In Memory of Movement: My journey to becoming a Personal Trainer

30 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 chaos

Unless 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”

15 minute procrastination post

These days, when I’m not working out, I’m studying. I recently started a continuing education program for Data Analytics at The Chang School (Ryerson) in Toronto. As someone without a statistics background, I often feel like I’m playing catch up to everyone else in class. However, that was expected when I decided to start thisContinue reading “15 minute procrastination post”

Breaking Mental Habits

Routines and habits – that’s what our lives are surrounded by. Type into google “routines for the most successful people” and you’ll get thousands of articles and tips on what to do to start your morning right. Richard Branson, Gary Vaynerchuk, Warren Buffet, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, all of them wake up between 5-7 AMContinue reading “Breaking Mental Habits”

Beat Procrastination through the Practice of Eating That Frog

We have a million and one things to do on a daily basis. As soon as our eyes open in the morning, most of us begin to count all the items on the to-do-list for the day; people to see and places to go. I’m not sure about you but it can become quite anContinue reading “Beat Procrastination through the Practice of Eating That Frog”