Just Keep Swimming

When learning how to swim, my instructor said, “You need to exaggerate your strokes. It will feel funny and may even look weird, but it will help you swim better.” See, I’m 5 foot 8 inches and she’s barely 5 feet tall. Although I was supposed to follow what she was doing, I couldn’t follow how she was doing it because we’re built differently. Her shorter limbs required less effort compared to my longer limbs. When trying to copy her smooth, fluid, Olympic-like strokes, my swimming looked more like I was having a darn temper tantrum...

3 Things 2017 Taught Me: Pt.1

I cannot believe we are already at the end of 2017. This year has been full of new experiences for me as I started blogging (again) and coaching. So for the next few posts I’m going to share with you, three things that I’ve learned in 2017. Numero uno… People are watching you. (insert spooky music)

Self-Care Pt.1: Take A Chill Pill!

According to society, by the age of 30, I should have been married with at least two kids a long time ago. I should be living in my beautiful home in a gated community with my handsome husband and 2.5 kids, all while killing it in my career and being a girl boss!  Well that just isn't my reality.  30 came and left and I have not met any of societies standards...

The Plan That Got Away

...creating list can get a little complicated when it comes to specific areas of our lives. Like "The Perfect Man" list. Women have 235 items on the list and if the guys they date don't come close to it then it's just not meant to be. When we make a list, typically there's a level of expectation, right?