Photograph by Perry Grone Incorporating service into her family life helped one mother teach her children the profound importance of helping one another — As parents negotiating our small children's lives, many of us seek out books and information on how to not screw up … [Read more...] about The Importance of Community Service in Shaping the Values of Our Children
Photograph by Caleb Woods Often, when we say “I’m sorry,” the words end up flat and the apology hollow. It’s time to become more conscious of our words to better reflect our feelings — I feel like my grandmother when I start a sentence with “Back in the day…” but in this … [Read more...] about Don’t Tell Me You’re Sorry: A Call for More Honest Communication
Photograph by Miguel Bruna Some people use failure to propel them forward, others use it as an excuse. Which are you? You are capable of far more than you think! — We’ve all been there. Standing in the yoga or fitness class of your choice preparing for an hour-long break … [Read more...] about I Can’t… or Maybe I Can: Releasing Our Limiting Beliefs of Our Potential
Photograph by Johanes Plenio How a tattoo helped to connect a mother to her son by reminding her to let go of worry and embrace mindfulness instead — Last summer my son and I decided to get matching tattoos. He was heading to graduate school ten hours away, and … [Read more...] about Worry vs. Mindfulness: A Life Lesson
Photograph by Jeremy Perkins How a single word — OK — is so often used to cover the reality of our experience of life and closes us off from those who care enough to ask — Did you ever stop and think about how many times a day you use the word ‘okay’ or the even … [Read more...] about I’m OK: What Does That Really Mean For You?