Stepping Out Of My Health & Fitness Comfort Zone (Again)

And so it seems that every time you step out of your comfort zone, that comfort zone stretches just a litttttttle more, making each next step a bit scarier. But, as I’ve always said, the best things in life start happening when you push yourself just beyond that point of discomfort. Better known here, of […]

Why I Love Being Bad at Stuff (Seriously)

I recently joined a fancy new gym. I’m pretty obsessed with the place. It has a beautiful outdoor pool, a healthy cafe (which has doubled as my office away from home), a spa, tons of gym equipment, and most excitingly for me, a full schedule of group classes.  I’m in fitness heaven. But that’s besides […]

The Get Gutsy Annual Review: Highlights from 2015

Happy New Year! 2016 is here, but before we jump in with full force, it’s time for some much-needed year-end reflection. In July I completed my mid-year check-in and now with the arrival of the new year  it’s time for a full-on Get Gutsy annual review. Every year, I detail my top highlights from the year […]

Making Peace With My Body

When women get together, there are lots of things we talk about: Our careers, passions, families, interests, dating and relationships…the list goes on and on. There’s one thing that I can guarantee you comes up in almost all female conversations: Our bodies. Or more specifically, our body’s flaws.  “Ew, I feel so fat today.” “Don’t […]

If We Were Having Coffee Right Now…

Who else needs a cup of coffee?! My friend Amber often has “virtual coffee dates” on her blog where she details all the things she’d tell her readers if they were out for a cup of coffee. These are among my favorite posts to read, so let’s settle in for a coffee date today! Leave a comment […]

The Get Gutsy Annual Review: Top 10 Highlights from 2014, Lessons Learned and How I Really Felt Throughout The Year

Before we say hello to 2015, it’s time for some much-needed year-end reflection. In July I completed my first-ever personal mid-year check-in and now with the arrival of the new year later this week, it’s time for a full-on Get Gutsy annual review. Every year, I detail my top highlights from the year (see 2012 here […]

The Truth About Social Media

All throughout the month of May, I participated in my yoga studio’s pose-off challenge. Each day, the owner of the studio posted the pose of the day on social media and participants were challenged to take a picture in the pose and share it to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. If you followed along, I shared […]