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Kid Warrior! Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

The planet doesn’t need saving.         –          We do.

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is not your average 14 year old. Dubbed the ‘Anti-Beiber’, he is mobilizing his army of teens in 25 countries to demand greener policy from our world’s leaders. 53 more words


Three important lessons for my future children 

The three important lessons I want my (future) children to learn from me are:

1) Don’t be afraid of walking, talking or wanting. Take risks, and don’t be afraid of anything. 154 more words


I think this is a beautiful quote which came to me at the exact time I needed it (as things always do.) I realized that all the confusion and doubt I was previously feeling and dubbed “growing pains” could also be looked at from the perspective where I was able to better accept the change and process as a gift.   54 more words

Happy n Nappy

“Nappy Hair”! Over the years, many African Americans have had to face criticisms over the way they wear their hair. And many have subjected themselves to chemicals and synthetic options in order to fit in with the rest of the world. 134 more words


What Are You Waiting For?!

There’s such a tendency to wait in life. We seem to suffer from this delusion that life is going to start somewhere out in front of us, when “things calm down”, but this is it. 396 more words


Learning to Fly and Write Thanks to Bruce Jenner

One could have easily fast-forwarded through the part of the interview when Bruce Jenner said that he had a moment when he thought that maybe he was meant to “do this” in order to help 1,068 more words

Life Signs

Time travel (or just plain travel)

This was something I wrote two weeks ago, on my way back home to Southern California for the weekend.  I’m back now and so refreshed!  To everyone who gave me the gift of their time, I’m very grateful! 420 more words