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A collection of tips & tricks that have best helped my clients and I revive our health, mindset, & expression

Fall Lessons For Mental Health

mindset Sep 18, 2019

We can learn a lot from the seasons. According to the Five Elements Theory, which derives from Traditional Chinese Medicine, each season has its own energetic dynamic and movement of energy or Qi. 

For my ladies out there, if you’ve ever tried to understand your menstrual cycle on a deeper level this is the same idea. We just experience these four main seasons monthly as opposed to annually!

The more we can surrender and lean into these seasonal cycles, the more we can harness their power as opposed to fighting to keep the rigid schedule that once served us at a point in time.

Fall is a season of shedding layers, looking inward, and fostering inner reserves so we can leap to our next level.

After the expansive and lively energy of summer, nature is now constricting its energy and moving inward to nourish its roots. As much as our human brain and society likes to make us think we are separate from nature, we are built from the same fundamental building blocks and thus are...

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An Athlete's Mindset Tool To Implement In Your Life Today

mindset Aug 29, 2019

If you’ve ever wondered how elite athletes perform at the top of their game, you’re in the right place. And guess what…the best news is you can do it too by implementing this technique in your life.

Jumping right in, the top mindset tool elite athletes use that everyone can benefit from is…VISUALIZATION.

WHAT IS VISUALIZATION? 

Also known as a mental rehearsal or guided imagery, this is a process of imagining various images of what you’d like to experience in a specific moment as well as all the other sensory stimuli (smells, sounds, touch, taste) that go along with the event for you.

Olympians have been using this technique for decades to train their mind as much as they physically train their body. 

Imagine you’re in their shoes for a moment. You’re at a peak moment in your athletic career, the whole world is watching, and you’re going up against the absolute best of the best in a climate you’re not familiar with,...

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How to Apply Personal Growth to Your Life

mindset personal growth May 14, 2019

Last week, Candice and I went on a yoga retreat with the Citizen Yoga to the beautiful Tulum for some serious R&R. The days were full of yoga (3-4 hours!), 75-minutes of juicy philosophy, sun, healthy food, great conversation, adventures, laughter, and tons of sleep. Let’s just say it was self-care to the max and the hardest decision needing to be made was pool or beach. #blessed

Many of us who attended either needed a serious recharge or needed the space to feel and think through upcoming life transitions. Through several of my conversations with fellow retreaters’ and now my own experience of merging retreat life with the “real” world, the question of “...but how do I actually apply this new knowledge?” kept coming up.

Since we are all in different phases of life and going after our own goals, a basic framework is needed when you learn something new you want to apply to your life. Click here to read the full framework on J'adore Detroit!

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How To Go After What You Want

mindset Oct 29, 2018

Have you ever experienced that giddy excitement when a new idea comes to mind and you imagine what it would actually be like for you to experience it? Maybe it is a new business idea, a charity you want to start, a new type of exercise, or even a hobby that might be out of your current comfort zone. 

Today we live in a world where we have the ability to create and BE almost anything we can imagine so the question is...what has the little voice in the back of your head been begging you to take action on?

Have you been listening to this voice or have you been suppressing it? Whether it was the former or the latter, notice what feelings and sensations come up for you? 

Creating change is uncomfortable no matter how much we want it. Our biology is programmed to keep us where we are, despite how uncomfortable it may be, because to our psychology it is safe and survivable. Remember a little discomfort now, for greater comfort later.

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