With the launch of her book Defy Gravity, Rebel Brown takes businesses beyond the cliches and helps them attain lift off and sustain success. She’s also proof that when you move forward with purpose and drive, you can achieve your vision.
Archives for September 2010
With the trial of the Hadley Six – six teens accused of driving their classmate Phoebe Prince to suicide in South Hadley, Massachusetts – underway, it’s inspiring to read about a similar incident that has since led to a worldwide peaceful schools movement.
As Phyllis Wilson discovers, you don’t have to be rich to be a philanthropist. There are so many creative ways to make a difference.
Once I knew Turtle was safe, I got out of the car and looked for the driver of the offending car. The person stayed inside and huddled down in their seat. I yelled across the highway, “My baby was in that car!”
A mom whose child will graduate this year offers up 12 hard-earned tips learned from sending a kid to school for 12 years. With back to school in the air, this article offers some food for thought from a “perfectly imperfect parent”.
Saying he doesn’t want to be bothered, an author hides out at a library, then later hides his writing desk in a secret location, to write his first book.
Surprisingly, it wasn’t hard to find Mr. Wonderfuls. I was an expert at it. Today, as their shadows flit through my conscious self, I realize that each and every one of them was a gift sent to help me heal. If I’d been ready to heal.
Nathan Thompson weighs in on a nation consumed by questions of religious tolerance sparked by the proposed building of a mosque near Ground Zero and physicist Stephen Hawking’s claim that God played no role in the creation of the universe.
That Kind of Girl takes a fascinating and fresh look at the bastion of every neighbourhood worth its salt — the convenience store, home of the five-dollar loaf of bread, and rows of salty junk food peppered with plastic bins of limp produce, all offered at a gentle 300% mark-up.
A writer ponders her loathing of the expression “It is what it is” as she decides what it really is and what it’s definitely not.