I talk a lot about easing the transition to retirement after sport because I have many friends and former colleagues who struggled to do so. I’m a firm believer in learning from the experiences & wisdom of others to better position yourself on your journey. As an elite athlete, now very happily on the other … More The Reasons For My Smooth Sports Retirement and Tips to Help Ease The Transition
I’m coming up on one year since I made my official retirement announcement from Track & Field and life on the other side of competing has been quite the ride. In a peculiar way, so much has changed, but yet a lot has truly stayed the same. Here are four lessons that I took from … More Four Lessons From Track & Field That Are True in Retirement
Even though I’ve hung up my running spikes, there are lessons I learned during my track career that are still very true in retirement. I live by the motto that “comparison is the thief of joy” and this is true reguardless of where you are on life’s journey. As someone who is naturally competitive, I’ve … More Why We Shouldn’t Compare Ourselves
With us officially entering summer 2022, I stopped to reflect on the year so far and how different life looks for me these days. This time of the year has been associated with championships and competitions for my whole adult life, so needless to say, I’m adjusting to the new change of pace. There have … More Five Trade-offs From Track Retirement & Lessons Learned
As a retired athlete who had the privilege of competing professionally for twelve years, there are aspects of that lifestyle that I didn’t appreciate as much as I could’ve in the moment. And quite frankly, some aspects that I miss. Not miss in a “let me come out of retirement” kind of way, but miss … More Four Things Not To Take For Granted As A Professional Athlete
Far too many athletes retire and are left wondering “what comes next?”. Whether you are leaving your sport after the high school, college, or professional ranks, the transition is inevitable. Whether you made millions of dollars and had a tremendous amount of success, or not, there comes a time when you must hang up the … More Will You Be Prepared For The End?