NEW YEAR. BEST ME.
WHAT IF NO ONE CARED? Still want to?
New Year, Best Me.
In these photos I was 20 pounds lighter &
and strong as EVER—and if you had told me that three years later I’d be physically weak and squishy yet spiritually and emotionally fit, I would have laughed in disbelief.
Yet, here I am. Soft, stiff, clothes that don’t fit—yet my heart, mind and soul at their highest peak thus far.
How can that be?
If you worry that you can't be, do or have something because you're not ________ enough, or because you don't deserve it, or because the past shows you that you rarely get what you want, just stop. What would you say if your child, or any child whispered or boldly declared his or her desire, dream or wish? Would you say, "listen, kid, you're not ______ enough. You don't deserve to have that, it's unrealistic that you'll ever become that, so just forget it."
TWINKIES OVER TOFU
What kind of life could you have if you became a detective hell bent on collecting evidence every day, to support the notion that your life is INCREDIBLE, AMAZING and something to CELEBRATE?
Most of us spend our days collecting evidence to support the opposite—even if we don’t realize it. Our brains are designed to search for what’s wrong.....so if we want different results in any are of life we need to reprogram them to search for what’s RIGHT.
MAKING A NEW SPACE & FILLING IT WITH GRATITUDE
After years of teaching, preaching and promoting clean eating all over the US and Canada, while all mic’d up like Brittany in front of a crowd of 8000 health conscious wellness warriors, I chose to out myself. It wasn’t in the power point. It wasn’t on the teleprompter. It was as if my guts said “GET ME OUT OF HERE!!” And so it began.
I’ve been writing entries that are way too long for Facebook, knowing I felt drawn to pour my guts out in a blog, but I was overwhelmed by fear. Fear of judgement, fear of failure, fear of success, fear of the unknown. Hell, I haven’t even READ a blog so how could I start one? For two years people have been suggesting I blog….