How do we show up and make our lives matter? How do we connect with those who need encouragement? How do we inspire people to get unstuck in life? As I have been preparing for a speaking engagement next month these questions have been swirling in my mind and heart. More than anything I want my life to matter. I want my life to be marked for His good NOT my own. The … [Read more...] about Keep Showing Up
NEVER Give up
When my alarm went off this morning at 4:25AM I did not want to get up so, I snoozed my alarm known my next alarm would go off at 4:45AM. As I laid in bed between the two alarm I had a million excuses running through my head. My body is aching. I will do it after work. I need a rest day. My abs are on fire. But, alas I got up and put on my workout clothes because I know if I … [Read more...] about Everyone Gets Tired
Although I have seen moderate success as a health/fitness coach there have definitely been a lot of moments when I wondered if I was doing the "right" thing. Was the stirring in my heart to help women coming from a good place or was it coming from a selfish place? Should I be satisfied with the job I already have? Should I just accept being a working mom? Should I stop wishing away my … [Read more...] about To Live or Drown
Life is not always sunshine and daisies. There will be storms and cloudy days. There will be moments of doubt or uncertainty. And if I am being completely honest there are days I am 100% certain I am screwing my kid up royally. There are even moments when I think my husband would be better off without me. The doubt is laced in our inability to give ourselves grace. Grace is easier … [Read more...] about Pushing Through
Do you ever catch yourself shrinking back? Do you ever hide your struggles and life from those around you? This past week I have contemplated deleting my website and all my social media accounts. Why?! Because I feel less than. Because I am struggling. Because I just want to shrink back and hide. When I read this quote by one of my favorite authors/speakers it was such a … [Read more...] about Building a Bridge
Pain is unavoidable. Pain will keep you stuck. Bad things will happen in this life. Bad people are not born. What do we make of the injustices of this world? We can choose to be negative or be a positive light. People will try to justify their irrational behavior and ignorant thoughts but, these two will just breed more hate. The only way to find freedom is in … [Read more...] about Pain.