Posted by marika on Dec 31, 2011 in Articles
They Keep Dancing
I am fascinated by people who are faced with physical challenges in life and supersede what most people believe they wouldn’t be capable of. These people push me to do more and help keep me in the mindset that anything really is possible. However, the deaf and hearing impaired are most dear to my heart. As a child, I had to get tubes surgically placed into my ears due to constant ear infections I was getting. As a result of the...
Posted by marika on Dec 16, 2011 in Blogs
And How Her Compelling Story Affected Me
So I am on my phone as usual skimming through my Facebook home stream to see how everyone is doing and what interesting things people are posting. And I look, look, look… maybe longer than I normally do (knowing I have other things to do) and then I see “I Told My Boyfriend I’m Transgender”! Woah!!! At this point I stare at the title for a while, still knowing I have tons of things to...
Posted by marika on Aug 31, 2011 in Articles
A Dedication to Scout Bassett
Last week, I was in Michigan for training and never imagined I would have so much to write about. The last day was the most amazing because the company invited a beautiful young lady to speak by the name of Scout Bassett. Her speech was so touching that I found myself holding back tears in that auditorium. I was completely in awe of her speech. Not only is she absolutely amazing but her story is even more inspiring. I...
Posted by marika on Apr 28, 2011 in Blogs
, Personal Development & Self Improvement
And Superfluous Struggles
Today, there are more and more individuals being created multi-racial and multi-cultured, it is almost shocking racism still exists. I happen to be born of both. Years back, remember the elections when Obama was appointed our new President? I want you to really go back to that day. I specifically want you remember that one day of togetherness we all had the opportunity to experience of all races, personalities, and cultures....