Nurture Ugandan Teens Back to LIfe

Nurture Ugandan Teens Back to LIfe

The word this weekend is nurture. Everyone deserves to be nurtured. nur·ture verb care for and encourage the growth or development of. noun: nurture the process of caring for and encouraging the growth or development of someone or something. Imagine growing up without parents or family encouraging you and helping you learn. From birth, many … Read more

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Confidence

With confidence, you can do anything This week’s Weekend Word is extra special to me because the children are reminded every single day of their confidence and abilities to succeed. con·fi·dence a: a feeling or consciousness of one’s powers or of reliance on one’s circumstances had perfect confidence in her ability to succeed met the … Read more

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International Day of the Girl 2018 Focus With Her: A Skilled GirlForce

Today, October 11, is recognized as International Day of the Girl – a day that touches our hearts as we strive to recognize and celebrate this every single day of the year. From a young age, most girls are taught to be proud, confident and are told that they can do anything they set their … Read more

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Tell them all will be alright

Although their lives may be different, they all wonder about the possibilities that lie ahead. Homecoming photos were all over my social newsfeeds this weekend. I saw beautiful, smart young ladies laughing and having the time of their life. Perhaps the evening talk was about the immediate future, first kisses, more dances, sports, an overload … Read more

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Be Kind - Hope for Hearts

The BIG 3-0!

Today we’re continuing our celebration of Admit Your Happy Month by celebrating another important milestone – The BIG 3-0! This week Be Kind to Humankind Week turns 30. It was created by Lorraine Jara in Toms River, New Jersey in 1988. She was just 30 years old at the time. If you hop on over … Read more

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You’ve Got a Friend in Me

We are in the midst of National Friendship Week, a time to celebrate the family we choose to be in our lives. Friends are essential to helping us fill our happiness bucket. They’re there for us in good times, and they help us get through the bad times by bringing a smile back to our … Read more

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Smile Week

“I Just Like to Smile! Smiling’s My Favorite!”

It’s never too early to bring a little Christmas cheer around with this classic quote from “Elf.” Especially when it’s National Smile Week. Buddy the elf had a predilection for smiling. Which worked out because his smile was contagious and brought happiness everywhere he went. When Buddy first came to New York, the main people … Read more

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Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly

Note to self: live simply, care deeply

All this month we’re talking about happiness. This week is National Simplify Your Life Week. This is a serendipitous great start to “Admit Your Happy Month.” Sometimes life can get so crazy, chaotic, and out of control that it can wear on our overall happiness. But that’s nothing that can’t be fixed by simplifying things … Read more

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Red happy face ball in water

What is your happy?

How do you fill the world with happiness? Problems in life, they come and go. Overcoming problems is the beauty of life. The search for happiness starts from within. The path to happiness starts by loving you, loving life and then loving others to life. I am dedicating the month of August to HAPPINESS! Why, … Read more

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Note to Self

Note to Self

Did you get the memo? Today is National Memo Day. I’m not really sure where this day came from, but out of all the wacky holidays – I think this is an important one. Think about it. Memos kind of run our lives. A memo is a written message with what can be powerful intent. … Read more

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