May 1, 2017

Courage doesn’t come from a place of comfort. This has been a theme for me in recent months as I find myself stepping out of my comfort space more and more each day. Things that usually feel intimidating or intangible seem more within reach than ever before. I am sayin...

April 20, 2017

I recently read an article in the New York Times Wellness section about the benefits of making a gratitude list. It explained how experiencing gratitude stimulates a part of your brain that is known to reduce stress and produce pleasure. In short, focusing on good thin...

April 12, 2017

Early mornings are precious to me- it's my favorite time of day for so many reasons. I take time for myself to go for a run, roll out my yoga mat, and take a minute to set an intention for the day. The house is calm before the morning rush, and I'd be lying if I didn't...

April 8, 2017

For the second year in a row, I had the privilege of being an ambassador for National Kids Yoga Day in early April. Just a few years old, this day has been designed to celebrate children, yoga, and the beauty that occurs when these two things come together. The idea of...

February 15, 2017

By day I am a First Grade teacher, committed to teaching six and seven year olds how to write anything they want to. We tell them that they are all authors and we hold on tight to the mantra...“if you can think it, you can say it, and if you can say it, you can write i...

January 4, 2017

The New Year can be many things, and is often a time to consider ways to reboot and retool for our next trip around the sun.  Like many,  I spent some time thinking about how I wanted to approach it. What do I want to set out to do this year…what’s my vision? Maybe it’...

January 3, 2017

I love a good list. To do lists, grocery list, phone calls to make, workouts to try, recipes to make, etc. If there is more than one thing that falls into a category, I am going to turn it into a list. Maybe I picked up this note taking habit from my Dad (who is never...

November 19, 2016

Health happens one day at a time. I read this quote on a social media group I follow that focuses on health and wellness, and its simplicity and honesty struck me. We all have days when we feel less than our best- not enough sleep, overindulging with food and drink, sk...

November 5, 2016

This past weekend I got to experience my first Ride to Cure with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The culminating ride of the 2016 season for the Georgia team, we cycled 104 miles along the A1A Highway and the Atlantic Coast in Amelia Island. It was a picture...

September 19, 2016

Sun Valley…for those who know it, just hearing the name likely brings a smile to one’s face and a wave of unforgettable memories. Idaho is a place offering a lifetime of explorations- having lived there for almost ten years, we barely scratched the surface of all the G...

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Sarah is the co-director of team Bristow, a passionate educator and mentor, and an advocate for a healthy lifestyle. Just like the rest of us, she seeks to grow every day.

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