Happy Life · life advice

Happiness shouldn’t be your goal.

Pinterest and Instagram will try to make you believe that all it takes is a simple quote on a cute background to turn your frown upside-down. And while the idea is there, it's very superficial. And usually I'm left in a deeper funk that where I started.

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confidence · Happy Life · life advice

Why Thinking Negatively Will Never Help You Achieve Your Goals

Our thoughts, the things we say, and the things we hear around us are all forms of nutrition. The terms we use turn into behaviors that slowly become normalized -when it's not normal at all. Sometimes it gets so deeply ingrained in us, we don't realize when those overheard phrases become beliefs, and soon enough, they're the culprits to our shame, our fear, and our pain.

empowerment · Happy Life · 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

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Penny for your thoughts? A Question that will Really Make You Think

So yesterday I was talking with a really good friend of mine, Myles. I truly cherish every moment I get to talk to him because, I believe, there's a recipe for meaningful and valuable conversations. The ingredients include vulnerability, honesty, listening with good intent and consideration, comfort to be yourself and share your opinions, and speaking straight from… Continue reading Penny for your thoughts? A Question that will Really Make You Think