This week I have been inspired by a new quote: "It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred … Continue reading Be vulnerable, Be the Man (or Woman) in the Arena.
Sorry I haven't written in a while, it has been a stressful couple of weeks... The other night I got to thinking about how life is a series of cycles. Like good or bad things coming in threes, stress filled weeks are followed by weeks of boredom, or you go through good moods only to … Continue reading Beware: Life is a Rollercoaster… Hold on Tight!
Dear 18 year old me- You are on your way! You just graduated and are ready to go off to college. You chose a big school so that you could make a name for yourself. You chose a college that would expose you to new things. You chose to go to school out of state, … Continue reading Brittany, a letter to my 18 year old self
Job hunting... Not for the faint of heart, but also necessary for survival. No matter what stage of the job hunt you are in, whether you are just graduating and looking for your first job or looking for a new adventure, the process is filled with ups and downs. I can only speak to how … Continue reading Bolster Your Fortitude Job Hunters!
The impact stress can have on us can be enormous, so big that you may not even realize all of the side effects. The obvious effect can be headaches, nausea, over eating/snacking, tension pain throughout your body, the list goes on. Many people around the US deal with stress on a daily basis of varying … Continue reading Buoyancy in the New Year
Resolutions season is upon us! We are mid way through January, how are your resolutions holding up?? Mine are going okay as of now, hoping to maintain or improve on them throughout the rest of the year. I know some people think resolutions are dumb, or pointless because they can be broken so quickly in … Continue reading Bring in the New Year with Boundless Courage
Holidays are a time for families. Families gathered around the kitchen sharing stories and laughs. For some this is hard to do. It is hard to find joy this time of year when faced with loss or a serious diagnosis. You don't normally think about, or hope that in not thinking about it you are … Continue reading Beleaguer the holiday with hope.
There has been something nagging at me this past week, always in the back of my head. Rhetoric. For those who don't know what this is here is Webster's definition: rhetoric noun (rhet·o·ric | \ˈre-tə-rik \) Definition of rhetoric 1: the art of speaking or writing effectively: such as a) the study of principles and rules of composition formulated by critics of ancient times. b) the study of … Continue reading Bastion for Positive Rhetoric
"Be the change you want to see in the world." -Ghandi Live by example. If you want to see more acceptance towards others, if you want to see trust between neighbors, or something else. The first step to seeing change is to make a change in your own life. Recognize the change you want to … Continue reading Be the Change
Societal pressures are something that can be counted on to always be around. The pressure to be a certain size, pressure to have the right job, pressure to be in a relationship, to have kids. These pressures are put on us by the media around us and by traditions passed down through generations. Just as … Continue reading Be true to yourself, Believe in yourself, Love yourself