In 2017, according to Merriam-Webster, the word of the year was Feminism. When you hear this word, how do you feel? Whether this word elicits a positive or negative reaction, the feeling behind hearing “feminism” will most likely be a strong one. But what does this word actually mean? According to the English Oxford Dictionary,… Read More Feminist: To Be or Not to Be
This year, the coaching staff decided to share something encouraging and kind about everyone who works out at the gym on a regular basis. As I sat at the Christmas Gym party recently, I heard my coach say my name. As I listened, Mel shared her thoughts of things she had noticed in the past… Read More Letting Go of Doing Everything
Any given year, by the time mid-November roles around, I am thinking about Christmas with joy and anticipation. I normally enjoy the lights, music, decorating, and mood of the Christmas season to come. Not this year! By mid-November, I was dreading the entire month of December, not just Christmas time. I found myself carrying around… Read More From “Bah! Humbug” to “Merry and Bright”
When disaster strikes in your life or something goes wrong, what is your immediate reaction? Do you find yourself to be a naturally negative or positive person? When something goes wrong, do you want to run and hide? Would you rather stand and fight? Or perhaps you would rather scream and then cry? The fact… Read More What is Your Reaction When Disaster Strikes?