Life is full of lessons, even in the most unexpected of places. I recently went to a photography class hoping to learn how to take better pictures; I left with a reminder that life isn't always just as you see it.Read More
It's that time of year—a time for reflection and celebration.
Yesterday was the 4th of July—a time when our nation reflects and celebrates our past.
It's also time for self-evaluations at my office—a time for reflection on professional accomplishments.
These moments, these days of reflection and celebration, can be so complicated, especially if you don't want to think about or remember the past. For some, the thought of looking back is scary as hell because opening a window to the past can create an avalanche of emotions.Read More
When deciding to start a blog, I pondered the question, "What should I title it?" I wanted to spend time researching, polling friends, doing that "analytical" thing I do. I wanted to come up with a catchy and creative name that would get your attention and yet convey my message.
The problem was that the word "THRIVING" just wouldn't go away. It wouldn't leave my thoughts; as much as I tried other options "THRIVING" stuck to me like glue. And so...that's what I went with: KendraThriving.
Now I ask myself, "What does thriving after the loss mean to me?" This is how I define it:Read More