Creating our physical self is certainly demanding. Workouts: sweat, burn, wince, grunt, sip. Supplemental workouts: run, jump, swim, bike, walk, etc. Yoga: bend, breathe, hold, be. Meal Preparation: chop, peel, cook, pack. Water: drink, drink, drink, drink, drink. Rest: set clock, turn down, close blinds. Supplements: A, B, C, D, E….. Schedule: day, night. Look at all of *that! *there’s more I’m sure And that is just the one syllable words that we are engaging in on the daily to physically craft our bodies. So, my point is, GIVE YOURSELF A DAMN HIGH FIVE! 😃💙😃💙😃💙 Let’s Take a moment to …

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Be Nice and Squat

We are ALL on a journey. Every. Single. One. Of. Us. Not just in this gym, but everywhere. We are realizing, learning, growing, rising. Let’s share positive influence with each other.  Let’s make encounters with others inspirational. Lead by example. Lead with your individuality. Be the real you. Be the change you want to see. Share Kindness. (The random acts of are the absolute funniest!) Let’s share experiences that have helped us with others so they may realize, learn, grow and rise. Oh, And most of all, #SQUAT 😆😆💙💙

Mom, Life and Disease

My mom would walk through door around 6-7pm after 12-16 hours of running the fuel company in Brooklyn during the winter… Her “Marie Lucky 17” mirrored keychain and black flats would get left at the door. A drop of the keys. A stomping of her shoes. Her black pea coat though, that would stay on. Some quick hellos. Hi Ma! Hi Ma! She’d walk to the kitchen, put her purse up on the counter + would proceed to just DO. MORE. STUFF. No pause. Stack papers, sweep, a few folds of laundry, grab some dinner ingredients from the fridge, probably …

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What Are You Most Fearful Of?

There are times when I am facing a tough moment, a decision, an obstacle… I become fearful, filled with anxiety, I am constricted, my breath is held, self doubts creep. I hear my mind go astray… …I can’t do this. …I am too afraid. …I’ve never been here before. …What if I fall? …What if I fail? …What if I disappoint? . . . We have all been here. Right? This is how I pull myself through these moments. Stop. Hand on my heart. Breathe….5, 4, 3, 2, 1… Ask myself  moment, “What am I MOST fearful of?” I acknowledge …

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Hot Sex?

“Say nice things about your body, dress it up and take it out. Give it hot sex, luxurious baths and massages. Move it, stretch it, nourish it, hydrate it, pay attention to it. The happier our bodies feel, the happier and more productive we are.”—Jen Sincero I knew I would grab your attention with the “hot sex” part! Let’s Break this quote down though! 1. Move 2. Stretch 3. Nourish 4. Hydrate 5. Pay attention By purposeful bringing the above 5 into our daily life we are essentially BOOSTING OUR MOOD without even trying! Move intentionally. Not just through your …

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Quit Sayin’ Those Things

Goals, projects, tasks, moments Life can be as easy (flowing) or as hard (a struggle filled with incessant obstacles) as the thoughts we think, the words we speak. Both are blue prints for our subconscious (our soul, our essence, our true intuitive self) and they essentially create the instruction manual for our body and mind. What do your thoughts say to you?What do your words speak? Listen in. Do you hear phrases like this? 1.”I can’t stand it.” 2.”It’s killing me.” 3.”It makes me sick” 4.”It drives me crazy.” 5.”It’s breaking me.” 6”I CAN’T EVEN.” 7. “This is gonna be …

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Living Your Truth

Living your truth, a conversation with Meg Burton Tudman and Gina LoMonaco.

Today I would like to share this with you Holistic Coach Meg Burton Tudman reached out to me a few weeks ago with an opportunity to do an interview/chat together. I was ecstatic as I honor and respect Meg’s devoted life work. From this invitation came this unscripted chat that is intended to encourage and empower. In this interview, I explain how if we want to take inspired actions towards a goal or way of life, we must first honestly and truthfully define exactly… What. That. Is. Meg and I discuss the onslaught of fears + distractions that can …

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Old Habit, Bad Habit, New Habit, Better Habit

It’s so easy to point out our bad habits. Bad = not aligned with our best self. Then we wanna create healthier habits. Healthier = aligned with our best self. BUT, we have got to get specific about what we want to change and what we want to change it into. The general requests like: We have got to bust those open. What is really under the giant umbrella? Today, I invite you to go a teeny tiny bit deeper. Write a small list of your bad habits (the ones that make ya feel low, tired, stuck in a rut, …

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Allow Yourself to be Different

Allow yourself to experience what it feels like to be different. Not the same as you were. Not what you have always done. Anew. Change the story you have been telling yourself, especially if it keeps you stiff, stuck, unable. Change the story you have been telling others especially if the story keeps you hidden, masked, not fully…you. What do you believe about yourself? Well, then it’s true. What do you want to believe about yourself? Well, then it’s true. Things drastically changed for me once I got really honest with myself. Slow down for a sec. What do you …

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Our Language is Our Blueprint

Tuning up some language today. Waiting for a team member, I said, “Take your time, I’m not going anywhere.” It had me connecting the dots of times before when I have said, “Take your time, think about it, I’m not going anywhere.” Essentially I am offering safety and security to another so they know, that I will be here for them, at their side, when my support is needed, and when they are ready. But words are infused with power. My words are infused with rocket-fueled power and my subconscious is listening with the ready ears of a night creature. …

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