Browsing Category

inspiration

View

A Movement for Everyday People

inspiration

I heard a well-known activist on NPR yesterday say that Donald Trump was the best thing to happen to this country in a long time. Huh? He continued . . .  because he brought more people together than ever before in the history of this country. This country isn’t divided, he said, we are finally […]

View

Visions are imaginary; Goals are real

insideinspirationtraining

I hate long-term visions. There. I said it. I hate them. I don’t want to plan out an imaginary life that’s ten years out. I don’t want to say no to golden opportunities because they don’t fit in my ten year plan. And what if I don’t like the life I planned? What if I’m sitting here […]

View

Don’t Let Bullies Win

inspirationoutside

Some days it seems inevitable. Especially these foggy, gloomy days. Bullies just keep getting their way. They push, they pressure, they get ahead by making you feel really shitty about yourself. If you hear it for long enough, you believe it. Maybe you are not as smart or deserving as they are. Maybe they’re right, and you need […]

View

How to be the perfect working parent

insideinspiration

You’re curious, right? I bet you’re already shaking your head, thinking I’m about to school you on packing bento box lunches with salmon and quinoa, or pinterest-worthy craft projects so I can show off my child’s advanced artistic prowess. Yeah, that’s not me. I have no guide on how to be an awesome working parent (sorry, I […]

View

You are not your job

inspiration

I co-own a mac and cheese restaurant. Sounds awesome, right? For the most part, it is. This was my dream. Opening the doors to my very own restaurant. Greeting customers, cooking great food, providing jobs, designing a space, a menu, a community meeting spot. This was it. This was what I wanted my life to […]