What We're Obsessing Over
QUOTE OF THE DAY:
Read. Practice. Repeat.
SONG/ALBUM ON REPEAT:
In case your world has been oscillating back and forth between the articles trying to explain Tuesday's results and the opinions - both of your facebook friends and your celebrity friends - trying to understand Wednesday's results, here's something you may have missed: Alicia Keys released a new album this week! While it's hard to pick just one song to feature from this goddess' new creation, we finally decided on More Than We Know. The lyrics offer hope. The beat may just get you up and dancing.
THE SPEECH THAT GAVE US A SPARK OF LIGHT, ON A DARK DAY:
Yes, you probably watched it live. But if your viewing resembled anything like Sakara HQ, you were most likely juggling listening to HRC's words with admiring her astounding grace, holding the women next to you tightly, and looking around desperately for someone to pass the tissues. We urge you to give it another listen, a few days later, a few weeks later, and allow her words to seep into your being.
You are valuable. You are powerful. You deserve every chance to fulfill your dreams.
...because it's the only thing that got us to sleep Tuesday night.
FRIDAY NIGHT CONVO STARTER:
When Al Gore lost the presidential election, but won the popular vote in 2000, Hillary Clinton released an unequivocal statement. “I believe strongly that in a democracy, we should respect the will of the people and to me that means it’s time to do away with the Electoral College and move to the popular election of our president.” Fast forward 16 years and the same happens to her. What’s the importance of the Electoral College and why does their vote overrule the people’s? Read more here.
We feel you, Obama.