Even a set of stairs can be beautiful. Go conquer today. (And happy birthday to my brother!)
Yes, we are all tired. Admitting you’re tired, exhausted, and spent doesn’t admit that you are weak. The fact that you keep on going is admirable and I hope to goodness you know that.
I know it’s hard to learn this lesson, but cut the bad folks out of your life. You’ll be amazed at how much time you have, not letting their poison infect you.
Today, I started another public speaking course. I’m quite adept at reading student faces on the first day. For all of those students, past and present, who find no reason to take communication courses, let alone majoring in communication, consider the following. And consider it again when you don’t believe it.
It’s been far too long since I’ve found some ‘motivation.’ Continue to keep it together. It’s so much better than not keeping it together.
This ‘covenant’ a friend shared with me this summer, seems as good a start to the academic year as any. I hope that you all can achieve all of these things.
This is such vital advice for an unencumbered life. So many of us are “right” fighters– we just want to be right, no matter how we hurt someone else or how we might come out looking in a situation. No bueno.
Stand up and be noticed, be counted, and be heard.
There is so much to say, but alternative facts are never the answer.