There’s an old saying that goes, Hindsight is 20/20 and surely we’d all agree that it’s far easier to understand something after it has already happened –after we have lived through it and have gotten to the other side. the toxic relationship we should have left sooner (or never been in to start) the test…

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The other day as Mike and I were sitting on the couch watching the news, we happened to catch each other’s eyes and had one of those soul eye gazing moments. “Your eyes are just so beautiful,” he said, breaking the eye trance we found ourselves in. Not one to take compliments, I admitted, “I…

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  In an era of uncertainty, global upheaval and disrupted work and family life, it’s becoming more and more difficult to remain vulnerable, trusting and open. When everyday stresses intrude upon our protected space or an unexpected relationship problem disturbs our calm, it often spurs feelings of insecurity and doubt: who can we trust and…

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  It’s impossible to go throughout life without experiencing loss, rejection, failure, heartbreak and adversity on some level. Stressful situations happen to everyone.   Some things happen suddenly. We’re heading in one direction and unexpectedly we get the call that our brother died in a car crash. One moment we’re running for the ball during…

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  Towards the end of each year, I find myself in a reflective state where I look back at all the events that have transpired and brought me to the place I currently am. It’s one of introspection, observation and often times, deep gratitude.   2018, like every year before it, I declared would be…

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  Michael Jordan is one of the most celebrated athletes of all time. In his brief bio on NBA.com, he is described as “single handedly redefining the NBA superstar.” And yet, to get to this level of unmatched success, he has openly admitted to failing more times than most people.   Over the course of…

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  Ever have one of those tough-as-hell weeks where it feels like the world is unloading both barrels at you – where things fly at you at such an unrelenting speed that you feel like life is pushing your limits simply to see where your breaking point is?   We all have moments, days or…

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  I just got done subbing Strike! – a high intensity kickboxing meets mixed martial arts based class where we use weighted gloves and body bars to perform various drills. It’s become one of my most favorite LifeTime signature formats to teach because it gets me into that “fighter” mindset and enables me to tap…

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    I can’t recall the moment when I felt the need to be perfect, which doesn’t even really mean anything. It’s an idea, a nonsensical goal. And while I can acknowledge that basic premise and the fact that I’m a recovering perfectionist, I never really saw my perfectionism as a major roadblock in my…

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  I pretty much remember all the ‘Truth and Dare’ games I played during my adolescent years. They were all the same. My two younger brothers, the neighborhood kids and I all sat in a circle in my basement clamoring, “Not me. Not me. YOU go first,” until my youngest brother, Tim, would predictably take the…

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