Fighting clutter is a never-ending battle in my household. No matter how often I declutter, stuff always finds its way to where it doesn’t need to be. Old mail ends up in piles, that kitchen junk drawer starts overflowing and I can’t find things when I need them. more
The IAAF 2015 World Cross Country Championships will be held in Guiyang, China on Saturday. more
Parenting is challenging. Not finding the solution to world peace challenging, but more like…it’s actually near impossible to explain unless you’ve experienced it. I read a quote that said, "Having a baby is like losing your leg and winning the lottery.” I immediately understood. more
Running is my favorite sport, but a large segment of our population could literally save their lives by walking. more
The last time we saw Sabrina, she was a young leader who wanted to break the stereotypes and show others that a Latina student can succeed. Find out what this Youth and Government™ participant's been up to since we watched er video about education and leadership. more
In the poem Harlem, Langston Hughes speculated about what happens to a dream deferred. Hint: It’s not pretty. I imagine the same concept applies to New Year’s resolutions that are forgotten, delayed or swept to the side.
I had grand plans for 2015.
The average Twitter account supposedly has 208 followers. Check out these four young leaders who are making the most of their following and uplifting the Y in areas of education, personal development, volunteerism, and social responsibility. more
While sedentary people may benefit from occasionally standing up, runners need to be more active during their breaks to counteract the effects of sitting all day. more
I recently started reading Mom & Me & Mom, one of the last books written by the late, great Maya Angelou. I’ve been a fan of her writing ever since I read I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings as a preteen. So much so that I named my daughter after her. more
Back by popular demand, guest blogger Shawn Dunn shares how setting goals turns dreams into reality, or at least hard miles into smiles. more