Enjoying My First Blogher Conference in Los Angeles

What is a Blogher conference all about? I write as a Sheknows Expert which is part of the Blogher family and I really was not sure what Blogher: Experts Among Us conference in Los Angeles would be. I decided to go after my friend, Melissa, called me and said, “How can you not go? It … Continued

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Forgiveness Is a Favor: Finding my Strength

I struggle with what I tell myself about myself. When I chose to leave Thailand in 2014 and eventually my marriage, I was challenged at first to believe I even made a choice. I felt like events were happening to me and I felt out of control. I felt like a victim. I was angry … Continued

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Luvvie Ajayi says: It is time to Do-Better, I’m Judging You

When Luvvie Ajayi moves to America in the 5th grade from Nigeria, she is misunderstood. Many Americans think of Africa as one place and not 54 separate countries with different cultures and issues. I loved when she answered a question from another elementary school student and essentially said: “Yes, you are right I used to … Continued

Part 1: Grateful for our WSGT writers!

We are very lucky at WSGT to have talented individuals participate in our contests and most recently, the Travel Writing Award. To say thanks, we will be featuring five writers each week who are currently displaying the WSGT Travel Badge. Christianne Noelle de Vera “I hope to be able to translate some of my thoughts, … Continued

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Afraid of Being Afraid: Motivation for the Next Step

On Mondays, I write about motivation as inspiration for myself and to share about myself and my website. I am honored and inspired that many writers and travelers continue to share their personal stories in my ten Travel Writing Awards on We Said Go Travel. For the past month, I have written more about my … Continued

Adventure Matters: Sometimes You Have to Eat It to Save It!

It is fady to kill a lemur. The punishment is ill health, and five years in jail. Madagascar, the planet’s fourth-largest island, floats 250 miles off the east coast of Mozambique in the southwest Indian Ocean. The Afro-Indonesian people govern their lives with a series of social taboos, or fadies. And a long-time fady, rooted … Continued

Conrad Miami: Never Just Stay, #StayInspired

At the Conrad Miami, when I arrived  in my room with a view, there was a beautiful plate of macaroons with the words, “Welcome to the Conrad Miami! Stay Inspired!” At the Conrad hotels, they do not want you to just be revived by their incredible rooms, spa and restaurant but also to be inspired … Continued

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