harder to kill

By | 2016-04-21T12:42:00+00:00 April 21st, 2016|CrossFit, Health, Movement and Play, Nutrition, reflections, The Mind|

Last month, I had the pleasure of being a guest on Harder to Kill Radio, a podcast created by the fabulous Steph Gaudreau of Stupid Easy Paleo. I've always been a talker, so podcast interviews are my favorite. They offer a chance for some seriously uninhibited real talk, and with Steph as the host, things [...]

why you’ll find me in the trees

By | 2016-03-26T17:05:00+00:00 December 17th, 2015|Health, Movement and Play, Movement Tips, The Mind|

That's right; you'll find me in the trees. Curious? Stick with me. If you follow me on Instagram, this is probably no surprise to you, as some of my fondest photos are either from high atop or down below some of my favorite trees. I spend as much time as I can, rain or shine, outside. [...]

on the move

By | 2015-06-18T14:29:40+00:00 June 18th, 2015|Health, Movement and Play, The Mind|

Oh moving. The joy. The excitement. The anxiety. The stress. Oh, and the bruises (at least I used all of my fitness)... But it's all worth it. We have officially moved up to the Pacific Northwest, we're putting down roots in our little Radical Roots Homestead, and we couldn't be happier. I've been getting a lot [...]

how do you play?

By | 2015-04-25T13:24:12+00:00 April 24th, 2015|Health, Movement and Play, The Mind|

"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw Play. It's a lifesaver. It's something I talk a lot about, but what is it really? I am currently reading The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin, and it's really got me thinking about the true, undeniable importance of play [...]