Last year, instead of coming up with a New Year’s resolution, I chose a “word of the year.” My word was created, and 2011 was indeed full of new ideas and creations. When it came time to choose my word of the year for 2012, though, I felt myself longing to go deeper than “create.” I wanted a word that would serve as a touchstone, helping me during both low times and ordinary ones. I wanted this … [Read more...] about Getting Connected in the New Year
Today is my last and final blog as Lady Lennia. I have enjoyed blogging and hanging up the cover of the magazine at my workstation! I am honored to be such an inspiration to everyone and honored to be a Lady Lennia. I hope my blogs and articles will always inspire, even 50 years from now. I just wanted to recap on some key things to remember. The less stress, the better. Don’t sweat the small … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Courtney Says Good-bye!
Summer is right around the corner, and now is the perfect time to start getting in shape for the sunny days to come. With this in mind, here are a few eating tips for attaining and maintaining your summer beach body: Smaller Portions Try eating smaller meals throughout the day. Research has shown that eating six smaller meals as opposed to three large meals will keep your metabolism (your body's … [Read more...] about Slim Down for Summer: Your Ticket to Looking and Feeling Great
Lady Lennia Sha'da: Maintaining a Polished and Professional Look IMAGE IS KEY! Upon graduating, it is important to maintain a polished image regardless of the field that you are going into. I work in corporate fitness, and while that position may not seem to require as much of a polished look as, say, a news anchor, it is still important to maintain a professional and put together image. I … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Sha’da: Maintaining a Polished and Professional Look
As a college senior facing your last year, you might've contemplated deleting a good 1,000 or so friends from Facebook. During those four, five, maybe even six years of undergrad, one will most likely experience lots of drama from lots of people they’d prefer not to bring along into the real world. The next step for most is to ask the question, "How do I free myself from pointless and negative … [Read more...] about Re-examining Negative Relationships