Dream It Real Platoon

Suck it up, soldier. These are words I never thought I’d hear. What young blonde girl ever imagines she will grow up to be a military member? There aren’t many of us, I imagine. Nobody expected this line of work to be in my future. It was a totally, completely unexpected chapter in my life’s story. I’ve always chosen the path less traveled, so to speak. It’s harder, but far more rewarding. Maybe I thrive on thinking differently than others, or at theRead More →

How to avoid Dreamjacking

Self awareness. It’s a term that is thrown around quite a lot lately, but in the loud, incessant barrage of noise that is the online world right now I fear it may be getting tossed aside in the interest of pursuing something shinier. Something sleeker, more gratifying and something promising to likely bring you that first million you have always dreamed of. Whose dream is that anyway? To have a perfect life, where money flows in the millions not the thousands, and carsRead More →

How to find a personal trainer

There are so many reasons to seek the guidance of a Certified Personal Trainer. It’s often assumed their services are only appropriate for beginners to the gym. This is not the case at all. Anytime your ready to step up your game moving forward, challenge yourself with something new, crave a new perspective, or need help with your foundation a trainer can be a priceless resource. Now, this isn’t to say that every trainer is right for every client, and this is whereRead More →

Polar Bear Swim Kelownagal

Please don’t set yourself up to fail, my friend. Walking into the new year loaded with a backpack full of desperate hope and expectations is a heavy feat. Give those shoulders a rest. It’s easier to breathe. How did we get to this point of having all of our hopes for change and tenacity hinging all at the turn of a single day? How do we expect ourselves to break all these habits and patterns we have built at the drop of aRead More →

5 reasons to play in the snow

Winter is such a beautiful time, and one of my favorite seasons. So close to my heart, in fact, that I moved away from the coast to experience more of it. It’s quite common to shy away from physical activities when the snow flies, and instead huddle up with a warm blanket and hot cocoa. However, I propose that you do something exciting first.   5 Reasons to Play in the snow 1 .You have the opportunity to explore your city or townRead More →

How to get shit done

Today I am touching on a topic that is perhaps one of the most fundamental to fitness and getting shit done. It has taken me years to form the habits I have, but they are crucial. Mindset It’s understandably easy to throw up barriers that counteract your good intentions. In fitness there are so many challenges to be faced. Let’s admit it; these challenges hurt. Training takes time away from fun but also costs a certain amount of productivity in other areas. Yes,Read More →

When They Say You Can't Do It

When your fire burns low and you need to keep going When you see but a mere ten feet ahead When all others choose comfort and you’re out in the cold When you find success a lonely road Carry on When you subscribe to a different mentality When you choose a brand new road When life’s harshness enters your heart And pushes you away from your foe Carry on When desperation sets in and doubt prevails When your body aches and you’re outRead More →