Motivation; it’s the holy grail of a regular exercise routine, right? Wrong! Wishing that we were more motivated to workout or feeling frustrated that others are just more motivated than we are is a waste of our time and energy.
In July of 2017 I was 7 months postpartum, drowning in overwhelm and in the middle of a conversation with someone describing a fellow mama. And all of a sudden a statement was uttered that hit me like a ton of bricks ‘it’s just a shame she can’t keep all the balls in the air‘.
As an outgoing introvert, I’ve always struggled with setting boundaries around my time and energy. Knowing my physical and mental limits hasn’t come naturally, and the costs of not knowing my limits have been extreme exhaustion, stress, burnout, resentment and anxiety. But nothing has tested my lack of boundaries more than motherhood. In a lot
When I first began this blog in 2014 as a place to share my healthy eating and exercise insights, I never imagined that healing would become a main theme in my work. I’d always felt that exercise was a fabulous instigator for personal growth, but healing? In 2014 I didn’t have much to heal from so it wasn’t a topic that was on my personal or professional horizon when I began to write and share my life on social media. But sometimes life has plans that take us down a path we would never expect.
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