I’m here to help musicians, artists, writers and all creative minds live their best lives. This site includes my blog (my story and struggles), my course page (tools I’m developing to help you!), my coaching page (let’s chat 1:1 about what your experiences are), my beach body plug (huge fan of this resource, but I know it doesn’t work for everyone!), and my contact page – let’s connect! 

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Hi! I’m Hillary

I’m a musician who became passionate about health and wellness after a major depressive episode left me feeling overwhelmed, broken and suicidal.

I stumbled into fitness with a “just do the bare minimum” mindset that led me a on a journey that’s since changed the very fabric of my life.

My personal mission is to shed light on the dark realities many musicians face, share health and wellness resources for creators, and encourage artists of all disciplines and backgrounds to live their best lives.

I’m an advocate for Team Beachbody and passionate about sharing the value of this wellness resource. I also encourage the use any source of wellness that will help you safely become the best version of yourself.

I have a M.A in music from the University of Birmingham (UK) (2018) and a B.M in music from the University of Montana (2015.) I am a music composer at the start of her career and enjoy singing in the Billings Symphony Chorale.

Hailing from roots in both Texas and Montana, I love traveling between my hometowns of Houston and New Braunfels in Texas and Butte, Missoula and Billings in Montana.

You’re Not Going to be Discovered as an Artist

April 20, 2021

I still carry this giddy, larger than life hope that one day I’ll be “discovered” as a music composer. That someone will find my old works in a trash can and think “these are brilliant! We must find the person who made these”. They’ll find me at my day job… Read more

The 5 Day Self Care Challenge

April 15, 2021

Downloadable pdf of the 5 Day Self Care Challenge The 5 Day Self Care Challenge #the5dayselfcarechallenge We know that we matter. But we’re not always good at putting ourselves first. Why is that? We are conditioned to place others first. To: Not make a fuss about our experiences To downplay… Read more

Belief is a muscle

April 7, 2021

I was 28 years old when I learned that belief is a muscle. And that up until then my belief in myself was a very weak one. Who else grew up in western America? Where music is a hobby and not a career? Where hard work is valued only if… Read more

Why you feel like you’re constantly f***ing it all up as an artist

March 25, 2021

  Raise your hand if you feel like you’ve been f***ing up your career as an artist. Maybe it’s on occasion, maybe it’s constantly (like me), but something I’ve noticed across the board for us musicians and artists and creative types – we constantly feel like we’re not reaching our… Read more

Why it’s ok not to push yourself too hard during exercise – and how you’re actually still benefiting from it

March 24, 2021

I was diagnosed with covid in November of 2020 and my life has never been the same since. I was 28 at the time of my diagnosis, physically fit and otherwise a very healthy individual. An avid fitness junkie, I cycled through Beachbody programs and was working out an average… Read more

What COVID-19 Taught me about Exercise

March 17, 2021

I got COVID-19 in November of 2020, when it peaked in Montana. On November 19th, life was normal. I went to work, completed a grueling 1 hour workout, drank a protein shake and felt fine. November 20th, I could hardly function I was so achy, and by 9am I left… Read more