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A Teacher and Her Classroom

Posted by Ashley Somics on Mar 29th 2018

As a teacher, you have the power to make a tremendous difference in a child's life.  In this particular classroom, the topic of discussion was kindness, self-pride and recognizing the power in yourself and others.  More importantly, sharing it with others. …

Proudest Moments From SXSW in Austin, TX

Posted by Rachel Smith on Mar 24th 2018

We asked people what their proudest moment was during SXSW in Austin, TX and as always, people amaze us!   Graduating high school and now college in May!Learning to love myself.When I created a wellness plan to help people with depression.Finding my path in life.When I listen!When I c …

Taking Control Of My Life

Posted by Ashley Somics on Mar 22nd 2018

My proudest moment is when I took control of my life so that kidney failure didn’t have the chance to. I decided to be the change while inspiring and empowering others to do the same.A common phrase that people with chronic kidney disease hear is “but you don’t look sick.” It’s both a compliment (I …

I Am Most Proud Of...

Posted by Rachel Smith on Jan 31st 2018

During our summer travel, we randomly asked people who they were most proud of and why. We weren't surprised when most people said their moms. Listen, be inspired and feel the love. …

Emily and Cerebral Palsy

Posted by Emily and Jen Prior on Jan 31st 2018

I met Emily via the infamous Instagram. I was in awe of her strength and wanted to know more about her. Like what motivates her, what moves her, what makes her proud, etc. So I asked Emily and her mom to both explain in their own words. I am proud to say Emily is a part of #TeamPrideSocks. "My …

Making You

Apr 24th 2017

Every needle was worth helping us to make you. Our family is now complete. …

The Struggle In My Truth

Posted by Heather on Oct 3rd 2016

Looking at me from an outside perspective, I have it all. A beautiful family, an amazing husband, a couple of fairly successful businesses, a nice home and overall, the life I’ve always dreamed of… but there’s one thing that many people don’t know about me. One thing that has taken over my life over …

Nine Years and Counting

Sep 29th 2016

I stopped drinking. I will celebrate9 years in November. I am grateful to be alive and healthy. I do not take my life for granted because of my struggles. I am very thankful. …

I Am Now A Care Taker

Jul 22nd 2016

My mother and I both have Huntington's disease. She's 64, in the later stages slowly deteriorating by the day, week, month. Whatever pace it chooses for itself.I am 40 and FIGHTING BACK with lions mane mushroom, coconut oil, cannabis, AND LOVE. A bottomless bucket of love.  …

One Person Show

Posted by Mical Trejo and Rachel Smith on Sep 2nd 2013

                     Mical is a dear friend of mine. It wasn’t always that way, just a recent discovery. By recent, 6 months but little did I know, it was a year and half in the making. It all started when I joined Dane’s Body Shop. After a …