“Lessons Learned From Marine Corps Deployments, Military Olympic Competitions, And Nomadic Journeys”
- I’ve also had my share of adventures! I’ve traveled to over 40 countries, completed several local and cross country solo flights (all by the age of 22), served as an Intelligence Officer in the United States Marine Corps, performed volunteer work in the Middle East, Europe, and US, and have captained and played on the CISM(aka: Military Olympics) Women’s Soccer Team for the past five years.
I combine the gift of storytelling (+ a rabid passion for motivating others!) with the power of simple, fun, and highly actionable comprehensive instruction to empower you to do the same. I help you turn tragedies into triumphs, obstacles into opportunities, and the pursuit of health into healing, so you can ‘roll with it’ and go on to have the life of your dreams.
One of my keys is incorporating movement into my work. When your body is moving, you literally can’t be stagnant. Movement gets the creative juices flowing and helps you go from intellectualizing concepts to ‘locking them in’ by feeling change happening within your body.
In addition to that, the cornerstones of my work include faith, authenticity, compassion, tough-love, education, and humor. I believe in living life at 100% – spiritually, physically, and mentally – and through my coaching, speaking, writing, and other programs, I’ll equip you to do the same.
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In 2009, Sarah ended her Active Duty service as a Marine Corps Intelligence Officer in order to fully embrace her love of world travel. She spent nearly a year globetrotting on her own and with friends; participating in a Mission trip in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, doing volunteer work in central Portugal; and socializing with new pals in new places. Sarah has visited six continents, forty countries, and dipped her toes in four of the world’s oceans.
By April of 2010, Sarah felt it was time to rejoin the full-time work force as a civilian. She was offered a position by a specialized DoD contractor as a Human Terrain Analyst/Socio-cultural Geographer. Loving the fields of Sociology (one of her majors in college) and Geography, Sarah was excited to restart her career by incorporating both disciplines. In an area of the country where there are thousands of cookie-cutter analysts, she was also extremely grateful for the opportunity to work with a cohort of people who were individuals, professionally and personally. Sarah told herself that she would commit to her new job for at least a year. If at that point she did not love everything about it, she would leave her prestigious DC position to follow her dreams of helping others through writing, speaking, and coaching.
Sarah ended up loving the company that hired her, the intellectual work, and many of her colleagues. However, she knew herself well enough to realize that working in that field was not her true calling. So in May of 2011, Sarah left the DC area for calmer surroundings and the freedom to inspire, interact with, and instruct others on tactics for overcoming obstacles, the value of holistic health and wellness, the reward of teamwork, and how to survive and thrive as leaders.
Sarah now motivates and leads others through speaking engagements, publishing her own books, volunteering, partnering with non-profit groups (Semper Fidelis Health and Wellness, Team Red White and Blue, Service Women’s Action Network, The Give Back Yoga Foundation, and more), and coaching both one-on-one, in corporate groups, in retreats, and at seminars.
Some of Sarah’s current activities and passions include: playing with her amazing three-legged wonder-dog, Bailey; being a dedicated daughter, sister, aunt, and girlfriend; continually learning about self-awareness through yoga; embodying her Christian beliefs as faithfully as she can; being the best friend possible; continually exploring her world-wanderlust; teaching yoga and spinning; playing soccer, Gaelic football, and Australian Rules Football at the National and International level; mountain-biking, hiking, swimming, and cycling; reading voraciously; sky-diving, whitewater rafting, wake boarding, and surfing; fostering healthy relationships with herself, God, family, and friends; and trying to do absolutely everything with fearless passion and fun energy!
- Sarah is America’s JUST ROLL WITH IT Coach and Transitioning Warriors Advocate, empowering her audiences to turn obstacles into opportunities, and encouraging them to Just Roll With It so they can go from merely surviving to THRIVING and live the life of their dreams!
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