My family moved several times as I grew up, so “new kid” was a name I heard often. Even now, I remember every single, awkward first day of school. If you’ve ever had one -you know those feelings: uncertain, nervous, out of place. When I think of those days and those days that came after, … Read moreCreating Space: The Power of “Hello”
A note from the Good Day team: This month is a wonderful month to be thankful. We’re excited and grateful for our guest blogger this month – Kirsten Stave. Who are you thankful for? Take a moment to tell them. The day before a big final, I came back from lunch to find a small … Read moreGood Day’s Guide to Gratitude
My son plays college football and every game day while the spotlights pan the crowd and apps flash green and gold, the stadium speakers boom this iconic phrase: “For the strength of the herd is the Bison and the strength of the Bison is the herd.” For my son and his teammates, being part of … Read moreThe Strength of a Squad – 5 Tips to Find Yours
We all know that being active and staying healthy is important for living a better life. But did you know that sports participation promotes multiple healthy behaviors that extend beyond physical health? According to the Women’s Sports Foundation’s2018 research report “Teen Sport in America: Why Participation Matters,” sports participation has positive academic benefits, as well: … Read moreSports Participation: It does a body good. (It’s not so bad for the mind, either.)
This week we found inspiration from kindred sites and organizations with a goal like ours: to lift up and encourage young women. Below are three of our favorite topics that are sure to get you ready to hit the books and energized to do amazing things in the year ahead. ORGANIZATION Like our Good Day … Read more3 Ways to Get Fired Up for the Year Ahead
Do you ever feel like summer should get a speeding ticket? Stores stock back-to-school supplies before the first mosquito bites and then next thing you know, you’re scrambling to grab the last college-rule notebook with perforated pages! How do you say good-bye to summer and get the school year started on a happy note? To … Read moreTips to Turn Back-to-School Blahs to Bliss
“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” – Dr. Seuss If you’re nearing graduation or you already completed that milestone(woo-hoo!), chances are someone gave you a book or a card that included Dr. Seuss’ well-known maxim. It’s the quote used by moms and … Read moreThere’s No One More Youer Than You–Be Encouraged!
“Everyday may not be good, but there is something good in every day.” – Alice Morse Earle [American writer, antiquarian and 19th century joy-spreader] The other day, a member of our Good Day team was in the drive-thru lane at a local coffee shop and shared this story. You know how it is. Long lines. … Read moreHow One Pay It Forward Moment Confirmed We Were On To Something