You guessed it, this week’s fad is Orangetheory Fitness. But before I jump in, let me recap last week’s intro (in case you missed it): I love fitness. There are A LOT of fitness fads in the world right now. I’ve tried pretty much all of them. Over the next few weeks (maybe months?), I’ll… Continue reading Let’s Talk Fitness: #OrangeNation
If you know me, you know that fitness is more than just a hobby. It’s my obsession. Rather than dreading going to the gym, I dread the days that I don’t get to sweat. There’s something so liberating about focusing all of your attention and energy on your movement, where no other thoughts have a… Continue reading Let’s talk fitness.
What does it take to compete on the world’s biggest stage? Talent, determination, and A LOT training of course. But I think the biggest thing that separates Olympians from the rest of us is their mental toughness. The ability to push yourself past seemingly impossible roadblocks and never give up is at the heart of… Continue reading To Argentina and Beyond
August used to be my favorite month. It’s summer, I get to see my family for Labor Day at the end of the month, and most importantly, it’s my birthday month (always a cause for celebration in my opinion!). But after suddenly losing my job in August of 2018 and feeling stuck in a state… Continue reading “Just keep breathin’ and breathin’ and breathin’.”
Eight months ago I packed everything I owned into my Hyundai Sonata and drove 2,363 miles from my home in Tampa, FL to Santa Cruz, CA. I left my family, my friends, my cat, and my comfort zone. Upon arriving at my new home, one of the first things I did was to ride the… Continue reading “I won’t just survive. Oh, you will see me thrive.”
As my time as a Journalism/Telecommunication student at UF comes to a close, I thought it would be appropriate to reflect on my journey… From day one I knew I wanted to be a reporter. Although I have since added to my transcript by adding a minor and future plans for a master’s degree, I never… Continue reading University of Florida, Telecommunication, and Beyond
In Malcom Gladwell’s The Tipping Point, he poses a theory that what causes trends to gain popularity is not due to a big widespread event, but rather a few subtle factors. He argues that these factors are all around us and affect us so subconsciously that we likely don’t even recognize them. He identifies three… Continue reading Book Review: The Tipping Point