Being Yourself

I like the curve of a ballerina’s foot. I like when boys are passionate about something and care about their significant others. I like poems about coffee and traveling and love. I like when I’m on the highway and I make eye contact with the person speeding next to me. I like when I’m in the city and I see someone taking pictures of skyscrapers; with their necks arched back and their eyes lost in the view and their mind on something wondrous. I like drinking wine with friends and vodka with strangers. I like when my heart feels full even if my wallet is empty. I like when people hold my hand or give me a long hug. I like when someone offers me something- anything…Their advice, a compliment, a gift. It’s a good feeling to be excited for the future and proud of your past. To speak to someone new […]

Do It For You

If you truly expect to realize your dreams, abandon the need for blanket approval. If conforming to everyones expectations is the number one goal, you have sacrificed your uniqueness, and therefore your excellence.   I am officially done with trying to gather everyone else’s approval. I’m going to do my thing – and if you don’t like it, then oh well.

Fitness Is Not A Fad

Fashions will come and go, as will posers who use exercise as a way to get ‘skinny’ for summer. It’s an integral part of my life, just a few days away from the iron usually leaves me feeling sluggish, depressed and unfulfilled. For me it isn’t some phase I’m going through, it’s become a part of me. Challenging yourself, pushing yourself, constantly pursuing physical wellbeing and mental clarity. For some, they do not recognize the amazingness of training, of lifting more, of running faster. To them it’s just a way of burning calories. Oh it’s so much more. It’s empowering, it’s satisfying, it’s disappointing, it’s tiring and it’s so damn rewarding. This is something I will be doing for the rest of my life, I’ll be squatting in my sixties. I love researching, learning about weightlifting, martial arts, football, basketball, swimming, sprinting and every other sport there is out there […]

Iron Is My Greatest Friend

I have found iron to be my greatest friend. It never freaks out on me. It never runs. Friends may come and go but a hundred pounds is always a hundred pounds. There is no better way to fight weakness than with strength, Once the mind and body have been awakened to their true potential, it’s impossible to turn back, the iron never lies to you

Let The New In

When we hold onto old habits, old thoughts, old clothes, old memories, we limit ourselves. We limit the space in our wardrobes, mind, time; in our life. Take a review of your stuffs, habits, thoughts, memories, put the ones that don’t serve you anymore in a big bag and put them out of your life. Now you can breathe and let the new in.