Your State of Mind Matters as Much as the Words You Speak: Learning to Self-Regulate Before You Communicate.

A busy week, a crazy schedule, overwhelmed and overworked. With that state of mind any minor ask from others can become a major irritation for me. My heart rate increases while my patiences decreases. My facial reaction is no longer a game face, but one of frustration or irritation. And worst off…..my response to a request tends to not represent my best-self, but one of frustration and anxiety. Continue reading Your State of Mind Matters as Much as the Words You Speak: Learning to Self-Regulate Before You Communicate.

#OneWord 2018 No

It is that time of year, the start of a new calendar year brings an opportunity to reflect, rethink and review what you have done this year and what you want to change next year. In 2016 my #oneword was Better In 2017 my #oneword was Focus …and in 2018 my #oneword will be No. This year … Continue reading #OneWord 2018 No

Finding joy in the journey, not just the final outcome.

Two weeks ago I ran the California International Marathon with my very dear friend Adam Welcome. Marathon weekend was an incredible experience that created memories I will never forget.   Since I have come back home I have been asked what my favorite part of the race was…my answer the training. While the actual race took under … Continue reading Finding joy in the journey, not just the final outcome.

Fear Not

Week 17. This plan to run a marathon was an idea in May, and a plan in August. An invitation from my friend Adam was an opportunity to jump completely out of my comfort zone. The training started and shortly after that so did the doubt. You will never get all the long runs in. … Continue reading Fear Not