October 10, 2010 at 10:10 a.m. marked the online launch of GenJuice! GenJuice was founded by Arielle Scott, Danielle Leslie and Virgilia Singh and these rockstar ladies wanted to create a place for emerging influencers. They strive to help others Quit & Create; to stop working and living life in a way that makes them unhappy and unsatisfied and do something proactive to change it. GenJuice holds speaking tours across the country; last year they took place in 13 cities around the country and connected over 35,000 Gen-Yers online and in person. Our big mission is to help 1 million young people across the world quit stalling and […]

There’s nothing about you that’s plain.

I’ve blogged about the importance of respecting yourself, but this weekend faced me with challenges and opportunities for personal growth, but more importantly to help someone who needs to rehash in her head over and over how valuable and important she is. I’ve been blessed to have powerful influences in my life who reminded me that regardless of weight, height, hair color, talents, skills, abilities, WHATEVER—that I’m of value and can live feeling secure and confident. My mom shared these two songs with me a while ago and the lyrics speak for themselves. I’m always up for musical inspiration, and these songs are worth downloading, […]

Perks of Being a Wallflower

One of my favorite books is The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky. The book documents a teenage boys [who goes by name of Charlie] through various letters he writes to an anonymous person. Charlie’s letters discuss teenage issues, such as sexuality, drug use, fitting in and standard high school awkwardness and confusion. The Perks of Being a Wallflower also explains meanings behind certain books, music and films that relate to Charlie’s life. Some of my other favorite books are mentioned in The Perks of Being a Wildflower, including  To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee and The Great Gatsby by F. Scott […]

King of Anything

Keep drinking coffee, stare me down across the table, while I look outside. So many things I’d say if only I were able, but I just keep quiet and count the cars that pass by. You’ve got opinions, man. We’re all entitled to ‘em, but I never asked so let me thank you for your time, and try not to waste anymore of mine. And get out of here fast. I hate to break it to you babe, but I’m not drowning There’s no one here to save Who cares if you disagree? You are not me Who made you king of anything? So you dare tell me who […]

Words for Wednesday

I really enjoy comparing quotes and song lyrics to my life and when I feel they fit a specific person or situation, I try to share. I was procrastinating on writing a History paper last night and instead looking up quotes/lyrics images from various Tumblr sites. Images have always been incorporated into this blog, but one goal for me is to post more quotes and lyrics that inspire and motivate me that are took good to pass up. In attempt to add a little structure, organization, inspiration and a stronger feel-good atmosphere on this blog, I’m going to begin “Words for Wednesday” and post 5-10 […]