Childhood in America during the mid-1800s was difficult and often not survived. We are lucky Jane Addams, self-described ugly duckling, survived hers.
It takes a lot of energy to be creative. The good news is that creative energy is renewable. And it is a powerful tool for good health.
Born a poor, black woman, society told Bessie Coleman, no you can’t, over and over. She didn’t accept that answer.
You’ve already tried changing your diet, exercising more, and decorating your creative space. None of that has worked. So what do you do? Recharge.
Over time, history changes from unknown to known. Why? Time blurs memories, newspapers sensationalize stories, and sometimes the facts are blurry. And so it is with the story of the first female in US law enforcement, Undersheriff, Constance Kopp.