Feeling Overwhelmed? It’s Time To Take A Breath and Take A Break

This week has been nothing but overwhelming for me. Today I felt like a constant ball of fire was welled up in my chest. I find myself telling others “I wish there were more hours in the day?” Do you ever say that too? The best piece of advice that I can offer to you is to just breathe, and don’t overwhelm yourself. Continue reading Feeling Overwhelmed? It’s Time To Take A Breath and Take A Break

International Women’s Day: I Come As One, But Stand for Ten Thousand

“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

Is Stress Getting The Best of You Too? 7 Ways to Cope

Stress. Our good’ol friend who comes around time and time again. The friend who comes to visit without permission, and stays longer than you asked them to. The friend who is always talking when you’re trying to fall asleep, and won’t leave you alone when you just want to be by yourself. I stress, you stress, we all stress! I stress of a daily basis … Continue reading Is Stress Getting The Best of You Too? 7 Ways to Cope

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?