January 8, 2018 rmaddox No comments exist

  No person should ever be subjected to any form of sexual harassment. But every person in this world should be subject to the education on the prevention and recognition of mischievous behavior.                                             …

December 27, 2017 rmaddox No comments exist

“Anyone can make a difference, so you don’t have to have it be some huge, global campaign… you can start small, and that’s just as important”.                                             Blake Mycoskie Have you ever aspired to coordinate…

December 27, 2017 Chloe Longstreet No comments exist

As we are wrapping up the holiday season this year, signs of the spirit of giving are all around. Charities are often overwhelmed by volunteers during the holidays, sometimes to the point where offers to help are turned down. Yet many of these same organizations are seriously struggling to meet their needs during the rest…

December 11, 2017 rmaddox

“So many people die though they live, and it is not as if they don’t have life; they only refuse to keep breathing!” ―Ernest Agyemang Yeboah On February 7, 1997,  confronted each other in a professional bout in Las Vegas, Nevada. The contenders were prepared to take center stage fighting it out for the WBC…

December 10, 2017 Chloe Longstreet

We worry. More than we should. Many people worry every day. While worrying does not really go hand in hand with the cultivation of a positive mindset or a new outlook on life, there are so many things for us to worry about. Will I be able to pay the bills this month? Can I afford…

December 3, 2017 Chloe Longstreet

The other day I was speaking to another mom at my daughter’s school about privilege. Both of our children go to a school where most (although certainly not all) of the students come from families where money is not a big issue and we both are on the lower end of the spectrum from a…

November 25, 2017 rmaddox

You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.    Johnny Cash In today’s world, many…

November 11, 2017 Chloe Longstreet

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” Confucius This is for those of you who are current or aspiring entrepreneurs, although hopefully there is inspiration for anyone to be found in today’s story. I have a friend who calls herself a serial entrepreneur. This friend has started…

November 11, 2017 Chloe Longstreet

When my daughter was a little over a year old, she and her sitter came with me to a job I had in the city. We had to take the train and walk a bit to where this job was, and we were totally unprepared for the downpour that we ended up getting caught in….