Monthly Archives: February 2012

In a Tree or on a Bench? Where is Your Child Tonight?

Brace yourself. This is not a happy story. I just read a sad story of a 17 year old named George who lived in a tree after he was sent away by his aunt. She had been acting like a mother to him and one day she apparently she put him on a bus from […]

A Short Rant on Balanced Growth

What we desire is usually good for us because we are all unique and what we want is relevant to our self, experiences and beliefs.  The main problem seems to arise when our desires become unbalanced and then so does our life. A popular example these days is the fairy tale debate. Do we want […]

How To Fundraise

Here is a list of ways you can help distribute 150 books to youth organizations across the USA. Feel free to pick as many actions as you like. If you have any questions about these actions just ask. Your support is greatly appreciated and will have a powerful ripple effect of empowering young women. 1) […]

300 Books

Want to help publish my book, I Am More Than Just a Girl ?   It provides resources, information, advice and creative exercises to empower women with the knowledge to make their own informed decisions.  I won’t go into depressing statistics of how often young women are abused, assaulted and oppressed. You don’t need me […]

Oh Blanca!

Blanca Vergara is one of my favorite entrepreneurs. She focuses on the “heart centered” economy instead of one based on greed and power. If you are just getting by and want to replace that with passion for your business this blog is for you. She is an entrepreneur, author speaker and mom. She holds an […]

Protect, Respect, Remedy.

Professor John Ruggie was appointed to write about business and human rights for the UN. He created a framework for how businesses should act in our global economy. The outline states that businesses should adhere to three rules. These are to protect human rights, respect human rights and remedy human right violations. It’s about time! […]

Free Books For Youth

Do you work with youth? Would you like a free copy of my book to empower young women? I will be giving away a copy of my book, I Am More Than Just a Girl” to 150 youth organizations.  If you would like a free copy use the Contact Page. I will return your email […]

What Are Your Wildest Expectations?

Mine are to make a positive difference in the world while creating what I love through art and writing. According to Honie Briggs, one of her wildest expectations is “…everyone on the planet needs clean water, fresh air, nutritious food and liberty to be at their best. Each of us deserves to be free from […]

Listen and Ask.

The action of asking is quite powerful.  Once you know what you want, ask for it and you will most likely get it.  If you don’t get what you want then you will learn something new. At the very least you will learn that person you asked is not the right fit for what you […]

Focus on one action!

It is true that what we focus on controls our life.   I used to want to be rich. I would try anything to make money.  I just knew that a million dollars was always around the corner. I didn’t have a focus though.  I was so busy trying the next big thing, the easiest […]