There is something amazing in watching someone transform into a more beautiful version of their-self. Whether it is to become a responsible adult, a loving and responsible mother or father, a respectable husband or wife, a child's role model ... growth is beautiful.
In my last post, I talked about Trust and explained that it is something I believe must be earned & maintained. Since that post, I have received a bit of feedback and a request for deeper explanation & clarification. Luckily, this is a topic I have spent a lot of time thinking on, and even … Continue reading The Trust Factor: Part Two
I've said it before, and I'll say it again: We live in a world of instant gratification. No one wants to work for anything. And if it doesn't happen RIGHT NOW, then it isn't worth having. We see this in every aspect of life: from finances and careers to parenting and relationships. It's a growing … Continue reading The “Trust” Factor
We all know that breaking others down to build ourselves up isn’t the ‘right’ thing to do. We understand that doing so puts us in the “mean girl” category. And I’m all for the idea that helping to build others up shows your character, and in the long run, helps us to build ourselves up … Continue reading The “Girls’ Girl” Fad
It is important to be an individual, to think and speak for yourself. It is imperative that you become your own person with your own thoughts and beliefs. Argue. Debate. And stand your ground. Respectfully.
Do not belittle, degrade, or humiliate another. Do not say things you will regret. Do not allow another to sway your beliefs without just cause. Be strong but gentle when you can and firm when you must.
Do not fear what is different, but instead see the beauty in uniqueness. Keep an open mind and do not judge. Never allow another to burden you with their ignorance. And always, always, always, remember the power of words.