There are days that I miss my gym membership. It's rare, but sometimes I will still go as a guest. Over the past few years, I've been working out at home. On and off, I work with a running coach and hang out with the local run club. Here's a snap shot of my gym-goer … Continue reading The Gym Isn’t A Place For Vanity. It’s A Place For…
Mood Boosting Self-Care and Healthy Habits
https://youtube.com/shorts/I0DCkVM5sUo?feature=share 9 healthy habits that can boost your mood Practice gratitude 13 Most Popular Gratitude Exercises and Activities Give compliments Experience and "go with the flow" Savor the little moments Mindfulness and walking Exercise Get enough sleep Choose foods that boost your mood Work towards meaningful goals Meaningful goals and why? Reasons Why I Run: … Continue reading Mood Boosting Self-Care and Healthy Habits
Mindfulness Walk Activity
Mindfulness and walking are highly beneficial to your mental health, especially when you do them routinely. Try combining them! Go on a walk. You can walk inside (yes, it still works) or outside, done alone, while walking the dog, or with another person. – just don’t have a conversation with the other person while doing … Continue reading Mindfulness Walk Activity
Stop Soldier Suicide: Miles for Mike
https://youtu.be/9P3V3PFVKTc I'm joining my friend, Chris, and several other runners across the nation to help raise awareness and funds to Stop Soldier Suicide. We're logging miles for Mike. Miles for Mike helps raise awareness and money in the fight against Veteran Suicide. Mike and Chris grew up outside of Cincinnati, Ohio. While Mike was 18- … Continue reading Stop Soldier Suicide: Miles for Mike
Using the Ultra Recovery Massage Gun Post Ultramarathon
https://youtu.be/REFUWhQ7KmU Subscribe to my YouTube channel Please note: I am no longer an affiliate athlete, but I provide my honest opinion. Update (06/05/23): I have no idea what happened with this product or the business. I have not heard from them for a long time and their website is no longer up. Before they disappeared, … Continue reading Using the Ultra Recovery Massage Gun Post Ultramarathon
Self-Care Assessment for Athletes
https://youtu.be/PJhNCtXbSpQ Subscribe to my channel for mindset and mental wellness tips Use this assessment to check-in with yourself to see how you’re doing with self-care. As people who highly identify as runners or athletes, we lean towards thinking about our self-care in main categories, such as, physical exercise, nutrition, and sleep. We miss a few … Continue reading Self-Care Assessment for Athletes
You Are More than an Athlete: what can you do when you’re injured or another long-term commitment takes priority?
You are more than an athlete. Think about how many different roles you play in your life. ▪︎ Parent▪︎ Sibling▪︎ Family member▪︎ Son/daughter▪︎ Employer/employee▪︎ Community member▪︎ Friend▪︎ Role model... You may closely identify as an athlete, but there will be times where we can't exercise due to injury or participate in sports due to another … Continue reading You Are More than an Athlete: what can you do when you’re injured or another long-term commitment takes priority?
Athletes, What Are You Doing to Support Your Mental Health Besides Exercising?
When you think about what you do to support your mental health, besides exercising, what did you come up with? How many did you come up with? As a professional in the mental health field, I recommend to everyone that we have at least 5 things that we can do for our mental health because … Continue reading Athletes, What Are You Doing to Support Your Mental Health Besides Exercising?
Part of My Self-Care or Injury Prevention Routine: using Prevail Botanicals CBD salve and other products on my ankle
In this video, I share about the care I've been giving my wonky ankle that I rolled badly while racing at Laurel Highlands in 2020. The roll happened early in the race, before the first aid station, as I was running downhill. My left foot landed on the edge of a rock that I didn't … Continue reading Part of My Self-Care or Injury Prevention Routine: using Prevail Botanicals CBD salve and other products on my ankle
Initial Consultation for Finish Stronger Mindset Coaching: what to expect
Runners, athletes and weekend warriors, I offer a free, brief consultation for mindset and mental wellness coaching. Are you curious about what to expect when you contact me? Here's what we'll talk about: I'll provide insight on what I do as a professional and how I can be of guidance. I'll mention a few areas … Continue reading Initial Consultation for Finish Stronger Mindset Coaching: what to expect