The reason is, I am a yas woman. If I get into a situation where I must choose to stay or go, I choose go as much as possible (that is, if my intuition tells me I am not in danger). Saying yes has … Continue reading Yas woman because why not