Inspiring Posts

A collection of inspiring posts for personal development. Consider them thought-provoking pep talks.

celebrating female visibility on IWD

International Women’s Day is today (#IWD2020)! A global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, the day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. This year’s theme #EachforEqual reminds us a gender equal world can be a healthier, wealthier and more harmonious one. Consider These Key Points An equal …

quotes from female musicians

10 powerful quotes from women in music. Often it just takes strong words and good songs to lift spirits. If you’re really in a rut, I suggest downloading the incredible catalogs of these artists and putting the headphones on. 10 Powerful Quotes from Women in Music “You can’t move mountains by whispering at them.” ~P!nk …

Think podcast episodes about art

When I moved to Dallas a trusted friend recommended the radio program Think. Hosted by acclaimed journalist Krys Boyd, the show brings on guests to have thought-provoking, deep conversations about history, current events, science, entertainment and more. Here is a list of Think podcast episodes focusing on the arts. Think is produced by KERA (North Texas’ PBS and …

thoughtful gift ideas for the holidays

I am always on the lookout for unique gifts and the opportunity to support people/companies that sync with making the world better. This post contains affiliate links. THE THANK-YOU PROJECT book Gratitude is a buzzword right now (and rightly so). The Thank-You Project: Cultivating Happiness One Letter of Gratitude at a Time tells the story of …

#futureboards

It was serendipitous a review copy of Sarah Centrella’s book #futureboards: Learn How to Create a Vision Board to Get Exactly the Life You Want was placed in my mailbox. A few days earlier, I was blown away by the exhibit “Dior: From Paris to the World” at the Dallas Museum of Art. From a cathedral-like …

powerful quotes women artists

10 powerful quotes from women in the arts are a great antidote to a creative rut. Here is a collection of inspiring words by several women artists. Consider it a thought-provoking pep talk. Trust me; these women know what they’re talking about, and their wisdom deserves to be shared! 10 Powerful Quotes From Women in Arts  …

Make Your Own Powerful Button

With every political or social movement, a specific accessory emerges. Often fastened to jackets, blouses, bags, and even shoes, I am, of course, talking about buttons. Since the country’s beginning, these adornments have been part of the United States’ scenery. During the first presidential inauguration, George Washington’s supporters wore copper buttons with his initials in …

self-esteem activity for girls

We have all had those days. The days clouded by rejection, being ignored or just downright disappointment with our performance. It’s hard enough when you experience defeats, but it’s another ballgame when your child is the one hurting. Which is why I want to introduce this self-esteem activity for girls. The “What I Like About Me” …

international women's day activities

International Women’s Day is today (#IWD2019)! A global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, the day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. This year’s theme #BalancefoBetter calls on all of us to build a gender-balanced world. Ways You Can Celebrate International Women’s Day 1) Honor an important …

Why Girls That Create

Why Girls That Create? Several years ago, I became part of the team behind WONDER WOMEN! THE UNTOLD STORY OF AMERICAN SUPERHEROINES. The documentary film explores the enduring legacy of Wonder Woman and how powerful women are often portrayed in mainstream media. It also encourages girls to be creators of the media they want to …

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