Empowering Quotes from President Barack Obama’s Farewell Speech For Everyday Situations.

I know I wasn’t the only one sobbing couple a of nights ago while watching POTUS’s farewell speech. Although his speech was a reel of his accomplishments he didn’t shy away from discussing the obstacles he faced while in office.  Regardless of your political standpoint there were a lot of takeaways from his speech that can be used for everyday life situations. Check it out.

When you’re complaining about the youth not respecting their elders but you won’t get involved in your community or mentorship programs.

“Change only happens when ordinary people get involved, get engaged, and come together to demand it.”

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When your business plan fails and you’re ready to give up at your first attempt.

For every two steps forward, it often feels we take one step back. But the long sweep of America has been defined by forward motion, a constant widening of our founding creed to embrace all, and not just some.

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When you’re tired of internet trolls.

“If you’re tired of arguing with strangers on the internet, try to talk with one in real life.

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When you’re judging your aunty’s fucked up husband.

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view until you climb into his skin and walk around in it

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When you’re aware that nobody got your back more than your ride or die.

“Every day, I learned from you. You made me a better President, and you made me a better man.”

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4 Problem Solvers for Women on the Go

Let’s face it ladies, no one likes being caught off-guard and as a woman on the go, anything that can ease our day to day activities is definitely a huge gift. Check out this list of life hacks that can help you combat any situations.

1- Pinch & Provisions Kit

Screen Shot 2016-08-29 at 9.19.32 PMThe Minimergency Kit from Pinch Provisions is one of my favorites. This kit will prepare you for any emergency you can think of. From nail polish remover, ear back replacements, to a deodorant towelette, if you have an emergency , P&P kit got you covered.

 

 

 

The Mighty Purse

Screen Shot 2016-08-29 at 9.17.08 PMHow many times did you find yourself searching for an outlet in a public area? Well, the search ends here, last month during Domain Social fall preview event, I fell in love with the purse which is equipped with a rechargeable battery. Not only is it functional but the purse designs are to die for.

 

 

 

 

 

Steal Time Back

Screen Shot 2016-08-29 at 9.25.40 PMNo more excuses,the time is NOW. How cool is to have a reminder such as this watch ,to keep you on your track?

 

 

 

 

 

Compendium Inspiration Card 

As we all know life is always full of surprises. Compendium creates inspiring note cards to help you motivate others but also yourself. Be inspired!

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