Energy's Impact

The last few months have been very interesting and insightful.  I have figured out that I am a person who will absorb the energy around me.  When I am surrounded by those who are motivated and driven, I take on those same characteristics.  When I am with others who see the positives in situations, I […]

How to Fast Track Motivation

Where does motivation come from? It starts from having an idea of where you would like to go, what you like to do, who you would like to be, or what you would like to have.  Since the time I knew I was going to be a single mother, I have studied, read, and practiced […]

Trying To Get Off The Roller Coaster

This time last year, I decided that I was going to stop working and be a student.  It was great at the beginning.  The learning is still amazing.  But there are some things that are not so great, which I didn’t quite anticipate. I had a very active job, which even helped me win against […]

Winter Specials

The Gift of Fit Are you or your loved one struggling to get motivated and get going on your fitness and fat loss goals? Or do you get there and have no clue what is the best way to get you to your goals? Well the Gift of Fit is designed especially to help give […]

Her Journey: Janani 2

Habits and patterns. Those have been the key words during the past few weeks of my journey. Now, I am notorious for starting something with so much enthusiasm, and as my interest wanes, my participation also dwindles. This has been a detriment for many of the workout regimes that I have begun in the past and soon let […]

Lita's Thoughts

It’s a process, it’s a journey – life is a journey. Lately, these are the themes that have been consistently emerging in my coaching world, from the elderly to the men and women in my classes. I see in the Rock Steady Boxing Program, my class of people over fifty years old, living with Parkinson’s, […]

Meet Janani and Why She's On Her Journey

Janani Srikantha 32, Graduate Student, Teacher, Food Lover Motivation Wearing this dress on my birthday! “Be the kind of woman who, when your feet hit the floor each morning, the devil says “Oh, no! She’s up.” ~ Joanne Clancy I have always fluctuated with my weight which has led to frustration. Numbers on a scale and even […]

Introduction to “Her Journey”

Her Journey Series When I first started competitive athletics, I was twelve and it was something my parents put me into.  It helped me cope with hormones, peer pressure, and the trials of being a teenager. But, it did not provide me with a mental sense of resiliency against my own feelings and thoughts of self […]

How I Became a Badass

People chuckle when I tell them my fighting name and often say its catchy. “Badass Button”. Yet, there is more to it than just a nick name. It is the story of the last 15 years of my life. Of how I got into women’s boxing. Which has taught me to live fearlessly, and now […]