Wisdom Wednesday #60 – Dance Monkey’s Dance

I took a few performance study classes when in I was in college. In my advance performance class the texts that we performed were longer and had more depth. In the class we were to perform more sociopolitical pieces that are often times heavy and hard to digest. To kick off the class, my instructor…

Wisdom Wednesday #59 – Be Comfortable with Imperfection

In honor of Women’s History Month today’s wisdom comes from a Ted Talk by Reshma Saujani titled “Teach Bravery, Not Perfection”. In her experience with teaching girls to code she has discovered an area of future growth for both girls, women and society at large. She pushes the importance for women to be comfortable with…

Wisdom Wednesday #58 – The 5 Love Languages

What is your love language? We all express  love in different ways and the way we express it is our “love language”. In the book, The 5 Love Languages, Dr. Gary D. Chapman, writes about the five different ways we express love in our relationships. The wisdom of the book encompasses all relationships because all true relationships should…

Wisdom Wednesday #57 – Starved for Connection

“Babies get the most amount of touch, while the elderly get the least.” Ever since I heard that stat in college, it stuck with me. As a young girl, I remember feeling sympathetic towards the elderly that I saw in the community and at church who were alone. As a very, young girl I was…

Wisdom Wednesday #55 – Alone Together

It’s Wednesday and the eve of Thanksgiving. Yesterday’s post talked about inclusion, today’s post talks about isolation and loneliness. When I was in college I remember a professor saying: Babies get the most amount of touch, while the elderly get the least amount of touch. What does that mean? Babies receive the most amount of…

Wisdom Wednesday #53 – 5 Messages from Your Soul

Since November is here and I am in reflection mode. My recent state of rest has provided a deeper and different type of all holistic reflection which is new to me. I usually reflect in small aspects of my life, but in terms of the bigger picture. Today’s Wisdom I came across in mid September,…

Wisdom Wednesdsay #52 – How Stress Effect’s Your Body

My position on my last show ended this past Friday. By midday, of my last day, I started feeling sick. Both of my supervisors thought that it was because my body was winding down from it’s need to be “on” for the demands of the show. I did what I could to balance work and…

Wisdom Wednesday #51 – Body Intelligence

Today’s Wisdom Wednesday came to me in my voice class this weekend. After each voice class, my instructor pulls a book or two from his bookshelf. This bookshelf is small, but packed with books – mostly of poetry and some of spirituality. This particular class he pulled a book of Rumi’s teachings. We use the…

Wisdom Wednesday #50 – We Can Retrain Our Brain

It’s Wednesday! Many people would call today hump day. Wednesdays can be hard for many especially if you are starting a new habit or new routine to better yourself or your life. If this is your first week reading this blog, it may be a bit of a challenge to think the impossible can be…

Wisdom Wednesday #49 – What Really Matters at the End of Life

This weekend a bright yellowish-green butterfly calmly landed on my shoulder. It was a nice surprise that I wish I was able to capture in a picture. A butterfly is a commonly used symbol of transformation. We tend to think of the outcome of the butterfly and it’s beauty, but rarely do we think about…