Life is the most exciting opportunity we have. But we have one shot. You graduate from college once, and thats it. Youre going out of that nest. And you have to find that courage thats deep, deep, deep in there. Every step of the way.
By: Andrew Shue
Community service has taught me all kinds of skills and increased my confidence. You go out there and think on your feet, work with others and create something from nothing. Thats what lifes all about.
I have amazing friends who have led inspirational lives.
Id never been a teacher before, and here I was starting my first day with these eager students. There was a shortage of teachers, and they had been without a math teacher for six months. They were so excited to learn math.
Michael Sanchez and I grew up in New Jersey, not far from here, playing soccer together. When I was in high school, I worked to start an organization to help senior citizens, which I learned a great deal from.
Try to have as diverse group of friends as possible and dont get into the the clique scenario.
Im just kind of taking a break now and enjoying the freedom of making my own choices. When youre on a television show for six years, they run your schedule.
The biggest lesson from Africa was that lifes joys come mostly from relationships and friendships, not from material things. I saw time and again how much fun Africans had with their families and friends and on the sports fields; they laughed all the time.
When you start suppressing feelings at an early age, it hurts you down the road. Full expression of anger and pain is very important.
Its easy to say young people should believe in themselves, but the number one thing is recognizing that its a journey, that you have to build confidence in yourself.
With my new venture, Club Mom, we want to empower moms to feel their value and also build their collective power to make their lives better and easier. We want to bring them together as a community to share experiences and information.
There are 80 million moms in the United States. Forty million stay at home with their children.
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