Archive of ‘Three Gifts’ category

Giving New Meaning To YOLO and Other Life Lessons

This week’s three gifts are from a man and a woman whose wisdom goes beyond age. John Feal and Amanda Nyugen were on a panel discussing Jennifer Dulski’s book, “Purposeful, Do You Want To Be A Manager Or A Movement Starter?”  Both survivors and advocates tor change. Amanda Nyugen, a rape survivor, created RISE, a […] Read more…

Don’t Keep Your Eye On The Horizon, Seek Out New Horizons (and Other Things I Wish I Knew Then)

No one can tell you what’s within your reach except you. Constantly put yourself in situations that expand your horizon of what is possible. Learning, volunteering, traveling or simply exploring parts of your city that are outside your stopping grounds, reading. Open up your your view of what you can do. Practice your confidence muscle. […] Read more…

Owning Your Power Is A Step By Step Process

1. Confidence and finding your potential is a step by step process.  I didn’t grow up thinking that I had a lot of power although my father tried to convince me that I could do anything I wanted to do. I couldn’t hear him because the culture was telling me something completely different. It took […] Read more…

Three Gifts For A 20-Something – Grow At Your Own Pace

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”? Here 40-somethings share three wishes to help a 20-something get a head start on the confidence to make decisions that are right for them (not their parents, friends, teachers or society). No more woulda, coulda, shoulda.  Raise your hand to do the […] Read more…

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