Imagine… What if?

Sometimes, actually A LOT, music speaks to me! This song “Too Close” by Alex Clare speaks to me every time I listen to it and it’s one of my anchors!! While I realize it was most likely meant as a relationship breakup song, I’d like to offer this perspective… Often times when I’m coaching clients,Continue reading “Imagine… What if?”

Familiar and Comfortable…

The following video on Instagram is a great explanation of “comfort zone”. When you are making/have made changes in your life, especially when those new changes present some challenges, it is absolutely normal for us to want to go back to what is familiar! Growth and change requires effort and having an intentional thought processContinue reading “Familiar and Comfortable…”

Focus… what?

Do you agree that distractions are everywhere? We all get distracted – with both positive and negative distractions. How do we reel in those distractions, you ask? By learning to use focus. So what is focus? I define focus as the ability to organize the distractions so you can take clear actions toward your goals.Continue reading “Focus… what?”

The Mighty Anacostia parkrun / (not) parkrun – Washington, DC

You’ve heard me say this before.. a very important part of living an active lifestyle is surrounding yourself with like-minded people and having a community to support you. Meet another one of my fitness families – the Anacostia Parkrun! Check out this fantastic blog article written about this particular parkrun. For more information on parkrun,Continue reading “The Mighty Anacostia parkrun / (not) parkrun – Washington, DC”

AITKTS Family

Accountability Is The Key To Success This is another one of my important communities/families that helps keep me connected and motivated… we all came together through training for and trying to get better at the multisport of triathlon! While we all continue to pursue personal goals, we have had a continual monthly challenge centered aroundContinue reading “AITKTS Family”

When being “basic” is a good thing

Life was good when I felt comfortable going to the gym… training was always beastmode, or at least it got to that point by the end of the workout!! Some key things I’ve learned during this pandemic are having the ability to be patient, adapt, and persevere!! While I’ve been getting the cardio in –Continue reading “When being “basic” is a good thing”

Building a community

A very important part of trying to be the best version of yourself and living an active lifestyle (my personal choice), is surrounding yourself with like-minded people and having a community that supports you. Since we are generally social by nature, having a community is a great way to check in with, and on, yourContinue reading “Building a community”

Ready to find YOUR snapshot?

The photo is a “snapshot” of my mood and feeling at that moment in time… for the second time during that particular 7 day period, I had nothing scheduled on my to-do list! Yes, there were some things I wanted to get done, but nothing scheduled that was of absolute importance that needed to beContinue reading “Ready to find YOUR snapshot?”

Outdoor activity in cold weather

Depending on where you live, the weather has gone from the warmer, shorts & t-shirt type to the colder, raw, sometimes wet, and windy type. Since I prefer biking and running outside whenever possible, one of the most frequent questions I get asked is how to dress appropriately for running and biking outside! And YES,Continue reading “Outdoor activity in cold weather”