My Ultimate Gutsy Move: Jessica Lawlor, President & CEO

(UPDATE: Just stumbling on this post now and curious how my journey has been since making this announcement in December? Check out the full Becoming CEO series for a behind-the-scenes look at how I’m running my business!) I’ve drafted this blog post in my head a thousand times. After years of planning, hustling and dreaming, the […]

Take The Great Get Gutsy Blog/Community Survey 2015

The Get Gutsy community continues to grow and thrive! To make the blog, newsletter and community even stronger, I’ve put together a short survey that will help shape the future of the Get Gutsy brand. I’d really appreciate it if you’d take a couple of minutes to share your thoughts and feedback! Complete honesty is […]

Getting Gutsy is a Lifestyle: Reflections on the Third Anniversary of the Get Gutsy Blog/Community

Today is the third anniversary of the Get Gutsy blog/community! On October 1, 2012, I decided to stop being afraid and start actually living my life. After months of planning, I hit publish on this post and set out on a brand new journey. “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone” became my mantra. It […]

I Taught My First Yoga Class

I did it! On Sunday, June 7 at 2 p.m. (a date and time that has been ingrained in my mind for the past two months), I taught my first public yoga class. Through weekends of yoga teacher training, multiple practice sessions and hours spent planning and preparing, this is the big moment I have […]

Silent Night: What I Observed and Learned About Myself Through 18 Hours of Silence

Have you ever been silent? Really, truly silent? Up until this past weekend, I’ve never experienced true silence. Never forced myself to remove all outside distractions and look deep within myself. To come face to face with my inner-most thoughts and accept them, as they are, without judgement. But this past Saturday night, I was […]

Make Your Goals A Reality With This Two-Step Process

Setting goals can be scary. After all, setting a goal requires admitting what we really want…often out loud…in front of others. Setting goals means coming face to face with our wildest, scariest dreams. I’ve found that the key to achieving a challenging, hard-to-grasp goal is to do two things: 1. Create a list of every single […]

My Journey to Becoming a Yoga Teacher: One Day Before Yoga Teacher Training Begins

This weekend, I’m getting gutsy and starting a brand new adventure and journey. One that I know will push and change me and take me far beyond my comfort zone. Tomorrow marks the beginning of my journey to becoming a yoga teacher. It’s finally time for the first weekend of yoga teacher training! I plan to […]