Having all of my college Pi Beta Phi Sorority pledge sisters in Cannon Beach, OR from Utah and around the world to celebrate our 20th Reunion of pledging together in August of 1999 was life affirming. There’s just something about a dream coming to reality that you never knew you really had and watching it… Read More Quarter III 2019: August ~ Re – U – nion’s Times Two
April started with the sweetest Surprise from family friends The Seljestad’s. Travelling on Spring Break through Washington I got a call early on Tuesday (which I missed due to digital detox) and a voicemail from Dave that said, “We’re driving through the Gorge and headed your way! Hope you’re home!” From the Wasatch… Read More Quarter Two 2019: Enveloping Love, Surprises & New Directions!
“To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest.” -Pema Chödrön Walking into 2019 felt like a bridge from a chaotic, wonderfully delightful, yet gloriously stressful 2018. “What have we gotten ourselves into?” I asked G. Full well knowing we’d jumped off of a lot of… Read More Quarter One 2019: Living In FLOW
What. A. Year ! ! ! …And we didn’t even see it coming! In the Fall of 2017 Gretchen and I moved from Portland, OR out to the Oregon Coast Range country for a short stint. We happily survived months of no water, no facilities, limited electricity, and no fridge. Talk about fun! But we… Read More 2018 Year In Review
“You either walk inside your story and own it, or you stand outside your story and hustle for your worthiness.” -Brené Brown Last week I had the pleasure of being featured in the Cannon Beach Gazette: “Everyday People – Cannon Beach local brings a love of fitness back home”. It’s been a loooong… Read More From On the Sidelines to In the Game
Sometimes life goes according to plan. Ok, let’s rephrase that, life never goes according to plan. And when plans don’t pan out or some other unexpected thing happens our expectations can tend to shift into doubts. “I didn’t make it” or “This will never work” or “I’ll never figure it out” Voices of doubt can… Read More Learning How to Adapt
When perspectives shift a light shines on our old fears, to show us, that maybe they were there to ignite our dreams, wishes, and desires. So we could wake up and live our lives with a zest of passion, a movement that can only be felt and propelled through our very own core.… Read More Transforming Fear into Faith and then FLOW