“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” - Mark Twain Over the past few years I've actively been trying to... Continue Reading →
"For me, becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self. The journey doesn’t end." - Michelle Obama, "Becoming" In May, I was blessed with the opportunity to go hear Michelle Obama speak during... Continue Reading →
A few weeks back, I was given the opportunity to be on a panel and speak to a Senior class of Public Health students at the University at Buffalo. At first I thought: "Why was I asked to speak?" "What do I have to contribute?" "I'm in Social Work, these Public Health students don't really... Continue Reading →
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid misinformed beholder a black eye." -Miss Piggy I remember being told I was ugly. I remember when I was told I wasn't leadership material. I remember when I was told I wasn't a good... Continue Reading →
I ran a half marathon and gained sooooo much clarity. I ran every mile with purpose. Mentally letting go of things holding me back and moving forward running towards things that will help me be great. It was really an amazing experience.
Just wanted to remind you: Don't get overwhelmed with the day to day. If you have to take it one hour, one min, one second at a time, then so be it. Find the silver lining Vision boards are a great way to SEE what you want to accomplish Goals should be specific, measurable, achievable,... Continue Reading →
I really complicate life for no reason sometimes. I filter what I want to say. I over think things. I hold onto a lot. And my emotions are all over the place when I get super stressed or anxious. In reflection though, I realized that I can’t expect people to read my mind. I’m really... Continue Reading →
“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experiences.” - Eleanor Roosevelt When's the last time you did something for the first time? AND did it with friends.? For me it was last week and that's why I... Continue Reading →