Self-Confidence
Building Resilience in Girls
On December 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

This year is taking a toll on our girls. Girls are already twice as likely to develop mood disorders as boys. Political and racial unrest, concerns about our environment and Covid 19 – with its accompanying fear for the health of family members, uncertainty about the future, disruption of day to day events and disconnection […]

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Longing
On December 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

Look just under the surface of almost every conversation we are having these days is the theme of longing. Have you noticed it? We are longing for normalecy, for answers, and for timelines telling us when this will all be over. Dig down another layer and we discover a deep longing for connection. Carefree coffees […]

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What Do Your Jeans Say to You?
On January 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

As Samantha and I sat in our living room chatting, we began to realize that her long-term battle with food was more about fitting-in-ness than fitness. Sometimes we think that fitting into our jeans will finally enable us to feel like we truly fit in… or at least be a suitable substitute for the loving […]

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Pretty Princess or Wicked Witch
On January 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

I grew up on stories of pretty princesses and wicked witches. It sometimes seemed that these were the main two options available to women – and who wants to be the wicked witch? We heard some stories of women who pioneered in their fields, of course, but they were certainly not told in Hollywood style […]

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The Beginnings of B.R.A.V.E.
On January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sometimes a question is so compelling it becomes a quest. I had just turned down the leadership of an organization that taught confidence to women because I did not feel capable for the role. In retrospect, I, of course, can see the irony; but I couldn’t at the time. Now, looking around the room at […]

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