What’s Going To Be Your Legacy?

Oprah Winfrey gave a speech at Agnes College 128th Commencement. She spoke about a conversation that she had with Maya Angelou about Oprah’s school in Africa. She told Maya “that’s going to be my greatest legacy.” Maya replied “you have no idea what your legacy will be.” Oprah was confused but insisted that this school was going to be her legacy. Maya replied with this: … Continue reading What’s Going To Be Your Legacy?

Love Yourself #3: Do What You Love

I am here to talk to you today about having fun! It seems pretty simple right? But as a graduate student I find that sometimes the concept of fun can be hidden by my every day tasks that need to get completed. Sometimes we can get too caught up in our busy schedules which leads us to often forget to participate in activities that we love. Does … Continue reading Love Yourself #3: Do What You Love

How to Live a Happy Life

How do you live a happy life? Everyone chooses different activities, events, or things that make them feel happy. For some people, happiness is experienced through physical or tangible things. For other people happiness may be felt through emotions or a psychological aspect. Happiness is an emotion that is experienced globally and on a variety of different levels. Science has proven that certain activities can … Continue reading How to Live a Happy Life

Living Your Best Life

I admire the powerful and true words expressed by the late Dr. Maya Angelou. I have previously read her quotes and poems, but I had never come across any of her speeches until today.  Although this is just a clip from a longer version of a television episode, I was incredibility moved by the wisdom expressed in this video. Dr. Angelou speaks her words with passion and you … Continue reading Living Your Best Life