There are many factors that contribute to our performance; sleeping, eating, hydration, training, recovering. Each one of these factors has significant importance and when one or more is off balance we may not realize at first because our performance is still maintaining despite the poor care were taking of ourselves. Our bodies are such incredible … More Because of or despite my nutrition?
A theme has been popping up a lot in life for me lately; mental strength and exercise. I don’t mean just exercise in general, but being dedicated to a regimen and lifestyle surrounding it. This is not to say that every person needs to have their entire life revolve around being elite at their favorite … More Mental Strength
These past few weeks I have really made an effort to be more productive with my time, especially in the evening. It’s easy for me to get home around 8, make dinner, pop on a show and zonk out till around 10ish and then sheepishly make my way to bed. With Chris busy recording all … More You can’t hide from life
While reading a new book I recently bought I had a small realization that even if there was a pill I could take to fix any health condition I may endure, I wouldn’t want to take it. What would I do with my time then? Health is the whole point. It is how we live our … More Even if there was a pill…
With my first weightlifting meet tomorrow, today is filled with emotions and it’s only 12pm. Up until today I hadn’t experienced too many nerves. Coach & I did a mock meet last week and it did instill a tiny bit of confidence in me. Now though, the nerves seem to be getting a hold of … More Outside My Comfort Zone
Why do we put expectations on ourselves that we would never think to put on anyone else? “Be hard on yourself, but don’t beat the shit out of yourself” – Marc Maron from his podcast the other day with Bruce Springsteen. Words that I really needed to hear. I walk a fine line between productive … More Self Criticism
I quit my job on Monday. Something I have been thinking about, dreaming about doing for months. Being my own boss was this distant dream that I’ve had for as long as I can remember. I always knew it was where I wanted my life to go, but never feeling ready or able to … More Well it’s here and it’s happening