“If Not You, Then Who?” How We Can Help Refugees Locally And Abroad.

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I have been volunteering as a family mentor to a refugee family from Eritrea, Africa for the last 2.5 years. They are the most wonderful, good hearted people I know. They came from nothing, left their home with nothing and still have nothing. What is amazing about them is that they will give you everything they own if they knew you needed it. Whenever I visit they are constantly trying to offer me what little food they have, as a sign of respect and friendship.

Even though they struggle to make ends meet, they still consider themselves fortunate compared to the refugees who have not been able to make it to the United States and resort to living in makeshift camps and tent cities.

The refugee crisis is the biggest human human crisis in the world. The number of refugees and people displaced by conflict and disaster worldwide has reached over 68.5 million people. That is one person displaced very 2 seconds last year.

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A Creative (And Modern) Way To Honor Family History And Why It Matters

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I’ve always been pretty proud of my Danish heritage and the fun traditions that come with it. It’s usually during the holiday season that we pull out the ol’ Danish family heritage rituals and act like we are experts in Hygge and Scandinavian traditionology.

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Embracing Your Femininity

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Recently I read an article about women in Saudi Arabia and the positive progress that has been made in behalf of their rights.

Starting in 2018, the government has agreed on allowing women to finally–

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XOXO Quote Of The Week

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One of life’s beauty hacks^^

Also one of life’s hardest ideas to accept.

To me, this quote is so helpful to remember. We all know by now that we live in a society full of advertisement overload. It can be pretty effortless to get sucked into the unrealistic (and just plain ridiculousness) perception that a women’s value comes from being pretty, flawless and chic.

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Autumn Book Recommendations

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Reading has become one of my favorite pastimes. Few things are better than curling up on the couch with some herbal tea and a good book on your lap to make the day feel complete. Books are a great way to keep your learning endless and your imagination creative.

I’m excited to share with you a list of some of my favorite books to cross off your autumn reading list! (if you didn’t have one already, now you do, surprise!).

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6 Tips on How to De-Stress Anywhere

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Our days can be packed full of on-the-go errands, pressing work responsibilities, replying to an inbox full of emails, taking care of kids (in my case, fur babies), making time for grocery shopping because you are down to the last squeeze of toothpaste… and the list goes on.  Continue reading “6 Tips on How to De-Stress Anywhere”