Posts Tagged ‘encouragement’

Happiness Interview: Erin Szymanski of glitteR & gRit

Erin Szymanski

Pittsburgh bridal shop owner Erin Szymanski is changing the face of romance by staying true to who she is.


Sometimes We Forget How We Changed The World


We have such power to change lives with our words, and usually we don’t even realize we’re doing it.


On Trusting My Teenager

Into the Wild

As my son becomes a teenager, I’m trying to figure out how to have faith in him, because I know how much I’ve appreciated that from my own mom.


Inspired by a New York City Street Musician to Live from the Heart

We heard his drums on the Literary Walk in Central Park last week. They were strong and soulful, seducing attention in a city filled with noise and attention-seekers. He smiled as he played, even before we dropped a dollar in his bucket. I pointed to my camera, a universal sign between performers and photographers, and […]


Happiness Highlights: The #BlogHer11 Edition

I’ve been in San Diego since Wednesday for BlogHer ‘11, a massive blogging conference that I’ve been attending annually since 2009. Like the picture above, it was a blur of happiness, awesome, and sweat. It was both a confidence boost and a payoff for several years of hard work. It was a mixture of culminations […]