What makes me feel strong?
Yesterday I gathered with a few hundred people to do barre3 in the park. Afterwards, there was a wellness fair, where we hosted a booth. To engage people with this question, we erected a ponder board by stringing twine back and forth between two stakes. People wrote their response on a small piece of paper and then clipped the paper somewhere on the line. The little circles fluttering in the breeze appeared fragile, but what was written on them was so powerful:
Running a marathon every year.
Standing up for what is right.
A community of strong women.
Co-owning my own company.
And more…My favorite part of the day was when a young girl stopped by the booth, saw the question, thought for a minute, and then took up the Sharpie and penned the following answer:
couraGe to Be your self
There is so much in the world…in our lives…in any given day that makes us feel weak. And there is so much that makes us—or can help make us—feel strong. What makes you feel strong?