So today I would like to talk about the VALUE of making mistakes. Not only do we learn A LOT when we make them, sometimes the mistake is actually better than what you originally set out to do. In this case, although the word BOG is pretty funny, I am not going to call this my audio bog, but you can be sure that I won’t make that typo again!  It was a great reminder that I go too quickly sometimes and need to slow down. Sometimes we make mistakes that negatively affect others, like being short-tempered with a friend or family member because we didn’t get enough sleep the night before, say.  It happens. What’s important in this case is not dwelling on the mistake and beating yourself up about it, but doing something about it.  Own it, take responsibility and apologize.  And give yourself a break, you’re only human after all. And perhaps...

Today I want to talk about personal empowerment because I think it’s THE MOST IMPORTANT LIFE SKILL!  Without knowing your power, you really aren’t safe in the world.  There are too many bullies out there, who will try and take your power away.  And if you don’t even know what your power is, how can you protect it.  Everyone has special powers, and your special power is what makes you unique and awesome.  I don’t know exactly why we have this need to be the same as everyone else, cuz the world sure would be a boring place to me if I bumped into a bunch of ME’s stumbling around.  What I love most about people is what makes them different.  So today, I encourage everyone to love your uniqueness.  Look in the mirror and tell yourself how awesome you are.  Because you are....