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The importance of telling your story

This is a bit of a different entry: Partially standard, but also partially self-promotional.  Fair warning!

As I’ve discussed before, I made a very conscious decision, about three years ago, to tell my story about my experiences with anxiety and depression.  306 more words

Mental Health

Small Talk

“We are all broken, that’s how the light gets in.” ~ Ernest Hemingway

The years are growing on me.  And I mean this in the most literal of ways.  1,790 more words

Natural design leads to inspired communication 

As we engage in telling our stories, we can use creative design features to communicate more authentically and effectively. The key is to find the form and function that best tells our tale. 72 more words

Personal Growth

Building a Launch Team 01

Welcome to the countdown to my new, as-yet-un-named book due out at the end of November this year! (16 weeks today actually!)

A whole bunch of you have followed my earlier series on Launch Teams and asked me about self-publishing, so after a couple of months hiding and travelling (actually very busy on other important things), I am now back in full swing and plan on taking you through every step of this exciting process. 247 more words

Jennifer Peacock-Smith

Social Justice and "identity" by Benjamin Alvarez

” Have the voice, speak up, you need to keep the movement going!” – Valerie

” You need to build a support system” – Valerie… 270 more words


Another Day - Coyotl

Today was packed with a lot of classes about change with our culture. The people in the program and the mentors are all connected in a way that has change my motive and my way of seeing my culture. 97 more words

Johanna - Adventure in Paradise

After hearing so many stories from my friends experiences at Wishtoyo in Malibu, I could not believe that I would finally step on Chumash Village reservation. 463 more words

Native Culture