“The softness of a person’s nature doesn’t mean weakness, because nothing is softer than water but its force can break the strongest rocks.” Syed Mustafa Faraz Ahmad
I know a lot of strong women.
I was raised by one.
I am one myself.
Some of the greatest changes in the world were a result of women’s efforts.
I could argue that the world would literally shut down if it weren’t for strong women showing up for themselves and others every day.
There’s a reason that women are the ones who can create and give birth to new life; ...continue reading...
“If you surrender to the wind, you can ride it.” Toni Morrison
When you think of the word powerful, what comes to mind? An executive in a big office? A large crushing wave in the Pacific ocean? It’s defined as “having great power or strength.”
When you think of the word peaceful, what do you think of? Buddha? Meditation? A serene brook with water floating through it. Peaceful is defined as “free from disturbance” or “tranquil”
Why can’t we be simultaneously powerful and peaceful? These words seem like they’re opposites, but they’re really not – or at least they ...continue reading...
“Authenticity means exercising the compassion to know that we are all made of strength and struggle.” Brené Brown, Gifts of Imperfection
I believe that “being seen” is one of the most profound human experiences we can have this side of heaven. I think it means that someone understands, accepts and loves your heart, the core of your being. They are able to fully acknowledge all the beauty right alongside all the ugly; they are able to smile at all the joy, as well as the sadness; they celebrate the light burning inside of us, as much as the darkness ...continue reading...