James Bryant Conant was fond of saying: "Behold the turtle. It makes progress only when it sticks its neck out." If you research Conant (1893 - 1978) you will discover that he was an American chemist, a very transformative President of Harvard University (who almost got dismissed of that title due to his forward thinking & … Continue reading Be like the turtle.
I'm only human... There is a new song out by Christina Perri called Human. Her lyrics and video are perfection. If you are anything like me... the one who's always supposed to be strong, the one who's always looked to, the one who put so much pressure on themselves... then you understand the idea that we … Continue reading I’m only human…
http://www.UPWORTHY.com is a site that I normally enjoy seeing posts from popping up on my Facebook news feed. However today I saw a post titled, "Watch The Disney Princesses Realize All The Cool Things They Gave Up In The Name Of 'True Love'" by writer, Rebecca Eisenberg (http://www.upworthy.com/rebecca-eisenberg), who is a self-described "feminist...hoping to make … Continue reading Feminists will hate me – Part 2
People come & go in our lives. Sometimes it is a hard thing to deal with. Some people you want to keep forever, somehow, at some level. Learning to let them go completely is hard. However I have heard that missing people is part of the healing process. I am thankful for all (well okay, … Continue reading People come & go in our lives.
Why do I live my life publicly? Ever since I can remember, as early as being a school aged kid, I can remember sitting in my classrooms and hearing others talking amongst themselves with questions of things they didn't understand or didn't know the answers to or didn't agree with, but were too embarrassed or … Continue reading Why do I live my life publicly?
I am thankful and grateful that my mother ingrained into me the thought process to never leave someone, no matter how mad, without letting them know how I truly feel for them. I try my hardest to let my friends, family and loved ones always realize what they mean to me. I do not always … Continue reading You are never promised another minute!
Why do we as a people care so much about what other's think and say about us, or don't say? Why do we put so much weight on their words and actions towards us? Are we that insecure and unsure of ourselves? I like to think that I am a fairly confident and strong person. … Continue reading What other’s think and say…