Stop Being so Hard on Yourself – It’s Okay to be on Day One Again

On the first full week of living in Ottawa again and adjusting to my latest chapter in my personal and professional life, I found myself being on “Day One” of my physical fitness journey. Yes, again.

At this point in my life I’ve lost touched with the amount of times that this has been the case. But maybe that isn’t the right way to look at it anymore. Maybe, finally, I have come to terms with the fact that “Day One” is a blessing and a way to refocus vs the negative connotation around “reset”. A means of forgiving the past, embracing my humanity, and stop holding on to the idea of it as a failure of no longer being where I thought I should / would be.

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New Fitbit, Who Dis?

Monday mornings are always dichotomous for me. I love working and I always have. Though the position I have held has never really mattered, work gives me purpose and direction. But commuting to the office, showering, picking out an outfit, and doing all the things I need to drag myself out of bed after what I hope would be a relaxing Sunday… I definitely can empathize with the #Mondaze sentiment most of the time. That being said, you all know that I have really been trying to work on myself lately. From being more physically active, to focusing on positive things and people in light of difficult personal challenges I am facing, there is always a choice to be made. To be broken by challenges, or to use them as lessons. Fitness has become an outlet for me, even if it’s just taking a two hour walk to get out of the house and out of my own head.  Continue reading “New Fitbit, Who Dis?”

Travel & Lifestyle | Give Dad the gift of Fitness this #FathersDay with a brand new Fitbit

I’m so happy when I hear about brands wanting to make Dads around the world happy this Father’s Day. All too often (though she deserves it), Mom takes priority when it comes to Mother’s Day and celebrating our parents. In the past few years, I’ve come to realize that my dad may have gotten the short end of the stick with watches and ties. This year, the gift of fitness with a brand new Fitbit is a great way to give Dad the gift that keeps on giving. Plus, knowing that your dad has the option to switch up the band of the watch with these amazing styles from Mobile Mob could make such a difference too!

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