We Are What Our Ancestors Prayed For: #NoDAPL Update

Originally posted on NativeinDC:
? Han Mitakuyepi! The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe youth run for their lives, their families, their future, and for their environment from North Dakota to Washington, DC.  The youth ran 2,000 miles to run for water. Why? Because they oppose the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline that will go through…

Powder Land

In a land of snow and enchanted forests the sound of silence rises from the dampened white landscape. Where steaming onsens fill the air with moisture’s fog and the abundance of fresh spring waters flow under the island. A magical place called Hokkaido where the snowboarding is pretty too. ? ? ?

Distance learning: History, we’re standing in it  

Originally posted on Sally Baxter:
In faraway England there’s a band of history enthusiasts on the march. They are heading south towards a field near Hastings in the footsteps of King Harold and his army who made the same fateful journey 950 years ago in 1066. The story is well known, and not just among…

Letter to a Ghost

Originally posted on O at the Edges:
Letter to a Ghost Had I not dreamed your death, I would have praised this day. Your name rests in a wooden box on a desk in a room far away and twice as old as we were then. My penance in this phase: to continue. I gather…

Safe and Sound: Building Emotional Resilience in Refugee Girls

Originally posted on Girls' Globe:
The photos of Syrian families fleeing war to the safety of refugee camps in Jordan are gut wrenching, but their distress is only worsened by family separation, physical danger, trauma, overcrowding, and lack of information about family, food, and relocation. And, being a refugee girl creates a “double endangerment” due to…

Stories of Power: Women in Politics

Originally posted on Girls' Globe:
Recently, there has been a growing focus on the importance of reliable, accurate gender data on the situation of women and girls. There are many reasons why data is important: we need accurate data so that we can prioritize. We need accurate data to know where we are starting from,…

HAPPY INTERNET DAY

​y The first time anything was transmitted over the internet was October 29, 1969: Leonard Kleinrock, Charley Kline, and Bill Duvall attempted to send the word “login” from one computer to another, and the internet was born. < p style=”box-sizing:border-box;color:rgb(46,68,83);font-family:Merriweather, Georgia, Times, serif;line-height:27px;background-color:rgb(243,246,248);”>Their initial attempt was . . . marginally successful: “So I’m on the…

How to replace keyboards on your laptops 

< in this video we are going to show you how you can simply replace the keyboard of your laptops by your self without spending any thing at all watch it and how to do it yourself please do subscribe to get more tutorials of how to repair your laptops your self Subscribe today and…

While the truth comes limping after

I have this friend who works for the Red Cross. She just came back from West Africa, she was there during the Ebola outbreak. One of her jobs was disposing of dead bodies. Which, in an Ebola outbreak, is about the most dangerous thing you can do. She would arrive in a village in a…

Ten dumb decisions that can lead to failure 

​All failures aren’t the same. 4 components of responsible failure: Preparation. Good intentions. Considered decisions. Maximum effort that doesn’t succeed. Leaders who punish responsible failure never exceed the glory of the past.  Leaders who tolerate irresponsible failure squander talent, resources, and opportunity. In praise of failure: If you aren’t failing once in awhile you’ve accepted the…

Being yourself while trying to become yourself.. 

​Being my self New behaviors feel like showing up for dinner dressed like Micky Mouse. Frustration and disappointment are more comfortable than the discomfort of feeling inauthentic when you try on new leadership behaviors. People say, “Be yourself.” But how can you be yourself while you’re becoming yourself? You feel obvious. Vulnerable. Fake. Example: Suppose you learn that successful leaders celebrate…