One of my best friends recently had a baby. In helping to plan her mother blessing – a take on a baby shower inspired by Native American traditions that instead center the mother – I asked all of her guests to write a letter that she could read postpartum, on a hard day, because hard days were sure to come.
In societies where we often see things two dimensionally, I want to support you in your effort to see things three dimensionally, perhaps even four dimensionally. With technology constantly being bettered by incredibly intelligent people, 3G, 4G and I’m sure soon 5G, let us not forget that it is us, people, that are behind all of these technological advancements. Surely it isn’t that hard then to have faith in the concept of people developing and growing their opinions and views, and subsequently bettering themselves and the effect that they have on the people around them? If we can program other things to develop, why can’t we do it with ourselves? Let’s take a moment and invest in ourselves and our actions.
The following is an interview with Stephanie Ferretti. I first connected with Stephanie through instagram, we both shared a passion for fitness and martial arts. Stephanie contacted me regarding training Muay Thai in Phuket and since then we have remained in contact.
To me, Stephanie is an incredibly inspirational woman. During the time that we have known each other, she has been kind enough to share with me snippets of her life story, and her experiences as a mother, a daughter, a wife, a sister, a competitor, a trainer and everything else in between. Stephanie’s stories inspired me, surprised me, moved me and motivated me. I’ll let her tell you the rest…