Summer Blog Series: Using Your Story to Propel You Forward

Enlightenment is growing all the time. It is not something that happens once and is then complete." -Rhich Nhat Hanh A million steps backwards -- that's what it felt like. I sat in my Chicago hotel room, picking at the room-service Caesar salad. My appetite had all but diminished the past two days, my mind …

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My Proof: An Ode to National Poetry Month and My First Piece of Writing

Believe in yourself, even when all hope seems lost Believe in others, even when they've given up on themselves Believe there is a light at the end of the tunnel Believe that you may be that light for someone else. -- Megan Morrison, Lessons for Life "It's National Poetry Month, and so I'd like to …

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With My Heart: The Lesson(s) of 2015

Life is not the way it's supposed to be, it's the way it is. How you deal with it is what makes the difference." - Virginia Satir "Meg, it's perfectly normal to feel a little out of sorts. You've been overseas for a month on your own. I can't imagine being gone that long!" I …

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