Too Soon For Goodbyes

The moment I heard it, I felt the familiar sting in my heart. A sudden, strong feeling that ached with the beginnings of loss. A mix of disbelief, fear and raw sadness rushed through me, resulting in an outburst of tears. No one could have prepared us for what this year would bring. It was … Continue reading Too Soon For Goodbyes

5 Reasons to Be a Mentor

In the last few years, I've been able to mentor different individuals.  A few were from the local university, and one was from an elementary school.  There were a handful of reasons why I wanted to do this. We didn't have very many programs like that when I was in elementary school. I also didn't … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Be a Mentor

Facing the Crowd – Solo!

One of the most anxiety inducing things for me is doing something new on my own.  I don't have a lot of confidence in my own ability to conquer on my own.  I also am fearful of being lost or not knowing what to do when I have to go to a new place that … Continue reading Facing the Crowd – Solo!