Frida Kahlo was a Mexican artist who lived from 1907 to 1954. She painted mostly self portraits that epitomized both her physical and emotional pain. My favorite piece by this artist is "The Two Fridas." The painting shows the artist sitting beside her double in front of big, gray storm clouds. The Frida on the right is adorned in her colorful, native … Continue reading The 2 Eva’s
Stop me if you've heard this before. "We the People of the United States." Sound familiar? It should. It is a portion from the first sentence of the constitution signed in 1787 after the American War of Independence. Three words from that sentence sum up the vision of our forefathers; We, People, United. I believe … Continue reading We The People
In the past I've had a hard time celebrating accomplishments. For instance, when I earned my first college degree I was proud, but was mostly like "Yeah. Whatever. What's next?" My sister had to remind me of how hard I worked to get it and that I shouldn't treat it like it was nothing. She was right. … Continue reading Victory Dance
There I was, in the literature section analyzing each of the Self-Help titles wondering which best suited my current state of mind. I was in a funk. That's short for "state of despair". I needed help. I needed someone to tell me how to be successful because clearly... I was not. Swallowing the lump that had … Continue reading Yelp for Self
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