Reflection: Grounding Yourself Through Gratitude

BACKGROUND I am no psychologist, and definitely have no educational background in all of this but I have my story like we all have and have dealt with the trauma via the help of a psychologist quite a few years ago. She helped me understand why I feel the way I do and gave me…

Reflections: My Health & Fitness Story

Weight Lifting. Jump Lunging. Deep Squat. Sit Up.Β Sweat Dripping. Heart Racing. Body Confidence. Self-Acceptance.Β  I am Luci, fiercely independent and known for my ambition and perseverance. I am a Financial Accountant by day for a Social Media Advertising Agency and by night I am a part-time student while dabbling in playing drums of the heavy…

Poetry: Look Up

Look up. Stop staring down. You will notice the beauty, and maybe a bit of sadness. But it will be raw and real Unfiltered, unscripted. A couple sharing lunch time laughs A girl with her brand new running shoes, unable to hide her smile. A busker, playing his music with his eyes closed. An older…

Reflections: iWeigh

i Weigh… A marriage, a friendship, a life commitment Three dogs, their leads and all their puppy cuddles A degree, a great job, all the numbers Passion, Perseverance and Independence Depression, Anxiety and Anger Management A drumkit, headbanging, and punk sing-a-longs My Dumbbells, my Barbell, my Kettlebell All the planes I’ve climbed, the countries I’ve…

Reflections: Confidence in Your Entire Self

When I took the below picture a few weeks ago when I got this gorgeous piece from Online Bikini Shop I felt so damn proud about my health and fitness journey, and the amount of self-love and acceptance that came with it. Being comfortable in my own skin has been great for my confidence. But…

Sweaty Notes: Motivation & Working out at Home

HOW DO YOU STAY MOTIVATED TO WORKOUT AT HOME? I get asked this question a lot because 99% of my workouts are done at home. I don’t have a gym membership anymore and I hardly go to classes anymore. Why workout at home? To be honest, due to my heavy schedule with a full time…

Reflections: Bikini Confidence

​ For a very long time since my teens, my fear of a bikini was irrational, spurred on by my lack of self-love, body acceptance and confidence. It’s strange because as a young child I was a beach bum, with no care in the world. I love summer and when I look back at my…

Reflections: Turning 30

Notes on some lessons I’ve learnt in life so far. On Life Don’t regret or resent your hardships. It builds your character and provides a potential foundation for a strong work ethic. Travel as much as possible. Commit to it. Book it. Stand up for your beliefs, respectfully. Having a dog will change your life….

Move

Part 3 inspired by the Lorna Jane Active Living Diary Moving. A priority. A necessity. A lifeline. Sweating. My Therapy. My Alone Time. My Space. Lifting. My Strength. My Power. My Resilience. Breathing. My Calm.Β My Solace. My Peace. Reason Why I Love to Work Out It makes me feel fantastic Sets the tone for my…