From just outside our front door, to the other end of the world – there are people, culture, and experiences we are unaware of. Exploration starts at a young age, when we crawl around our homes finding furniture to climb on, and things to eat. So, why, as adults, do we begin to let fear get in the way of exploration?
“I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship.” – Dr. Brene Brown
In order to create change in your life, there needs to be a desire to commit – knowing there will be highs and lows, wins and losses. Respect yourself enough to not let yourself down.
Have you ever reached a goal by spending the minimum time & effort required? If so, how successful did you feel? Now imagine, if you spent 1 hour, consistently every SINGLE day, tackling small wins. Where would that lead you?
You’ll never reach your full potential unless you like yourself. Free yourself from the chains that are holding you back, physically, mentally and spiritually. When you do, watch yourself blossom.
“So many people walk around with a meaningless life. They seem half-asleep, even when they’re busy doing things they think are important. This is because they’re chasing the wrong things…
The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.”Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie
- Shared ExperiencesFirst of all, it’s been almost a year since I’ve been here. Tuning out the responsibilities, the noise of the world – and focus on the words on the screen. This was inspired by a wonderful interaction with a fellow artist – one who is not afraid to live his truth, to share his art,Continue reading “Shared Experiences”
- In Memory of Movement: My journey to becoming a Personal Trainer30 years ago, I stepped onto this vast filled world with eyes wide open. Sometime in these first 10 years of my life, I learned how to walk, run, crawl and play. Though my parents were not the most active back then, they instilled within me a routine of movement. 20 years ago, I startedContinue reading “In Memory of Movement: My journey to becoming a Personal Trainer”
- Exhaustion in a time of chaosUnless you are black, you do not understand what it is like to be black. From being born in an environment that automatically assumes you are a criminal when you’re walking down the street with your hands in your pocket, to walking into a job interview knowing that your chances of getting the job isContinue reading “Exhaustion in a time of chaos”
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