Tag: Kindness

Observe feelings without becoming emotions

Trying my best to embrace situations as opportunities to learn something about myself and also others have been a bit of a mission. At least in the last few weeks, it’s been a mission. Part of me enjoys getting lost in the magic of… Continue Reading “Observe feelings without becoming emotions”

I accept that anyone I allow into my life is just as lucky to have space in my life as I am to have space in theirs.

I am worthy. I’m always mindful of the company I keep. I think that it’s super important to align myself with the right people. One could easily question what that looks like or what that means. But last night I was able to put… Continue Reading “I accept that anyone I allow into my life is just as lucky to have space in my life as I am to have space in theirs.”

My Eulogy

There are so many emotions around sharing this piece with the world. I actually wrote it last summer and asked a dear friend to read it in the event I was murdered. Even if we lost touch, I made him PROMISE to be the… Continue Reading “My Eulogy”

Letter of Gratitude: NVW Coach

Dear Coach, It was about a year ago that I was introduced to the New Ventures West coaching programme. I was actively building my network and had reached out to a college alumn for advice. Based on our conversation, she recommended that I check… Continue Reading “Letter of Gratitude: NVW Coach”

Letter of Gratitude: Jess

Dear Jess, During a year of absolute chaos, when you felt completely broken and unlovable, you remembered to breathe. When your abusers conspired to break you, you remembered they are human. When you decided to upgrade your annoyingly-optimistic-everything-is-PHENOMENAL Jess to an authentic imperfectly messy-emotional-yet-RESILIENT… Continue Reading “Letter of Gratitude: Jess”

Letter of Gratitude: Bob

Dear Bob, It’s been an absolute honour to know you this last year. I feel blessed to turn a neighbor into a friend… and extended family. I’ve shared tidbits about my journey. You’ve seen me galavanting without a care or responsibility. You’ve seen me… Continue Reading “Letter of Gratitude: Bob”

Letter of Gratitude: Ali

Dear Ali, One of my favorite places to meet people is the airport. Two things inevitably happen, I learn something new or I have my faith in humanity restored. Something about travelling that just brings out the best in people. Within a few moments,… Continue Reading “Letter of Gratitude: Ali”

Service. Respect. Selflessness. Honor. Gratitude. Love.

Day 12. Freewriting. Today is Veteran’s Day. The first word in my head is VALOR. Seems reasonable to use this moment to acknowledge my favorite men in uniform; the USMC. Dear Soldier – Thank you for your service. Thank you for your sacrifice. Thank… Continue Reading “Service. Respect. Selflessness. Honor. Gratitude. Love.”

Letter of Gratitude: Women For Tri

Dear Ladies! A few [tragic] events have happened in the last 24 hours causing me to reach out and give thanks. I’m grateful to be a part of a supportive training group. I’m grateful for all the training tips. I’m grateful for the positive… Continue Reading “Letter of Gratitude: Women For Tri”

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