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2017 Be Mantra: Be Adventurous

My third and final BE Mantra for 2017 is BE Adventurous…

I moved to Denver from New York City a little over three years ago, and one of the main reasons I left a city that I love so much was because I felt that I needed to simplify my life. Life started to feel difficult in New York, when before it always felt like an adventure being lived out in my daily encounters and … CONTINUE READING

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2017 Be Mantra: Be Collaborative

This past fall I was talking with my friend, Byron, about some of the struggles I was having with Chapter Be – specifically that I have become tired of working on everything by myself – and he said to me, “If you want to do something for people, you have to do it with people.” It stuck, and I have been repeating this line to myself ever since.

Chapter Be started out as a way … CONTINUE READING

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2017 Be Mantra: Be a Feminist

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I knew I was a feminist before I knew there was a name for it.

Perhaps it was because as long as I can remember I had two parents who told me that I could do anything that I set my mind to and worked hard at – never once bringing my gender into the conversation.

Perhaps it was because I grew up surrounded by strong women who modeled for me that using your voice … CONTINUE READING

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