Your Brain on Trauma

Okay… we’re gonna talk about “trauma” — BOOM! Quick like a bandaid! Wait! Don’t go anywhere, it’ll be painless! And you’ll leave with greater understanding of what this means for your brain and body, and what you can do about it… *pinky swear*! While some use trauma as the vehicle for self sabotage, attachment and […]


We hear it f*king everywhere: meditate more, Have you tried bullet journaling…? What they’re trying to say is ‘slow your brain the hell down’ so it doesn’t crash and burn.

Befriending Fear

Have ya ever just found yourself… triggered — you know what I mean — when the beat of your heart and weight of it increase simultaneously. When your thoughts, judgements and worries overpower your ability to see clearly through the mental fog and fatigue. Being “triggered” to the mind — is the same as being […]

A Human’s Guide to Letting Go

What do you do when the memories play on loop and the voices of those that hurt you are dialed on high? How do you move on, when your brain and body are hooked on holding on?


I try to listen…
To my mind & heart, and the reminders of
being ripped apart.
By the fears, doubts and stress.
By the judgements, assumptions and
Digitized corruption.

Authenticity Is…

A journey to authenticity is not for the faint of heart. It’s brutally insatiable. With every layer you pull back, another reveals itself, like an infinite onion with a diamond at the core. A diamond that began as a lump of coal who insisted on, and persisted through, the pressure. Each layer you pull back […]

Intuitive Eating 101

HAVE YOU FALLEN VICTIM TO DIET CULTURE?  Take a breather if you will, and reflect on your most recent diet. Odds are it began with a blaze, and simmered out into stubborn sparks just as quickly. Most likely seduced by sayings like “slim down fast,” or “lose (x) lbs in (x) days with ‘this’ quick […]

This is My Why

When this began I didn’t know what an “influencer” was. The meanings of “follow,” “like,” and “hashtag,” weren’t part of my vernacular and 2 p.m. was an empty space between personal training clients. When this began I also lived in fear of dementors dominating my daily life.

The Garden in Your Brain

Have you ever just sat in silence? The kind that sends a chill down your vertebrae, that washes over you with a familiar embrace. Of what it once was like, before the world got its hands on you. Before the weeds took root. It’s the kind of silence that makes the rhythm of your heartbeat […]

The Competitive Edge of Compassion

When walking down the street, seldom will you see a smile. More likely than not, it’s a sea rounded shoulders. You will notice heads hanging low, as they sift through notifications to and fro. A culture inundated with cognitively corrosive content, we can’t help but assume that our world is seemingly out to get us. […]