Tag: giving back

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 […]

Summer is fully upon us. And so begins the season of long beach days, traveling far and wide, warm breezy evenings, and so much sun. It is truly my favorite time of the year. But with each summer comes a need for a few essentials. Ones to soothe our sun kissed skin and keep us hydrated. While […]

UNLEASHING YOUR CHILDHOOD COURAGE TO BE YOUR BOLDEST SELF - THE YELLOW ROOM

Do you remember that feeling of getting lost in something – really getting lost in something the way you used to as a child? What was that “something” for you – playing doctor, dressing up, cooking in a perfectly curated play kitchen, pretending to be a mommy? For me, it was writing. When I wasn’t […]

EXPERIENCING THE IMPACT OF DIVERSE CULTURE (WITHOUT A PASSPORT) - THE YELLOW ROOM

I spent the summer after eighth grade in a bright orange vest, parking cars at the fairgrounds. It was August in Michigan and we had the humidity to prove it. At age 13, this was hardly the glamorous image I wanted my peers to witness, but I was determined to raise enough money to take […]

You’re doing a lot right now. You could be stretching yourself right and left to meet deadlines for your side job and your passion project. Maybe you own your own business and are constantly creating events, taking care of your team, and trying to figure out what is next. Or, perhaps you’re in the beginning of it all […]

LETTING YOUR INTUITION LEAD YOU THROUGH THE INDECISION OF WHAT TO DO NEXT - THE YELLOW ROOM

When I first embarked on my entrepreneurial journey, I was instantly aware of all the beautiful work of other business owners. I was caught in the tension of being both inspired and discouraged from the endless possible paths that I could take. Confused about what I felt was my “true calling”, there were times I felt utterly […]

UTILIZING YOUR TALENTS AND CREATIVITY TO GIVE BACK

You know you are meant for something bigger. You know that with your passion, empathy, and talents you can make a difference in the world around you. But where do you start? How do you identify what you should be focusing your energy on? I have often heard people say that they just don’t have […]

It took me two years and almost giving up my own company to finally recognize the deeper purpose behind my work. Before then, I was only sure of two things I wanted: to help businesses give back by partnering with charities, and to assist others in creating meaning in their lives. But, it was never clear […]