Janice worked hard. She completed her assignments on time and rarely made mistakes. She went to meetings, but often sat in the back and never said much – speaking up in large groups wasn’t her thing. She was polite to her colleagues, but cultivated her friends outside of work, and didn’t talk about her passion… Read More
“Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people” – Leo Burnett I have spent a better part of my adolescence and adult life surrounding myself with creative people. I have always thought of myself as somewhat creative in the sense that I like unique ideas,… Read More
If you’re not taking care of yourself, then how can you take care of anything else? Self-care has this flowery, feel-good reputation, but that’s only half the story. Taking care of yourself does, in fact, feel good. It is necessary to fill your cup, and vital for your health and well-being. It helps you be… Read More
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the greatest civil rights leaders the world has ever known. With a strong moral compass, a genuine love for people, and an unerring commitment to racial and economic justice, he led a non-violent movement that “achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality in America” than the previous… Read More
Lost. Every day I wander. I try to be grateful and positive and optimistic. I try. Trying is not good enough, I have known my whole life. My person, who I am, doesn’t try. I do. I accomplish. I tell myself it wasn’t a big deal. I mean, no one died. Or is even in… Read More
But there I was years later, okay with the fact that my curls hadn’t come out perfectly because somewhere along the way to me accepting that my hair didn’t need to be perfect, I began to accept that the rest of me didn’t have to be perfect either. I could make decisions and go places and do things and didn’t have to look, sound, or FEEL perfect.