As I sit here, snugly nestled on the couch under a duvet, with a purring cat by my side, Christmas lights twinkling around the room, candles flickering, and a hot cup of tea in one hand… I’m ready to lead the revolution of comfort and coziness. Life in this modern day can be harsh. We’re […]
Read More Live your Legend Challenge #7 – What Revolution Will You Lead?
It’s a total cliché statement, and I even have a sticker of it right here on my laptop – Be the change you wish to see in the world. (Sidenote: although this is attributed to Ghandi, it’s really a condensed version of what he said.) But anyway, it’s still a decent concept to live by. […]
Read More Live Your Legend Challenge # 6 – What difference do you want to make?
Doesn’t everyone love a good story? As a writer, an artist and a budding public speaker, I am constantly thinking of the next story to tell. I write from the heart and I find that personal stories resonate with others. I enjoy writing for others too, like today’s post on the NFED blog. My best speaking […]
Read More Live Your Legend Challenge #5 – The Elevator Pitch
I’m proud of getting myself out of debt and getting my finances under control. When I graduated from UConn in 2008, I had student loan debt, personal loan debt and a hefty credit card debt. In total it was over $60,000. That might not seem like much – I’ve heard horror stories of people graduating […]
Read More Live Your Legend Challenge #4 – What’s One Thing You’re Proud of?
Today’s prompt is: What do people thank you for? Or- What do you love helping people with? What do people thank me for is kind of a tough one to answer without sounding like I’m tooting my own horn. So I’ll take the second question, Alex. I love helping people by teaching them how to solve […]
Read More Live Your Legend Blog Challenge #3 – What Do People Thank You For?
Today’s prompt is: What makes me angry about the world? Our culture of rampant, unchecked consumption is what makes me angry about this world! It may be mostly an American problem – or a “first world problem”, though there’s certainly trickle-down effects on the rest of the world (anyone want our old electronics?). If you […]
Read More Live Your Legend Blog Challenge #2 – What Makes You Angry About the World?
Hello friends, I’ve found myself another blog challenge to follow! This one is from Live Your Legend. When I began this blog back in 2013 (whuut), I simply wanted to share my experience as a person living with EEC. I hoped that by sharing my story, I could help others affected by this condition. Talking […]
Read More Live Your Legend Blog Challenge #1 – Tell Your Story