I was kind of a loner growing up. I floated between groups and had a close friend here or there but I never felt like I belonged anywhere. I never felt completely accepted. When I was 25, I bought a house and rented out the extra rooms and my first sisterhood formed! Stepping out and leading and inviting attracted other women that were like me. I've found the same to be true of running challengegroups. When you create an environment where empathy and understanding are the focus, you free people! Where there is no judgement, there is no need to hide!
Those years spent in that little house with those amazing ladies was the first time I felt completely seen (and loved anyway) by a group of friends. They were the first challenge group for me! It was as their love and support that molded my vision for Angels of Valor.
It's funny how just one person saying, "I've been there and I am here. You can always talk to me without judgement.", can free you up to live wholeheartedly! Feeling the freedom to be imperfect to make mistakes but to still be loved and belong is what we all need! I used to tell myself that I didn't want female friends because they were catty but the truth is most women are not, mostly we are quiet and hiding from judgement. Be the first to issue the invitation, to reach out, to make others feel accepted and you will find yourself in the most amazing group of friends you've ever had! And as always, you are welcome to join our sisterhood! Our focus may be on health but it's more than just physical strength we are after, we are on a mission to be unapologetically ourselves and we want that for you too!
"And Aubrey was her name. A not so very ordinary girl or name."(Or so says David Gates ;) I'm a wife to Phillip, a mother to Scarlett and Juliet. We live in the beautiful city of Thornton, Co. I'm a recovering red bull addict. I love to read. I hate to cook. I seek to be inspired and also to inspire others. I am a Beachbody Coach on a quest to be truly healthy mind, soul, and body and challenge others to do the same.