This weekend was filled with triggering news that I’m sure brought up anxiety and all sorts of emotions. And as I shared on the Kermit Says... Facebook and Instagram pages, there is no right or wrong way to react. We are all fully-formed humans with valid feelings and experiences that have shaped our very being.… Continue reading Motivational Monday: Be a Game Changer
Kermit’s Cup of Tea: Friday Findings
Happy Friday, friends! I hope everyone had a relatively wonderful week. With everything that's been going on, it feels like a great time for a little break from school and a few distractions from the real world. In no particular order, here are four of my favorite finds from the week. Get ready to laugh,… Continue reading Kermit’s Cup of Tea: Friday Findings
Kermit Says: We are an Uprising of Love
Kermit Says... believes in the power of treating people, regardless of the color of their skin, religion, class, ability, or age, with kindness, love, and respect. We believe that we each have a responsibility to stand up against injustice, discrimination, inequality, inequity, and bullying in all of its forms. While our views may be… Continue reading Kermit Says: We are an Uprising of Love
Wellness Wednesday: Self-Care for Activists
In less than one week since the inauguration, Trump has taken action to repeal the Affordable Care Act, defund Planned Parenthood and sanctuary cities, build a wall along the US-Mexico border, and approve the controversial Dakota Access and Keystone Pipelines. In the wake of one of the largest protests in recent history, Trump's decisions serve… Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Self-Care for Activists
Motivational Monday: The Audacity of Chutzpah
Happy Motivational Monday, friends. I hope you had a fun and relaxing weekend. I spent a great deal of time with my family and watched the Golden Globes from start to finish, and boy am I glad I did because it was filled with so many moving and inspiring moments, and one in particular stands… Continue reading Motivational Monday: The Audacity of Chutzpah
Kermit Says: Be About It!
Nigerian girls missing, Ebola ravaging West African countries, ISIS terrorizing innocent civilians, Bubonic plague spreading throughout Madagascar, and hundreds of thousands of people losing the battle against social justice every. single. day. There’s a lot going on in the world right now, and I oftentimes feel angry, sad, confused, powerless, and just plain tired. Tired… Continue reading Kermit Says: Be About It!
Kermit Says: Be OUTRAGED
I interrupt the “Be a Team Player” series to bring you an important message… Over 200 Nigerian schoolgirls chose to defy the odds and get an education to better their lives, country, and the world. But educating a girl means granting them with limitless power, and for some, that’s a scary thing. In an effort to… Continue reading Kermit Says: Be OUTRAGED