From the Heart

I Expected Yoga to Be Boring

I Expected Yoga to Be Boring – I Was Wrong

When it comes to fitness and exercise, I’ve always been more of a fast-paced, intensity-driven kind of gal. Whether it’s boot camp, HIIT, kickboxing, jogging, even Zumba, I like to move a lot and push hard. So naturally, I expected yoga to be boring. But I’m finding it to be awesome.

A fast pace has … Read more

3 Ways I'm Overcoming Body Image Issues

3 Ways I’m Overcoming Body Image Issues

I have never really had a positive body image. Based on the posts I see on social media and conversations I have with friends about the lack of body confidence, I know I’m not alone. So I want to share three ways I’m overcoming my body image issues.

Over the past 30 years, I … Read more


Times Got Tough Financially, So We Got Tougher as a Family

On February 15, 1986, Billy Ocean’s “When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going” peaked at number 6 on the Billboard charts. Appropriate, since that was around the time that Oklahoma was really feeling the effects of the oil boom bust. Times got tough financially. So therefore, we had to get tougher as a … Read more

Things I've Learned Since I Quit My Job

5 Things I’ve Learned Since I Quit My Job

Once I quit my job, I thought my problems were solved. But it’s funny, because now I’m asking myself: Is the grass greener over here? Or over there? Surprisingly, I’m still not sure. I don’t have that answer. But, I can share 5 things I’ve learned since I quit my job.

A few years after … Read more

trusting intuition

Trusting Intuition When You Take the Wrong Route

Have you ever taken a job and then thought, “What did I do?” Hello. It’s a terrible feeling. I accepted an offer and quickly realized that I took the wrong job. So five days in, I resigned. I know that’s not normal. But in this case, I was simply trusting intuition.

I’ve had some short … Read more

Lessons In Being a Better Sports Parent

How T-ball Taught Me to Be a Better Sports Parent

I will never forget my daughter’s first t-ball game. I was so excited for her to learn a new sport. Turns out, t-ball wasn’t her jam. But I’m glad we tried it, because t-ball taught me how to be a better sports parent.

I would watch her hanging out in right field, twirling in lazy … Read more

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