🍂🍁 Seasons change and things do not stay the same. 🍁🍂 Leaves on trees change colors, but the roots of the trees stay grounded. 🍁🍂 Branches lose leaves, but trees don’t lose branches. And neither are concerned about that which is inevitable. 🍁🍂 Change may not always be beautiful, but It’s always necessary. 🍁🍂... Continue Reading →
I can’t expect people to have the same work ethic as me, or the same motivation as me, or the same compassion and empathy as me, or the same giving spirit as me. Not to say I’m the standard for all of that, but to not hold it against someone for not reciprocating how I... Continue Reading →
Maturity is being able to acknowledge when you’re wrong. Then making appropriate changes to amend the wrong doings. It’s important to own the mistake and address it. It affords the opportunity to re-gain trust in the relationship and limits the likelihood of repeat offense. When you realize you’ve made a mistake, admit you were wrong,... Continue Reading →
Every one in life is on a journey. But no ones path is the same. Don’t focus on the speed or distance of others. Focus on your own. There’s no concrete timeline the journey. Every accomplishment you make, no matter when in life you make it, is worth celebrating. Define what success looks like for... Continue Reading →
"I've learned my lessons, but I'm also still learning them."-Benjamin ClementineI was cleaning my office a couple months ago and found this piece of paper that listed some major gems on how to live your life. Based on the penmanship, I’d say I had to be in like middle school when I wrote this list. ... 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.