Even if the day is hot or foggy, you should wake up with a clear mission. That mission should be to gift someone something today. A gift can consist of a compliment, a smile, a bag of chips or access to a new resource. There’s much you can […]
I love to travel, try new foods (both simple and "exotic"), ingest caffeine, and watch political news coverage. Im a big pop culture junkie who isnt afraid to say she loves "In Touch" Magazine! A social marketing expert and psychologist by training who works in the public health field trying to bring a little common sense to it all.
All the world is my television and I like to provide commentary on it.
Today is the Fourth of July. In the United States, weather permitting, we have grand fireworks celebrations to mark our grand day of freedom. The 4th or Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the United States, on July […]
She had packed eveything up into the van. Well, not everything. Just what could fit and somewhat mattered. She only brought what she could connect to. Or so she hoped. She wanted to move on with what was just necessary. Yet, her insecurities seemed to spill out into […]
“The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear.” A little bit of fear is not a bad thing. I believe. However, paralysis by fear can be all-consuming. As we think about freedom, we must consider it at not only at the societal level but also […]
There are known knowns; there are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns; that is to say, there are things that we know we don’t know. — Rumsfeld Day after day and hour after hour – particularly during covid- meetings came at a nonstop clip. […]
Times have changed. Times continue to change. Where it all ends up, who knows. Society is being reshaped. It’s undergoing a metamorphosis. We are awakening from a moment of stasis. People want to continue this change or so it seems for many. The workplace changed completely this past […]
Times are changing. Noise is everywhere. We are living through a cacophony of worried and helpful voices. We now are hungry for meaningful change. The workplace is now remote. The workplace has divided people into categories of “essentialness”. As such people as a workforce are changing their perspective […]
I am a fairly adaptable person. Have always needed to be. I’ve lived abroad. I’ve lived at boarding school. I’ve lived in cities that were hard to get around considering that I can’t drive. I’ve worked in toxic environments. I’ve worked in very mission-minded positions. All this to […]
I used to love R.E.M. – the band. The one that dominated college radio for a while. They had some good serious songs. Then one day, they released one of the silliest songs ever called Shiny Happy People. Shiny happy people holding handsShiny happy people holding handsShiny happy […]
Things often need to fall apart and fall down in order to feel empowered. A tree had fallen in their courtyard but there was not much to say about it. Stuff happens. She herself had fallen recently and yet she felt like a champion. You have to get […]