Motivation & Wisdom, Random Thoughts

Tougher than you think

What a busy and honestly semi-stressful past couple of days I've experienced. My kiddos started remote learning, my campus started online tutoring (I oversee), and normal personal matters. Don't know about you but the above words are something that I consistently need to be reminded. We are definitely stronger (all realms) stronger than what we… Continue reading Tougher than you think

Life, Motivation & Wisdom

Knowing Encourages Actions

Today’s motivational quote is just a reminder of why we continue or start performing sustainable and environmental actions.

Life, Making A Difference, Motivation & Wisdom

Only One

It’s Motivation Monday and this month I want to provide words to encourage folks to take action in making a societal difference. Many people are fear making lifestyle changes because they don’t want to be the only one. But the words by Edward Everett Hale reminds us that individual actions still make a difference. If… Continue reading Only One

Motivation & Wisdom

Ocean Motivation

Today is World Ocean's Day (June 8) so I want to provide you a little motivation aligned with that vast beauty of water. You can either see yourself as a wave in the ocean or you can see yourself as the ocean. - Oprah Winfrey Such powerful words that makes one question their control -… Continue reading Ocean Motivation

Life, Motivation & Wisdom

Storms Don’t Last Forver

Today's motivational quote is by Iyanla Vanzant and provides wisdom on the storms in our life. My family has experienced quite a few storms in the past year+: death of both maternal grandparents, dealing with COVID19, and health concerns. The thing that encourages me to push through is remembering that "storms don't last forever". (In… Continue reading Storms Don’t Last Forver

Motivation & Wisdom

Motivation Monday: Wise words by Robert Bullard

In honor of Black History month, I will share earth-focused quotes by African-Americans for the month. I felt this is especially needed after the news catastrophe regarding Vanessa Nakate (read about it). Today's quote is by Robert Bullard (I found the image on Instagram by Postcards From Disasters). Robert Bullard's environmental work delves into topics… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Wise words by Robert Bullard

Making A Difference, Motivation & Wisdom

Power to Change Things

Today’s #mondayMotivation is a reminder of the power, which we all possess, to make a difference. Our personal choice to use the power is what categorizes us either as game changer or a follower. I encourage you to take some time and reflect on if there is a part of your life or even community… Continue reading Power to Change Things

Motivation & Wisdom

Whose motivating you?

We are all inspired to do things and/or reach goals. The question becomes is it self-motivation or motivated enforced by another person? I wholeheartedly agree with Audre Lorde that our own confidence is what should be driving us to reach self-defined success. // // Let me give you an example of what I mean. I… Continue reading Whose motivating you?

Motivation & Wisdom

Suffer Through To See Rewards

Today's motivational quote comes from a famous Louisvillian - Muhammad Ali. The feature picture is of a mural I saw in Brooklyn. One of the main reasons people don't reach their goal is because they don't want to deal with the suffering that might be associated. For example, there were a lot of long restless… Continue reading Suffer Through To See Rewards

Motivation & Wisdom

Monday Motivation: Do What You Love

Hopefully everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  I'm sure I was not the only one that had a hard time waking up and preparing for work this morning ;). So to get me motivated I looked up potential quotes and I came across the following Natural Life  instagram post: https://instagram.com/p/BJ-PwlVhdD-/ I love working with students so… Continue reading Monday Motivation: Do What You Love