These videos and articles focus on things that fuel my energy- global experiences, loved ones, and life learnings.
The countdown that is all over the news is now here- the big date November 3rd. For me, it is all summed up in one simple word- "belonging." I aspire for my children to have inclusivity in their DNA, to feel that they belong and welcome diversity. Now, I know that will never be 100% for everyone at all times, that’s just the world we live in. But, we should aim to cultivate that environment for all those around us.
Similar to the recent videos related to name pronunciation, my name has been mispronounced my whole life. I know it is different outside of “mainstream names” that I used to see on key chains growing up but does that mean people shouldn’t try to say it? Please watch the insights from Shyla.
My name is Lakshmi- properly pronounced “Luck-shme”. As an elementary school child new to the US, I used to cringe when a substitute teacher came into the classroom. Does anyone else know that feeling? They would...