There is a lot going on in the world right now, and we want to take a moment and acknowledge some ways you can help.
You’ve probably already seen the protests in Iran sparked by the death of #MahsaAmini. Women around the globe are fighting for bodily autonomy. We encourage you to use your voice and your platform to stand up for what you believe in whatever way feels right.
Within the US, organizations like the new Vote Mama Lobby, helps women and mothers better advocate in politics.
There have also been terrible storms affecting so many – Puerto Rico, Cuba and Florida to name only a few. If you’re able, there are lots of amazing organizations that are helping (like the World Central Kitchen).
We know so many hard things are happening in the world, and we want Oh Joy! to also be a place where you can find some positivity and lightness, too. So with that in mind, here is some good news, too…
NASA was able to hit an asteroid (on purpose!) with a spacecraft. (Makes Don’t Look Up seem a little less scary.)
Have you seen the Emmy acceptance speech of Sheryl Lee Ralph for best supporting actress? Prepare to be overwhelmed and inspired! (Start at minute 4)
Labor Unions are coming back big this year! Always in favor of the next generation working together for better and fairer wages, working conditions and lives.
You know I’m back into tennis big-time. One of my favorite brands for sportswear is Marysia and they are having a big sale – I love and wear this tennis dress.
My audiobook version of Blog, Inc. is also on super-sale – less that $3! I love sharing what I’ve learned along the way, and I narrated this book myself, too!