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Happy Memorial Day, Pearls!

Memorial Day is about Courage. Courage is the willingness to act despite fear. Courageous Armed Service Members overcame their fears to protect this country from enemies, foreign and domestic. So we celebrate courage and how to embrace courage. For women, this can mean having the courage to challenge social norms and expectations, finding those safe spaces to express her thoughts and feelings openly, asserting her rights, and pursuing her dreams even if they seem daunting. In the face of sexism or any other form of discrimination, courage involves standing up for oneself and others. Being Strong, Resilient, and Sparkling is the best way to embrace courage. Pearls, you can embody Being Strong, Resilient, and Sparkle! through courage. Here's how you can achieve these qualities: Developing Strength : Strength isn't just physical; it's also emotional, intellectual, and moral. Women can develop emotional strength by managing their feelings and reactions effectively, especially i

7 Things to Do this Summer!

 Happy Mother's Day, Pearls! I know it's been a minute, but I am still here with you. Life has been life-ing since being in graduate school, new staff in my department, and of course, my baby girl-pearl graduating from college.  Now I want to remind you, as I have had to remind myself, that life is about living out your dreams and working toward your goals. But now the season has changed, and the sun is out. Here are some ideas I want you to remember this Mother's Day, which is the typical marker for the Summer Time while focusing on your  Strength, Resilience, and Sparkle! You should spend the summer months embracing your strength, resilience, and accomplishments in a way that nourishes your well-being and celebrates your identity.  Here are some suggestions: 1 . Self-Care and Wellness: Prioritize self-care to recharge and rejuvenate. Engage in activities promoting mental, physical, and emotional well-being, such as meditation, journaling, exercise, or leisure time in nat