All posts filed under: Inspiration

Beyond Personal Training

The Energy Lab is a judgement-free zone, where caring abounds! What we do is not a job, it is our calling. We shine in the game of caring, because to us, it is not a game, it is simply the result of our passion to change the world! One person at a time. To let someone know that we believe in them to the point that they believe in themselves. Thanks to my mentor and coach, Todd Durkin, for showing to the world what caring looks like in the world of personal training and to NBC Strong for focusing on how STRONG people are capable of being when being strong is their only choice AND when they have someone who believes in them!

Dear God, Thank You…My Story

20 years in the making. My transformation story… 1995-2015. Most people have 30-day stories, 6-month, and one-year stories.  I had a few nudges that let me know it was time to share my story.  Looking back at where to begin, it turns out, I have been living my transformation for the last 20 years.  It is a journey, a lifetime process to which there is no end.  There has never been a quick fix.  I am on this journey every day and it is not easy, but it is necessary. 

“Mamma said there’d be days like this” – 5 simple ways to get through them

We all have them. Days we wonder why we are here. What our purpose is.  What would happen if we just quit. Would anyone notice? Would we be happy? How much struggle is enough? Is your struggle a relationship? a job? a health or body image concern? the loss of someone in your life? reconciling yourself with your passion? Is it simply liking yourself? These things are all real. They sit with us and weigh us down. Sometimes they even make us sick.  If you are lucky, you notice it and feel it coming on. You sit with it and observe how it makes you act and react.  Just like injuries, some struggles