Mindset IS everything💜 I learned early on with wellness that how we THINK about ourselves, our circumstances, and our goals drives everything in our lives. You can lose weight and still not be happy if you don’t love who you are. You can be stuck in vicious patterns of emotional and stress eating if you are not tackling those triggers … Read More

Our Wellness Movement

When I was asked recently how I run my own wellness business with all the other things going on, I responded that it takes time management and a good team 💜 We often think that we have to pave our own way and do it on our own. But it’s about surrounding yourself with the best people! People who work together, … Read More


Leadership. By definition, it’s someone who commands a group or organization. But that seems to be missing the elements of what a GOOD leader is. Integrity, commitment, empowerment, encouragement, and holds people accountable to their purpose. To me, it’s someone leads by example. And that should be a positive one. Someone who influences others with their gifts and one that … Read More

Rustic Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

I am still in ♥️ with my pressure cooker! Over Christmas break, I made this homemade soup from the Gowise USA cookbook and the fam loved it! There’s a sauté function where you can cook your veggies and garlic first.✨Then you add 3 chicken breasts with chicken broth and bay leaves.✨Pressure cook on high for 7 minutes.✨Take out chicken and shred. Then … Read More

It’s OK to not be ok…

It’s ok to not be ok… Every year around this time, I say I’m fine, but it is strikingly apparent that I’m not done grieving the loss of my father. I could give you another eloquent motivational quote or funny story or I could keep it real. And maybe share something that you’re feeling too. I lost my father on … Read More

Stepping In

I wish I could capture each story of these pictures to show you the dedication of these girls, their teammates, and coaches. And since I can’t by picture, I will do what I do best. Storytell. And this is one you want to hear. After spending 14 hours at a tournament in Illinois yesterday and with very few hours of … Read More

My 100 Day Journey

💯 days!!! I officially finished this program! I started this in July…clearly you can tell by my lack of tan now. I mean, seriously…these have NO filter! I know you see before and afters all the time these days. But these aren’t intended to be glamorous, just real. And that I have been a work in progress for over 6 years … Read More

100 Day Transformation!

I am so thankful that my beautiful friend and Alpha Phi sister, Alison let me share her transformation story today. Alison just finished her 💯 day program and lost 8.5 pounds and feels stronger than ever! She never missed a day and even when she had a setback, she just focused on what she could improve the next day. She also really … Read More

Turn the page

You know I like a good ole Sunday story… And maybe you could use some motivation right now. This was the picture I saw saw 7 years ago that made me decide to get healthy again. First off, can you believe the difference in photo resolution now on our phones! Ok…I digress. Maybe you can relate to my story too. … Read More

Step into the arena!

Need a little motivation today? I hope my story can inspire you. It’s not my normal transformation story based on a physical before and after. It’s one that is based on transformation of the mind and spirit. Last weekend, I stepped into the Taekwondo “arena” again after 14 years. I wasn’t simply a spectator but a participant. And it was … Read More