Category: Tension

10 TERMS TO KNOW TO BECOME A CONSCIOUS CONSUMER - THE YELLOW ROOM

I’ve been there. Head held high, walking into the grocery store with a purpose. With a pep in your step and a champion’s smile, you head in to grab some ethical, fair trade, organic, do-good coffee. You’re stepping your game up these days, one item at a time. You’re a conscious consumer – a social […]

MEET MAGGIE DOYNE: A 2017 YELLOW CONFERENCE SPEAKER

We are nearing in on being just a short month away from the  2017 Yellow Conference! Today we’re continuing our speaker series and introducing you to Maggie Doyne, Founder and CEO of the BlinkNow Foundation. Tell us about BlinkNow, and what inspired you to start it. MD: When I was 19, I traveled to Nepal for the […]

TRAVEL-FRIENDLY WAYS TO PRACTICE SELF CARE ON THE ROAD - THE YELLOW ROOM

I don’t know about you, but it’s taken me a few years to get in the groove of practicing my self-care routine while traveling! When I’m at my home base, it’s so easy to be diligent about my morning rituals, self-care practices, healthy eating, and exercise. But the minute I travel back to East Africa […]

WHAT I LEARNED BY TAKING THREE MONTHS OFF FROM SOCIAL MEDIA - THE YELLOW ROOM

Right now is the best time to have a heartbeat. Opportunities are directly in front of us if we ask and act for them. Our generation is booming with believers in creating the extraordinary – in every capacity from relationships to careers. Social media has become a tool to foster this connection, creativity, and growth, […]

HOW TO BREAK THE PATTERN OF BURN OUT - THE YELLOW ROOM

Many of us in the Yellow community have a million things going on, right? Maybe you’re working a day job and a side hustle. Or you might be an entrepreneur working at a coffee shop to get by. Perhaps you’re a mom too. Plus, you’re probably involved in a community or might spend time volunteering. Not to mention, […]

ENJOYING A CREATIVE OUTLET WITHOUT THE PRESSURE OF PROFIT - THE YELLOW ROOM

As a creative lady, it’s almost too easy to find new outlets to explore. I’m a blogger. I live to write, to share, to pour myself out with my words. I love what I do – how it’s always changing, always evolving, always getting better. However, it’s easy to feel pulled in different directions creatively. Often, we see […]

DRAINED BY THE NEWS? WHY SETTING HEALTHY BOUNDARIES ACTUALLY FUELS CHANGE - THE YELLOW ROOM

I read The Handmaid’s Tale in college, so I knew what to expect when I turned the TV on to the new hit series. But as I snuggled into my couch to watch the dystopian future story, I felt an eerie familiarity wash over me. This world in which women were systematically stripped of their […]

WALKING THE FINE LINE BETWEEN VULNERABILITY AND PROFESSIONALISM - THE YELLOW ROOM

When I turned seven, I made myself a promise: I’m going to write a book. Can you guess what happened this time last year? That promise came true. Did I wake up celebrating? Au Contraire! Instead, I woke up to a gut-wrenching pit in my stomach and an email from an ex. And he wasn’t […]

TENSION: OUR SUMMER SERIES - THE YELLOW ROOM

I’ll remember this time with a fondness. With a smile and a sigh of how much I was growing, and how hard of a time I had doing it. If you asked me to name the most uphill year in my life thus far, the honest answer would be this past one. I’d call it […]