food for thought · life advice

5 Reasons Why Vulnerability is A Strength, Not a Weakness

Incase you didn’t already know, I am a Resident Advisor at Grand Valley State University (you’ll be getting more blog posts inspired from this job throughout the year…so stay tuned!).   This year I was very lucky to get placed as a mentor in intercultural competency. That means I get to learn how to facilitate a proper dialogue and comfortable atmosphere around topics that range from… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Vulnerability is A Strength, Not a Weakness

food for thought · Happy Life · health · lifestyle · Motivation

Sab Speaking #1: The Power of Whole Foods & Falling in Love with YOUR OWN Process

Yesterday I achieved a new personal record. I benched 105 lbs for 3 reps. I also discovered that I can do one pull-up…. Then I discovered that I can do three consecutive jumping pull-ups. ((DO YOU KNOW HOW LONG I’VE BEEN WORKING TO GET A GOSH DARN PULL-UP? Excuse my excitement, but the answer is… Continue reading Sab Speaking #1: The Power of Whole Foods & Falling in Love with YOUR OWN Process

food for thought · lifestyle · Motivation

You’re Not Born with Talent, You Have to Work for Talent.

Typically, I prefer for my morning routine to follow this order: coffee, read, write, breakfast. This morning I grabbed my coffee and sat with my Dad in the dining room to have an interesting conversation about talents, gifts, and abilities. While my Dad believes we’re born with it, I believe that talents come from practice, experience, and the environments we grow up… Continue reading You’re Not Born with Talent, You Have to Work for Talent.

confidence · Fitness · food for thought · health · lifestyle

Fit, Flab and Still Quite Fab: The[Ongoing] Transformation I’ve been too Afraid to Share

Over the years, I have transformed…a lot. My story is somewhat long, but this about sums up my entire fitness journey thus far. I’ll take you through my highs and lows, and where I’m at in my life right now. I have no doubt that my story can relate to many other young women (and men)… Continue reading Fit, Flab and Still Quite Fab: The[Ongoing] Transformation I’ve been too Afraid to Share