LAST CHANCE. In May I am hosting and spending two whole days and nights with a powerful group of women from across the globe. These women are courageous, and beautiful, and diverse. And we will learn so much from each other. We are going to take ourselves on. Together. And share stories, wine, and get curious about what it means to live life from the heroic version of ourselves. My colleague @jjjobssonic tells me there are now only TWO spots left. You WANT to be here if you are serious about your leadership development.
Come spend the time with me. On a beautiful mountain in Sonoma. GIVE yourself this gift- it will multiply your impact the rest of your year... #awakenyourhero
✨👭MOTHER+DAUGHTER WORKSHOP!👭✨ Celebrate Mother's Day Like Never Before! 🌸Sunday, May 13th at Camp Manitou - Headingley, Manitoba 🌸Mother + Daughter activities designed to connect, inspire & grow together! 🌸Workshop will be conducted outdoors (weather dependent) 🌸Refreshments + s'mores + take home material all included! 🌸Two time slots depending on age - workshop is adult friendly as well! ✨Daughters 15 & younger: 10:00am - 1:00pm ✨Daughters 16 & older: 2:00pm - 5:00pm 🌸Cost: $30.00 per participant (groups of 3 or more are welcome!) 🌸To register - please email Rising Strong Creator & Workshop Facilitator - Karina Walker firstname.lastname@example.org 🌸Space limited - First come basis
This really resonates with me. Have you ever met adults who have been shielded from hardships and the realities of life?? They are entitled, immature, impatient and self absorbed. I think I feel so passionately about this in my parenting because I’ve seen the opposite approach play out and I’ve seen the outcome of the ‘grown up’ that results. I know that sounds judgy, but I’m just saying we can learn from all kinds of examples- good and bad. I love to see my children have fun. Be happy. Laugh. Enjoy life. Be kids. I love that. But I’m not afraid to let them experience frustration or failure or delay of gratification. Allowing them to experience the discomforts of life is an intentional parenting tool. And it requires discomfort on my part. I have to be willing to experience the discomfort of watching them struggle. But they cannot overcome if they are not allowed to struggle. And I want my boys to be overcomers. I want them to experience victory over frustration, discouragement, and disappointment because those are the inevitable realities of life. What is not inevitable is character development. That has to be chosen over and over again, with no shortcuts. Yes I love to see them happy, but, more than that, I want to see them equipped for life. What do you feel passionately about in your parenting?? #momminainteasy
To embrace our natural grey, but more, to loving our age, our bodies, our selves✌🏼featuring @bricady: .
“I had my 35th birthday approaching and realized I had just become weary of the “standard” that being young and gray was somehow not okay. My advice for anyone even thinking about it, is go for it!! Do it with an air of confidence knowing there’s a tribe very ready and willing to cheer you on.”
...You’re the reason @shegreygrey is here! Tag a friend who needs this! #shegreygrey 👵🏾👵🏽👵🏼
your weakest parts give you strength.
they are your lessons.
they are your teachers.
they break you down
so that you can rebuild yourself.
you learn the intricate design of each piece of you as you put the puzzle of yourself together,
both discovering and deciding
what is being created.
your weakest parts beg you
to become a master of unconditional love.
they show you how to fall
because they show you how to rise.
they remind you that what saves you,
what heals you,
what empowers you,
I've carried these stories in my heart for the last 8 years. UNTOLD continues to shape me as an artist, raise me as a woman and inform me as an advocate. There is brokenness that deserves to be seen and right now we live in a climate that refuses to see or believe the broken. UNTOLD changes that; it fixates on the overlooked and gives them a platform where they will not only be seen and believed, but celebrated, too. These women are my heart. We are all a unique part of a tragic experience, validated and healed when we share and voice our common ground. I believe in acknowledging our survival--together. It is human empathy that most eloquently sets radical healing into motion. [📷: Siggi Ragnar Fotografí, @sragnar]
When it snows, it gives you four nor'easters in March
So the door closed on my ideal permanent 9 to 5 shift in pharmacy ( this is a unicorn for those not familiar with Healthcare hours) And Now another door closed on my just budding relationship with my side Biz coach
I'm a firm believer in one door closes and another opens. But this has been a rough week. I'm just happy I'm giving myself space to process everything fully and I'm grateful for the support of all my family and friends
And I'm happy for what turned out to be her exit interview, could give me insight into what I'm missing, which is what I'm looking for anyway. So now that I have a little bit better idea of my structure, I can better represent myself when interviewing a coach. And I got a bunch of other ideas on where to look for possible certification ideas if and when I go that route
On the plus side, the kindergarten teacher had nothing but good things to say about our eldest in terms of manners and being eager to learn and making friends with his classmates during a mid-year School swap. Just that he knew about a tenth of the sight words that other kids and her class knew Which makes complete sense because of course the nature school was more of a holistic learning environment rather than Reading Writing and rithmetic focused . we trust that he will learn in due time and especially now that the teachers are focusing on catching him up
Life never is a simple as we'd like, huh
@micolephoto: “Hello! It’s me. I don’t post personal stuff on social media too often because I feel so vulnerable when I do. Also, subconsciously, I feel this pressure to portray an image of stability, of happiness, of passion. Because who wants to hear your life is a hot mess? But quite a few individuals on here have bravely and openly shared about their struggles; their stories have helped me and inspired me to do the same. So to be completely honest, I’ve been in a bad place the past few weeks. My anxieties were at an all time high. I found it harder to get up in the morning, or to do anything with purpose. Self-doubt reared its ugly head often, and I questioned my worth and my direction in life. I neglected my physical and mental health completely. I felt like I was in a dark pit and no one could get me out.
I’m not entirely there yet, but I’m better. Slowly, one day at a time. Two things really helped me with this. First, I realized that I was the only one who could pull myself out of this pit. Not Vince. Not my friends. Not better weather. Not some awesome, golden opportunity. The desire and conscious effort to get out of this pit had to come from ME. And second, I learned that “motivation is garbage”-@melrobbinslive . She explains that it’s a lie to wait until we’re ready to change or act, because our brains are wired to avoid difficult or uncomfortable situations. So whether or not I felt like it, I got out of the house more often. I went to the gym. I picked up my camera and started shooting again (how I missed that), and I slowly let my walls down and let people in. Don’t get me wrong— it’s not easy. But progress is progress. :)
I know this is a long post and a little too raw compared to my typical, so thanks for getting this far! I hope this helps someone in some way. I’m also so grateful that I’m creating again— I’ve forgotten how alive it makes me feel. A lot of new stuff coming soon.♥️” #thevulnerabilitychallenge
📸 cred: @johnbenitez
💛✨Stronger Together✨💛 Our Mother + Daughter Workshop will be announced ✨🙌🏼TOMORROW! 🙌🏼✨
Just a reminder that this workshop is for ALL ages of participants.
We will be have two different times for both youth daughters + mothers & adult daughters + mothers! 🌸👭✨
Entrepreneur's are the only ones that understand the grind of another entrepreneur.
If you're hustling to build your own business + brand.
I respect you.
I see you.
Never give up.
ASK US ANYTHING:... to do with social media and digital strategy! Join Ruby Slipper for our Facebook Live event next week on Wednesday 28th March at 11:00 am. Post a question below, and we'll tackle it live next week! See you then and there. #facebooklive#digitalstrategy