Why the Holidays aren't the most "magical" time of the year

I just started therapy again and here’s what I’m already learning:

I was sitting in therapy yesterday (first time in 8 months), and it felt SO good to be back. I actually can’t even believe it’s taken me THIS long to get back into the therapy game, especially with all the significant changes 2017 brought. But it did and...
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How I’ve learned to move from pain to joy in moments of grief.

I miss Denver right now. In fact, sometimes I miss it so much it’s painful when I think about it. The truth is, I used to feel guilty for being so sad about leaving Colorado, and instead of being open about my feelings, I kept most of that confusion to myself. I...
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2017 changed my entire life and here’s HOW

2017 was a big year for me, but not in the ways I excepted. My plan for 2017 was to take my company, Break the Weight to next level. I had high success in 2016 with my coaching business but was feeling disconnected to the type of work I was doing. Everything I had...
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How My Mother Brought Me The Love Of My Life

The first time I met Michael was in 2015. I was home for Thanksgiving break from Denver and went to a party that Saturday night with some friends. I’d been living out in Colorado for about six months at that point, and couldn’t have been happier. Coming...
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How I used writing to grieve

The first time I ever wrote something and shared it openly was when I was 13 years old. It was the day after my mother died and I wrote a letter to her. Even as a young girl, I expressed my pain so clearly. It makes me realize how connected I was to her death even...
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2017 changed my entire life and here’s HOW

2017 was a big year for me, but not in the ways I excepted. My plan for 2017 was to take my company, Break the Weight to next level. I had high success in 2016 with my coaching business but was feeling disconnected to the type of work I was doing. Everything I had... read more

How My Mother Brought Me The Love Of My Life

The first time I met Michael was in 2015. I was home for Thanksgiving break from Denver and went to a party that Saturday night with some friends. I’d been living out in Colorado for about six months at that point, and couldn’t have been happier. Coming... read more

How I used writing to grieve

The first time I ever wrote something and shared it openly was when I was 13 years old. It was the day after my mother died and I wrote a letter to her. Even as a young girl, I expressed my pain so clearly. It makes me realize how connected I was to her death even... read more

Self-Accountability Can Transform Your Life

There’s something powerful about having self-accountability because it pushes you to hold yourself to a higher standard. You learn quickly to value the power and control you have over your life when you learn how to show up, even when you really don’t feel... read more

I’m writing a book and it’s really scary and hard

I’ve been trying to figure out how I’m actually going to pull off this book now that I’ve pretty much told everyone in the world of social media about it. Just kidding. I’m obviously writing it, and I’m not really as stressed about it as I seem (depends on the... read more

How Nichole Lost 50 Pounds and Still Drank Wine

When Nichole decided it was time to change her life, she knew it had to be something that would last. No more diets. No more quick fixes. And more importantly, no more excuses. She teamed up with Ricki, founder of Break the Weight, lost a total of 50 pounds in one... read more

Three Ways To Beat Seasonal Depression

I moved to Denver in 2015 for a lot of reasons. Besides that it had everything I could want in terms of the framework of the city and endless amounts of spacious parks, Colorado really is as great as they say. Picture this: All four seasons, beautiful mountains, easy... read more