What I’ve Learned Being an Introvert in an Extroverted Job

The moment I realized I wanted to become a fitness instructor was in the middle of my favorite cardio kickboxing class. It encompassed everything I enjoyed about exercise – fun choreography, an energetic and encouraging instructor, and group of women who bonded over their shared commitment to health and fitness. During a time in my […]

Why I Don’t Feel Guilty About Getting More Sleep

I used to think I was indulgent when it came to sleep. In my early 20s, I averaged between 9-11 hours a night. Sleep In a Workaholic Culture In today’s society and particularly in Western culture, we are no-so-gently encouraged to work hard AND play hard. Those who get into the HUSTLE work 50-60+ hours […]

Make Friends at the Gym

Do you crave friends that are as dedicated and excited about their health and fitness as you are about your own? Try making friends at the gym. It will make you feel happier and increase your chances of reaching your fitness goals. Why You Should Make Friends at the Gym There are some people who […]

The Consequences of Building Emotional Walls: My Personal Experience

When you build walls to protect yourself from getting hurt, you not only prevent the pain from getting in, but you’re also locking out all the love, the affection, and the care that you so badly crave. I learned that the hard way.  WHY BUILD WALLS? As an introverted kid, I was often more involved in my personal […]