Month: February 2018

Effective Communication | Put your Phone Away

Face-to-face conversations are the most effective way to communicate and create growth. Text messaging and emailing are a way to communicate but not the most effective, because there’s no connection. For example: If I told you, “Hey Michelle, that shirt looks very good on you,” would telling you via a text be as impactful as

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The Hypothesis | Your Goals

The hypothesis: To reach your goal, you must do the following things: work hard stay committed in the presence of adversity adapt to your environment exercise patience and consisted action The reality: People quit due to the following reasons: they experience short-term adversity other people disapprove or question their goal or vision they get distracted

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Let People Enjoy Things

Not everything that you see other people do will align with your values and that’s perfectly okay. Let people be who they want to be and let them enjoy things. When I was a kid, I didn’t quite understand this because I was usually on the receiving end of derogatory comments. So when I got

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Take Risks | Challenge your Comfort Zone

Life is about taking risks, right? Then why do so many people constantly worry about the repercussions of taking them? Risk-averse: Also known as not living your life. If you don’t take risks and avoid operating in conditions that present unfamiliar opportunities, you will not be successful in reaching your goals. What are you avoiding

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Take Action | Talking is not Enough

Telling the world what you’re interested in doing is not a bad thing. In fact, it demonstrates that you have a vision. However, until you put those words into action, they simply remain words. If you speak highly about a person that you care about, show them. If you talk about being good at something,

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Embrace Love

I thought that going to school for Criminal Justice would help me have a better understanding of why things happen the way that they do. On the administrative side, sure, I get it. But the side that deals with emotions, specifically hate, I will never understand it because it is the opposite of what I

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You Matter

Valentine’s Day is an interesting holiday because depending on who you ask, not everyone embraces it. Some people get overly excited, while others dread it due to the lack of romance in their life. When people feel uncomfortable about an event or holiday, such as this one, they allow negative thoughts and emotions to take

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