This past Wednesday, roughly 67 million Americans turned on their TVs to watch the first Presidential debate between President Obama and Governor Romney. I was one of those 67 million people. For political junkees, it was like anticipating the big game! And for most viewers, I think people generally left content, regardless of the outcome. I was pleasantly surprised by the civility, information, … [Read more...] about The First Presidential Debate
November is approaching fast. Here are some facts voters should know about the presidential candidates. Whether you are registered as Republican, Democrat, Independent or Libertarian, knowing about each presidential candidate’s stance is highly important. In today’s fast paced world it is hard to find time to educate yourself on all issues that the presidential candidates will have to work out … [Read more...] about Meet the Presidential Candidates
At Miss Millennia Magazine, we celebrate ambitious women who are focused on making a difference in the world and empowered to live their dreams. Aligned with our political theme this month, we'd like to spotlight a woman whose passion for the American dream has driven her political involvement. Introducing Mia Love, currently the Mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah and running for Congress. She … [Read more...] about Love for Utah
In about six weeks, millions of Americans will be flocking to their local voting booths to vote in the 2012 Presidential election. Some will vote for President Barack Obama, and some will vote for Republican nominee Mitt Romney. Voting is a right that has been exercised by people of all genders and ethnic backgrounds since the mid-20th century. Hopefully by now, most Americans eligible to vote … [Read more...] about Does The Media Sway Voters?
So, you've read all about the benefits of regular meditation. You understand how a gratitude practice can boost your mood. You believe that if you took time for prayer and contemplation, you'd be less stressed and more centered. But the catch is, how on earth do you find the time? Your days are packed full already, and there's no way you want to get up an hour (or even a half-hour) earlier. Yet … [Read more...] about Spiritual Practice for Busy Professionals
There never seems to be a grey area when it comes to transitions. Meaning they either run smoothly or they are doomed from the get go—odds are always 50/50. So when transitioning from summer mode back to super-busy-semester mode how do you make sure the "odds are ever in your favor?” This summer I took a leap of faith and applied for an internship in Alaska with the Alaska Wildlife Conservation … [Read more...] about Transitioning From Alaska to Texas, A Big Move For A Career
I almost decided to move 12 hours away from my home to attend law school. Currently, I am thanking God that I chose a law school that was only three hours away from home. Moving is extremely stressful, but boring when you have no connection to the world other than texting and phone calls. Thankfully, I am going to a law school very close to my undergraduate school. However, this is my first time … [Read more...] about Back to School: Do I Have Enough Patience?
For it is not you or I that is important, neither what sort we might be nor how we came to be each where we are. What is important is anyone’s coming awake and discovering a place, finding in full orbit a spinning globe one can lean over, catch, and jump on. What is important is the moment of opening a life and feeling it touch—with an electric hiss and cry—this speckled mineral sphere, our … [Read more...] about Coming Home: My Journey of Self Discovery