By Caroline Jacobson on March 7th, 2017
Do you order the same exact dish from your favorite restaurant every single time? Do you listen to the same music or watch the same movies? Yep, that was me – same dish, same style of dress in multiple colors, and 20 bottles of nail polish in similar shades of pink.
Yes, I was in the dreaded comfort zone, and loving every minute of it. But as wonderful and safe as comfort zones are, they can also be dangerous.
If we stay in our comfort zones for too long, we fail to grow – both personally and professionally – which is never a good thing.
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By Caroline Jacobson on September 15th, 2015
Celebrating the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States as well as their heritage and culture.
- National Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed from September 15 through October 15, was first created by President Lyndon Johnson as National Hispanic Heritage Week. President Reagan later expanded the week to a full month in 1988!
- September 15 was selected as the date to celebrate the anniversary of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Honduras.
- More than 400 million people worldwide speak Spanish.
- Spanish is the official language of 22 countries.
- St. Augustine, our nation’s oldest city, is celebrating its 450th year anniversary this month.