Empowerment

Empowerment Series: Grace Burford

Empowerment Series: Grace Burford   Grace Burford is one of the most motivated individuals I know. Not only did she graduate from one of the top film schools in the nation, Loyola Marymount University, in three years AND at the top of her class, but she was able to take part in so many incredible internships, participate in greek life and create meaningful friendships along the way. Grace is extremely driven and goal oriented. These are just a few of the many attributes I have admired about her for all my life.   When I asked her how she was able to accomplish so much in just three years of college, she said that she was able to surround herself with hardworking individuals who add to her life, rather than subtract from it. Additionally, having peop...

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Confidence

3 Ways To Find And Keep Your Balance

Balance is Crucial.  Sometimes life can become so busy that in a blink of an eye, the day will be over. Then a month will go by and you find yourself losing sight of your personal goals. This past month, that is exactly what happened to me. I found myself working two jobs, staying committed to my writing, making time for my family, friends and getting prepared for recruitment with my sorority. I didn’t even realize I was so overwhelmed and overworked until I found myself having to take naps through the day, my overall energy diminishing and not being as productive as I usually am. With school starting back up, I wanted to share some strategies that have helped me become balanced.        1) Make time for the things you love...

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Empowerment

It’s All About Attitude

Attitude is Everything   Let’s talk about attitude. Attitude is our thoughts about significant symbols, groups and how we act in society. When you really get into the nitty gritty of it, attitudes can act as a shield to protect oneself in four different ways. According to Saul Mcleod, a published researcher who currently works at the University of Manchester, attitude can provide one with future knowledge about a situation giving them a greater sense of control, help one express themselves more easily to others, be more adaptive and help protect self esteem. When focusing on using attitude to protect our self esteem, sometimes we identify something we are not good at with a negative experience. For example, if you lost a tennis match, you may blame the sport itself...

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