Life

Why You Must Really Give Zero Fucks

It’s no secret that some of the most successful, happy and admirable people we know are those who don’t seem to give a f*ck.  You know the type: the woman who unapologetically shares her opinion regardless of its popularity or who boldly leaves an unfulfilling job (and tells the boss where to go); or the man who makes a drastic and unexpected life […]

Sorry Not Sorry

The other day I caught myself just before it rolled off the tip of my tongue. Where I would normally have opened with ‘I’m sorry, but’ — this time I left that part out and simply explained to a potential client that my fee is non-negotiable. And it worked. By being direct and showing my […]

Why Self-Compassion is Your Only Option

“The amount of happiness that you have depends on the amount of freedom you have in your heart.” – Thich Nhat Hanh Sometimes life spins by so quickly that it’s hard to keep up. Over the last few weeks I’ve felt this way, while in the midst of an exciting transition that has consumed most […]

How To Love Your Badass Self First

Throughout our hectic lives, we spend a lot of our time juggling personal and professional responsibilities, chasing dreams (hopefully) and taking care of those we love.  And although most of us have been told or read at some point about the importance of loving ourselves, it’s not something we often take a moment to consider.  Just as flight attendants advise […]

4 Concrete Steps to a Better You

Whether you enjoy goal-setting or not, here are 4 actionable tips to be your best, most authentic and empowered self.  I’ve selected these steps specifically because they first come to mind for me as powerful tips we’d do well to remember. 4 Concrete Steps To a Better You: 1/ Don’t wait. Many of us learn the hard way that […]

Get Better at Being Heard

Why is it so hard to be heard?  As I lay with my eyes closed and my face frozen in a half-smile during a photoshoot for a facial massage last week (#randomgig), I knew I had to leave at noon.  In fact, I had initially turned the job down for lack of time but was assured […]

How to K.O. Self Doubt

As William Shakespeare brilliantly put it, “our doubts are our traitors“.  Yet even while knowing this, many of us continue to let negative thoughts control our behavior and limit our possibilities in life. We may not even know we’re doing it, as an endless stream of thoughts runs throughout our brains each day; but the longer we hold on […]

Dare To Be the Greatest

“Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. […]

Knowing When To Quit (A Personal Story)

This article is dedicated to anyone who’s ever had a dream, totally gone for it and failed. It may be true that there’s no such thing as failure, only lessons; but in the moment, when your dreams feel crushed, those words sting more than they are helpful. Especially when pursuing your passion often means that you’ve already taken […]

How To Get Unstuck (featuring Dr. Laura Miranda)

I recently sat down with passionate fitness entrepreneur, physical therapist and coach Dr. Laura Miranda in New York to discuss strategies on how to get unstuck when we fall into negative patterns. Whether it’s losing motivation for your workout routine or neglecting some another aspect your self-care, Laura shares many insightful tips that will help you […]