Probably around the same time the adage “no pain no gain” came out and acid washed jeans were a good call. Both have never worked for me, and here’s why.
The less I do the more gets done.
Shouldn't it be the other way around? I mean that’s what we’re taught right?
I had a major aha moment in a private jet at 30,000 feet.
The manager for a platinum selling artist was telling me the secrets to being successful - work hard, do everything you can to outshine everyone else, trust no one….the regular stuff. Ok, I thought.
BUT THEN IT HIT ME - this guy is super stressed out all the time! He doesn’t see his family for weeks or months at a time, is being screamed at by spoiled celebs and even picks out his daily outfit based on how his clients want him to dress, n...
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You’ll find me backstage, stepping over groupies on the tour bus to whip up our gangsta juice (what we call our power smoothies) before my clients go on stage in sold-out stadiums around the world. Trust me, when touring the globe you need extra special nutrients to stay on top.
But truthfully, don’t we all just want to stay on top of our game?
So It breaks my heart when good people, trying their best to up their health, get duped. I’ve seen it happen to my friends and co-workers again and again - I call it smoothie sabotage!
We’ve been told to eat more fruit and veggies, so many of us whip up a smoothie because it’s easy and tastes great - thinking we are helping ourselves out - when really, we are secretly sabotaging...
Do you have a problem with the b-word? I'm talking boundaries!
I’m sitting at the red leather lunch counter on the world tour bus I called home that spring and summer, when T-streets, a rapper from New Orleans with contrasting neck tattoos and gold chains, turns to me and says “Kaahhlee” with his southern accent holding onto the “ahhh” part for a while- “You from France or somewhere?”.
Hmm, when this happened 4 years ago I had never even been to France. “No, I responded. What made you ask that?”
“Cause, you’re so nice, people been talking about you backstage and we all figured you must be from one of those happier countries.”
“Nope, I’m home grown”.
I smiled because people thought I was nice, and then I smiled again because that was only half the story.