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Recovery Is Not As Difficult As You Think It Is

Recovery Is Not As Difficult As You Think It Is

Recovery as not as hard as you make it out to be.

It’s also not as expensive.
It’s also not as time-consuming.
It also don’t require as much thought, equipment, or focus as we see on social media.

The basics always work.

When in doubt, work backward instead of looking for more.
Consider what is missing from your recovery instead of what you can add to it.

Why We Should Care About Athlete Mental Health (In A World That Doesn't)

Why We Should Care About Athlete Mental Health (In A World That Doesn't)

Unfortunately, mental illness does not discriminate between athletes and non-athletes; it comes as it wills and sometimes overstays its welcome. Athletes deserve better than the shame we put on them around mental health struggles. They deserve the same care and acceptance we do. I truly believe sports can heal the world, but we have to make sure our athletes are healthy before it can really altruistically change us.

On Becoming A Better Human: 8 Unusual Lessons From 2018

On Becoming A Better Human: 8 Unusual Lessons From 2018

I am immensely grateful for what 2017-2018 has taught me and for the lessons I learned while having to tear literally everything in my life down.

But, in all honesty, I am so ready for it to be over and to continue building White Lion, my passions, my values, and my purpose into 2019.

As I look back, some of the past year is really funny, and some of it still can’t be laughed at.

In a mix of both, here are some of the lessons I’ve learned in 2018:

On "Greatness": Seeing It, Knowing It, Building It, Being It.

On "Greatness": Seeing It, Knowing It, Building It, Being It.

Several months ago, I was asked to contribute to an amazing project by my friends and colleagues at Convos With Coaches called “Dear Her”; they planned to assemble and publish a series of letters from female strength coaches and distribute it to young athletes. A brilliant idea, I thought.

The topics were general; mindset, goal-setting, performance, work ethic, and more. They were all things that we address daily while coaching or consulting with athletes, with the overarching theme being “the journey to Greatness”.