There's been a lot of talk over the past few days about the 'legacy' of these athletes, of the social progress which comes from events like these and of the lessons they teach us all. It would be nice to think that their legacy is global and profound, that it challenges perspectives, shifts attitudes and redresses relationships.
I was part of that Silent Generation born in 1923. Hard to believe now that I'm 93 and in what they call the twilight years and I have a better word for those years -- the years ahead, because I'm far from finished. Whatever is out there, I'm ready.
As the sun begins to rise over Namwendwa, a rural village of eastern Uganda, clusters of children begin to gather around
When confronted with negativity from others, I've learned to dig deep and trust myself, to understand who I am as a person. Most importantly I've learned to love myself and not let past experiences or people influence me into thinking I'm not worthy.
After losing his mom at 13, DeAngelo, an 18-year-old high school student turned his own experience with loss into a movement. He founded the Detroit Flutter Chapter, which gives young people across Detroit a space to talk about their grief and find a community of support.
Time for a mantra makeover.
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When to Jump is a platform that encourages people to follow their dreams by leaving their comfortable situations. Anna Kay Thomas shares her story through slam poetry.
There are metrics for measuring goals, P&L statements to show bottom-line profits and trophies to reflect triumph however, there is not a gauge to measure character and integrity -- central to creating a successful business with loyal employees while enjoying a respected reputation.
Inspired by her late mother, Hadiyah has created a space in her high school in San Francisco, for young people to openly talk about the problems they are facing today-specifically those rooted in race, culture, and identity.
If you struggle to fit 3 things 'to do' a day into your life; you need to have a serious think about why. It's April already and it's time to hustle! But if you don't, don't despair; you can start from today. If you're feeling overwhelmed by the million things already on your plate, then you should know that there truly is an easy way to deal with it all.