There was a time I tried to be everything I wasn't. Then wisdom whispered in my ear, "You're everything you need to be."

After my final lecture, Darren said, “I know you’re tired, but you have to go to the top of Table Mountain, it’s amazing.”
When I woke up this morning, it’s Thursday morning, I woke up to an incredible view with plenty of sun though rather chilly, in the 50’s. To think I brought shorts and my bathing suit, yeah, so much f0r thinking I knew what South African weather would be like. Anyway, I opened up the curtains […]
I’m happy to say that I slept like a baby and that I actually got up and did a bit of exercise. I’m getting a cold (travel does it every time…..and yes, I took Airborne) but the energy that I get from the people I’ve met has kept my energy levels high. Perhaps I can […]
I flew in to Durban last night and was told on my way that Durban is known for it’s heat and humidity along with it’s large Indian population which means plenty of authentic Indian Food. I absolutely love Indian food and figured I know hot, I eat hot. So I was looking forward to it. […]
Since I’ve arrived in SA, I’ve been busier than I thought I would be. Going from one Virgin Active Health Club to another, meeting and greeting with amazing fitness professionals and wanting desperately to not only attract but RETAIN THEIR ENERGY! These folks are amazing and make me feel welcome. Today I headed to the […]
I’m into day 3 of my South African Trip and still adjusting to the time zone. I probably need to stop comparing SA time to the time back home, but there is a part of me that is intrigued with the time difference. As I write this, everyone back home is fast asleep. The past […]
I sent out on my journey on the 29th of August with no expectations, simply an open mind and loads of excitment and anticipation. The thought of an 20 hour flight I put aside, no sense in thinking about something you can’t control. Further, what is 18 hours when heading to someplace as fantastic as […]
We may all be created equal, but how we are put together, physically, emotionally, mentally is unique and we should discover how to work with our unique traits versus against them. – Nicki
Why exercise if you don’t have to lose weight? Why? Because you have to live and why wouldn’t you want to live a long, healthy life? – Nicki Last week I was talking to a group of women and of course the topic of discussion was weight loss. Eventually, the discussion made it’s way to […]
This past week I am very proud to share that I was awarded IDEA Personal Trainer of Year! IDEA Health and Fitness has over 23,000 members in 80 countries and serves as one of the foremost organizations for continuing education for health and fitness professionals. I started in the industry many, many years ago and […]