Strength and power have been synonymous since the beginning of time. Most of the world’s disagreements are over power, and most human relationship challenges are rooted in power-struggles. Like the electrical systems in our homes, we rely on power to work as it should to maintain our level of comfort. But what happens when we lose power? Most of us grapple around in the darkness, and either become angry or sad. Hear more about this at one of my talks on: “What Makes You So Strong: Cultivating Authentic Power" or “Good Afternoon: Thriving Instead of Striving in Middle Adulthood
In America, we educate our daughters, teach them to be smart, independent, talented, beautiful and resourceful. In addition to ensuring they are well educated in the best schools, we teach them to clean and cook for themselves, work within a budget, and care for those who are less fortunate. This preparation is supposed to make them ready to navigate the rocky waters of young adulthood.Learn more about balancing life, developing strong children all while thriving personally. “Rethinking the American Dream: Mentally Preparing Our Children for College and Success”
Currently, America is in a “social media civil war” due to ideas of American identity amongst other things. It’s citizens are choosing sides and weakening the country as a result. American identity at home and abroad may become more cohesive if global citizenship were emphasized juxtaposed to national identity awareness. Discover more about what we can do to unify our country.“Global Citizenship: Self-Identifying Beyond my Tribe” and “Writing with Your Left Hand: Life Beyond a Political Identity. “Why Can’t We All Just Get Along: Identity and Crisis in the Heart of America”.