Today, we are so glad to share this poem written by Sawyer Jane Baker Corey. Sawyer died tragically at the tender age of 12, in the flash flood mudslide that took place in Montecito, California in 2018. Her mother erected this plaque with her poem after her death. The mud swept away their home leaving [...]
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I’m so inspired by this little guy and his Mom, Tiffany. Thank you for sharing your story with the Facebook world at large. There is a lesson here for all of us. Embrace your life, regardless of the circumstances. Be strong. Be courageous. Make each moment count. Your legacy will live on sweet boy [...]
Originally published on CNBC website June 13, 2021 by Vicki McKeever and Cory Steig. Photo credit @duangbj of Twenty20 Reset your alarm: Waking up just an hour earlier than usual could reduce your risk of depression by 23%, according to a study out of University of Colorado Boulder and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. And [...]
What do you think about at night right before bed? Or when you close your eyes to go to sleep? What conversations or thoughts are going through your head? Before the global pandemic, I was one of those fortunate people who could fall asleep within minutes of my head hitting the pillow. I was averaging [...]
Have you been feeling a little lost lately? A little unsure. The global pandemic has changed our lives drastically. When at one point we were an extremely social species, we now find ourselves at home missing those friendships, in-person conversations and chance interactions with people, while we are out and about. Courtney Stanley is a [...]
Hours go by. Days go by. Weeks go by. Years go by. Procrastination is not laziness. It is a form of fear. Fear of failure, or the unknown. Fear you don't know where to start Fear you'll look stupid. Fear of disapproval if it's not perfect. Fear you lack mastery. Fear of disappointing others. Fear [...]
I've been coaching basketball for over 30 years. And each player that I've had the pleasure of coming in contact with, has had a talent and a skill, however some have been missing a component that would complete them as a player, and more importantly as a person. Today, I’d like to share how one [...]
Written by Olivia Heenan and originally published in the Royal Register (Bishop Reding High School publication) in March of 2021 More than ever, youth need camp. “As a seasonal industry hit hard by COVID-19, more than one thousand camps (in Canada) are at risk of permanently closing their doors” says the Canadian Camp Association. Camp [...]
Written by Marilyn Barefoot and originally published on LinkedIn April 5, 2021 Today I woke up angry!! Angry at the world for not trying harder to rid our planet of COVID 19 and all its variants. Angry at all the people who broke the rules over the long weekend and gathered to celebrate. Angry at [...]
It is Monday at 9:05 am and your first prospect of the week cancels at the last minute. You open your email and that new client you were so excited about on Friday, had a change of heart over the weekend and cancelled their order. Feeling a little deflated, you decide to check how many [...]