Working on something you’re bad at


I like to think I’m pretty graceful in the air, but on the ground I’m awkward as hell. My students have been working on handstands lately and now I’ve gotten the itch to try, but it’s difficult working on something you’re terrible at. Looks like I’m really good though, right?? I can flip up against […]

10 ways to make your day better

10 ways to make your day better from

No matter how terribly your day starts (your alarm didn’t go off, your car won’t start, you got called into the boss’s office, spilled lunch on your favorite shirt, someone is being a total jerk), you can always turn things around. Here are 10 ways to start over and make your day a little bit […]

Unexpected turns in the road


When I started training as an aerialist I never thought I’d be good enough to perform. And when I started performing it never occurred to me to teach. And after I got into teaching I never thought I’d be playing “Superman banana” with a room full of kids. Kids have no fear, they will try […]

Should I turn my passion into a job?

Should I turn my passion into a job?

Phylicia said, Hey There :) So I came across your page and lately I have been thinking that my life has more meaning then what I am doing. In this present time I am 22-years-old have this reoccurring thought where I want to be more and achieve more, but I have this feeling where I […]

How to kick-start your day

How to kick-start your day from

Yesterday I did not want to get up. My bed was warm, my house was cold, my dog was snuggly, and it was raining and gross outside. I actually thought to myself, “Why can’t we just take a pass on a whole day?” Not just stay in and do nothing, but actually fast forward and […]

How to get off the blogging bandwagon

How to get off the blogging bandwagon

Dear internet – it’s time to get off the band wagon. I know I’ve written about this before and I will probably write about it again, but it’s something that drives me absolutely crazy. I keep seeing the same exact outfits, DIY projects, recipes, even the style of writing repeated through blog after blog. I’m […]

How to just keep going // How to just keep going

It’s always been my motto and something I tell myself at least once a week. Just keep going. When my day is not going well, I’m in a crap mood, I’m tired, I’m sick, I’m overwhelmed, overworked, my plate is way too full, my muscles are too sore. I remind myself to keep going. Sometimes […]

2013 Goals


Since last year was all about conquering THE big goal, in 2013 I want to focus on balancing my two careers with the rest of my life. While I love what I do and am thankful and excited for ever opportunity, juggling two jobs when I’m the boss can be very stressful. In addition to […]