Anxiety Roller Coaster: The Least Fun Ride Ever

When I was 16 years old, I had my first panic attack. Not a feeling of panic, but a full blown, out-of-my-own-reality panic attack. I felt the intense weight of the depersonalization and derealization as the world seemed to slip away from me. I’ve never been the same since. I’ve been struggling with some pretty […]

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But I’m happy. That’s all that matters.

Money. Cars. Kids. Business Owner. Health. Knowledge. Travel. Relaxation. We all desire different things out of life. Some things are higher up on the list than others. At the top of my list is health, freedom, and enjoying the moment. Many see their success as power, or money, or travel. No one is wrong, we […]

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Moving Forward (onward and upward)

I’ve made my share of mistakes in life. I’ve said the wrong thing, done the wrong thing. I’ve acted selfishly. I’ve had one too many drinks before and thanked the lord I woke up safely in my home. I’ve blown up in anger, I’ve missed opportunities, I have been stubborn once or twice in my […]

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Need a little push?

Ever just wake up on the wrong side of the bed? Of course. It happens to all of us. We all have different techniques to turn our day around. Today, I’m sharing one of mine. When I first started my health journey, I was introduced to motivational videos on Youtube and I fell in love […]

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Never give up on your dreams (ever). 

What is your limit? When do you decide that it’s time to “throw in the towel” on that thing you’ve been working towards, you know, because it’s not ‘working out’. There is no line drawn in the sand, no official end etched in stone. It’s up to you. When it gets hard, we always want […]

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Check in – November 17/2015

Hello everyone! It’s that timeeee it’s that time again! Buckle in for a check-in that’s only slightly longer than my previous. I try to keep things short and sweet but I need to touch base about a couple of things before I get started. I’m going to make my long story incredibly short, because I […]

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On Getting Stuck

If you haven’t been stuck before, you haven’t lived. And I sincerely mean that. I get stuck, you get stuck, we all get stuck. In jobs. In relationships. In friendships. In our hobbies and interests. In our own personal growth. I’ve been stuck, at one point or another, in all of these. I’ve stayed in […]

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How to keep going when you kinda sorta want to die. 

If you’ve ever struggled with mental  illness, you know what I’m talking about. I’m talking about the painful reality of the incredible indifference some experience about their own untimely death. Could step out into traffic, could not. Not caring is the worst. There is nothing quite like experiencing apathy over your own life or death. […]

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Is Anxiety a Weakness?

All of my closest friends have been hospitalized. The mental and physical wear and tear of life affects us all, no one is exempt from struggle. The only thing that sets us apart is the way in which we struggle. For some people, that struggle is anxiety. The friends I have seen fight their way […]

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How to Create Your Dream Core

Defined abdominals aren’t for everyone, you either want them or you don’t. If you DO want them, this post is for you! Creating a strong core was something I was initially drawn to in fitness – and initially I worked them out during almost every workout. Not only us a stable core important for fitness […]

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