“Stop comparing yourself to the person walking ahead of you or behind you. Walk your walk,” said Former First Lady Michelle Obama during a conversation with Oprah Winfrey in Brooklyn, NY this past February. This quote captivated me and struck a cord so deep inside that I was inspired to write this blog post. We can follow the paths of others, but you can still walk your own walk on that same path. Continue reading “Walk Your Walk…” A Lesson About Comparison Inspired By Michelle Obama
“Put into the world what without you may never exist.” When you become more yourself, you’re becoming more of what the world needs. I often struggle with figuring out what it is exactly that I am here in this world to do. This post offers advice for those who are trying to become more themselves, find purpose, and navigate their existence in our world. Continue reading Finding Purpose | Recognizing The Gifts You Have to Offer the World
When we experience a life transition that gap of uncertainty welcomes room for questioning and self-doubt. We ask others what they think we should do next, but you are the one that holds the answer to what the next step is. You just to have take a moment to be still. Continue reading Find the Answer to Life’s Uncertainty and Silence The Doubt Echoing Within
Strong, fierce, elegant, and influential women. Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Serena Williams, Maya Angelou, and Tracee Ellis Ross. Continue reading 5 Empowering Quotes by Five Empowering Women
“I come as one, but I stand for 10,000” – Maya Angelo This quote is from a poem called “Grandmother” written by Dr. Maya Angelo What does it mean? I interpret the quote as: As an individual you are influenced by those who came generations before you, and that you embody more than just yourself when given the chance to inspire others. Our encounters with other people throughout … Continue reading International Women’s Day: I Come As One, But Stand for Ten Thousand
The speech that has us all talking. Undoubtably Oprah Winfrey delivers a speech that’s worthy enough for chills, tears & a standing ovation. Oprah presented an outstanding message that transcends between cultures, geography, race, religion, politics and the workplace. Continue reading Oprah Winfrey: A New Day Is On the Horizon!
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?
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