Lloyd Has Tricks Up Her…Hat?!

The celebrating in the US continued as we splashed around in the pool with our families, barbecued the remainder of our hot dogs and hamburgers from the 4th of July festivities, and watched our country win the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup! Congrats team USA on becoming the first country to win three FIFA Women’s World Cup titles! A special shout-out … Continue reading Lloyd Has Tricks Up Her…Hat?!

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Misty Copeland Makes History

32-year-old Misty Copeland becomes first Black principal dancer at one of three top ballet companies in the world! 1982:  Born in Kansas City, Missouri. 1995: Takes first ballet class at the late age of 13 at Boys & Girls Club in San Pedro, California. 1997: Earned full scholarship to San Francisco's Ballet Summer Intensive Program. 2000: Earned … Continue reading Misty Copeland Makes History

Fear is the Mind Killer

What could you accomplish without fear?

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“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.”

Bene Gesserit Litany Against Fear – From Frank Herbert’s Dune Series

Fear is very interesting. Fear is different to most emotions. First of all, is omnipresent.  There is not a human being on this planet that could honestly say he has never experienced fear. Fear is also a very distinctive emotion. We might not be sure what love or passion feels like, but we all know from a very young age what it feels to be afraid.

This has a biological reason, since fear is one of the…

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The Football Connection

Football?! Fútbol?! Soccer?! Call it what you will, the sport brings various cultures across the WORLD together! Is there any wonder why there's more than one name for it? As the World Cup proceeds, fans from across the world will continue to watch, and footballers from across the world will continue to well, ball! In spirit of the game, … Continue reading The Football Connection