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I don’t about you, but I always hated syllabus day in college. Many students see this day as a blow off day when no real work is done, but I always left each class feeling perpetually overwhelmed. To me, syllabus day was class after class full of seemingly endless tasks to be completed by the… Continue reading Syllabus Day
We all know that pearls are formed from oysters, clams and mussels. Pearls are the result of sand and parasites entering the shell. However, did you know that the parasite that enters the oyster (for example) is then covered with layers and layers of fluid to protect the oyster and ultimately create the pearl? If you… Continue reading Are you an Oyster or a Pearl?
Last night I watched the new Beauty and The Beast movie, yes, I know I am way behind. It got me thinking about love, life and happiness. As I sat and watched the film, nostalgically reliving my childhood, I could not help but think about how we treat, perceive and love people. The movie focuses… Continue reading Expectations and Judgement
Live in the present. Today I am enthralled with the concept of mindfulness. It is the concept of being completely consumed with the present with a heightened awareness of your surroundings. This state of mindfulness should not be confused with a time when you notice every little thing that is wrong, because it is not… Continue reading Mindfulness
DON’T CAMP THERE. It is no secret that some days are just tough. Some days you wake up and have gained a pound or you spill coffee on yourself when you are already running late. How you let that affect the rest of your day, though, is what matters. You are allowed to be frustrated,… Continue reading Bad Days
KEEP MOVING FORWARD. Today I am feeling empowered and ready to take on the world. My husband and I have an insane number of things to get done before we can even make progress on our business venture, but I am feeling overwhelmingly positive. While we both have moments where we become overwhelmed by the… Continue reading How do you eat an elephant?
WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR ME LATELY? Months ago my former boss and I were talking about fundraising and how so much of this profession revolves around the question, “what have you done for me lately?”. This has stuck with me, but in a different way. I wonder what would happen if we were to ask… Continue reading Ask Yourself
OUR PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS Over the past several months I have struggled with a perpetual need for balance and control over my own destiny. After much thought, prayer and conversation with my husband. We have decided to step out of our comfort zone and start our own business. Today is my last day in my current… Continue reading Last Day
YOUR TUESDAY THOUGHTS. “There is pleasure in the pathless woods.” – Lord Byron This was the quote from my tea today and it got me thinking. Every day we make decisions. We decide when to get up, what to wear, what to eat, so on and so forth. These decisions mostly come easy, but not… Continue reading #TuesdayTea