One of the mindsets that I have come to master, and absolutely LOVE, is the idea of progress over perfection. I’ve always been a self-proclaimed perfectionist, and I firmly believe that it goes back to my early days as a gymnast when I was told that anything less than a gold medal was categorized as [...]
Category: Life Lessons
A Reflection of Your Environment
Success is Not Always Linear
It’s OK to Just Be
Comfort Zone Perspective
Do you do one thing everyday that scares you? This charge for action from the late first-lady Eleanor Roosevelt is one that always reminds me that taking a step outside of your comfort zone is truly what is necessary for growth, success, overcoming, you name it. The thing about comfort zones is that they are [...]
Do You Know Your Worth?
Getting Comfortable in a World That’s Always Changing
Have you ever heard the mantra “get comfortable with being uncomfortable”? This mindset is something that I have been working hard to embrace, especially in a time when uncertainty and a lack of control are what’s normal right now. To all the planners, organizers, by-the-book, and type-A individuals out there, I see you and I [...]
It’s Just Like Riding a Bike
“It’s just like riding a bike.” How many times have we heard this go-to phrase of comparison before? It is certainly one that people love to throw around, but I wonder how much thought--if any--has been given to the actual meaning behind it. I was watching my daughter ride around on her bike yesterday (mind [...]
Stop Waiting for “Someday”
The Perfect Time Doesn’t Exist New Year's, Monday, tomorrow, next week, next month... Everyone can relate to the mentality of pushing something off. For some reason, we think that we need a scheduled starting point in order to implement something new into our lives. One of the crowd favorites is "someday", which as we know, [...]
You Want me to Give Up Control?
As a self-proclaimed control freak, I know exactly how hard it can be to relinquish even an ounce of control. I grew up being taught that if you want something done right, save yourself the re-work and just do it yourself. However, I have been challenging myself, and now I am challenging you, to enlist [...]