Overcoming Your Inner Critic

For those of you who took part in the Team ROAR Free 7-Day Challenge, what a success that was!

It was truly such a pleasure getting our collective sweat on together, and I’m so thrilled that it was such a blast!

I hope that those of you who rocked the challenge not only enjoyed the comradery but also felt the impact that peer support can have on your own fitness.

As my friend Beth perfectly observed, “Overcoming mental obstacles can be harder to conquer than the toughest physical obstacle course.”

It seems that the collective concept of “fitness” includes the pursuit of rock-hard abs and getting rid of anything that jiggles. #backfat #lovehandles #bellypooch #wobblyarms

However, fitness doesn’t just make your physical body stronger – it also can make incredible changes in your mind and mental processes as well. Continue reading “Overcoming Your Inner Critic”

Five Sanity and Confidence Boosters for Moms

As a mom, it’s easy to get so swept up in taking care of everyone else that it’s easy to lose sight of taking care of YOU!

A wise person once told me, “You’re the only person who can take care of YOU. Don’t wait for someone else to do it.” (Thank you, Dad!)

So, to all the moms out there, let’s take a moment to first and foremost recognize your amazingness.

There’s no easy manual or set path for how to juggle all the demands mommyhood places on you, and yet, somehow you make those dollars stretch, feed those mouths, bandage the booboos, feed the pets, take care of your partner, vacuum the house, and somehow make it into bed before falling asleep on your feet.

If I asked you to tell me the last time you carved out time for yourself, would you have an answer that included some time in the past 6 months?

Now, I’m not gonna suggest you take off to Tahiti for a few weeks (unless you can, in which case, YES!! DO IT!!)

I am going to encourage you to at least consider what I lovingly call my Sanity Keepers. Continue reading “Five Sanity and Confidence Boosters for Moms”