As an athlete or active person, we often hear things like: we need to eat to perform; balance calories in with calories out; carbo-load before big events; eat more on active days than when you’re less active. To some effect, parts of these messages are true. We should, in fact, make good choices about what we eat and how we move to meet our goals. Read More
Mental health issues? Eating disorders? “Curing it,” or staying in recovery, is kind of like having acne… and to get rid of or “fix” the acne, you scrub it with a really harsh exfoliating face soap like St. Ives. You know the one – with what seems to be shards of glass in the mixture.
This is a weird analogy but stick with me. If you’ve ever been a teenager and/or have teenagers, you know what I’m talking about… especially as a teen with oily skin (*raises hand*). Read More
You know those daily tasks on our to-do lists that seem to bog us down? We have to do this or that… staying busy is the way of life, it seems. But what if we could change that perspective about what you’re doing in the moments that make up your life? As an athlete, in particular, we often feel tired and overwhelmed… but what if we could feel excited and motivated instead? Read More