We need a functional life, not just one dedicated to achieving goals.

Let’s Work Toward Functionality, Not Just Goals

I remember a time in my life where I would regularly get up at 4:45 a.m. and be at the gym by 5:15 a.m. to grind out a hard workout. 

Oh, the ambition of younger me. (Yes, four years qualifies as ‘younger.’)  Continue reading “Let’s Work Toward Functionality, Not Just Goals”

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Trying To Prioritize Health? Leverage Your Phone

These days, we use our phones to do pretty much everything but actually call people. We can order groceries that are delivered straight to our doors, invest in the stock market, and see people who are across the world. So why wouldn’t we leverage our phones when we’re trying to prioritize our health?  Continue reading “Trying To Prioritize Health? Leverage Your Phone”

5 Things I Learned by Tracking What I Eat

I’m a little bit of a fitness junkie; I’ve worked for a gym since I was 16 years old, keeping a shift or two in my schedule even when working full time somewhere else. After I graduated high school, I turned my health around, becoming a workout devotee and changing eating, sleeping, and life habits. All the patterns of my life changed, and as a result, my body totally did as well. Continue reading “5 Things I Learned by Tracking What I Eat”

A Place to Dwell: Where Health and Spirit Collide

Every once in a rare while, I am approached by a person who asks me a unique question. “How did your fitness journey influence your spiritual life?” Our stories are powerful, and as the question demands to be answered, it is time to share this particular one. Continue reading “A Place to Dwell: Where Health and Spirit Collide”