Tag: transformation

Own Who You Are

What does that really mean?  To me that means own your thoughts, own your actions, be you and own it.  Trying doesn’t cut it.  I hear that phrase all of the time.  I’ve used that phrase.  What does that say?  It says maybe.  Maybe is not committing to it.  Maybe says I don’t want it …

Being aware of what’s really going on inside

There are continuous changes happening every day.  Thoughts spiralling up and down.  Body weight fluctuates. Traffic at a time when there normally isn’t.  Showed up at the grocery store today and all the vegetable shelves were empty.  What?  What do you do when these situations arise?  Freak out?  Sometimes….I mean why are there no veggies?  …

Staying in the present

It isn’t easy to stay in the present.  Planning, working toward a goal, fitting it all in somehow.  I woke up this morning and had thoughts of all the things I should be doing, but my body was tired.  I took a deep breath and told myself to take this moment and do what my …

Work ethic makes a difference

Work ethic – the principle that hard work is intrinsically virtuous or worthy of reward. I’ve been asked many times how can you do what you do for so long. The simple answer is that I haven’t reached my goal yet. The deeper answer to this really boils down to my commitment level and my …

Creating what you want out of life

Today I found myself in deep thought as I was exploring Portland’s Pearl District.  Adorable downtown area with cute boutiques, coffee shops, parks, interesting people watching, and a ton of fun looking restaurants.  It finally was sunny today after 3 straight days of rain.  I was so happy to see the sun.  The grey skies …

Work, work, work, SLAP!

It is so interesting how you can be so motivated to work on something and are pushing for it daily.  Making conscious decisions about all you do.  You start being aware.  Aware of what you say, what you do, and who you are in each moment.  I’ve been putting myself to work.  There’s much more …

Time to risk it all and go all in!

Decision is made and now it’s time to take the journey.  An opportunity was presented to me that will change my transformation tremendously.  My Bodybuilding Coach Mouss El Bakkouchi told me I could come stay with him and his amazing wife for the month before my NPC Bodybuilding show to train with him daily.  Although …