Episode 87: Be Kind to Yourself with Cassidy Johnson

Personal Growth with Michael and Carolyn

At Loveworks, we believe that one of the ways that you can become one of the best versions of yourself is to focus on personal growth. We love curating things like books, music, organizations, blogs or resources that have encouraged your personal growth. 

Today, we are going to share a Christmas movie that encourages our hearts during this season.

Noelle: Santa’s daughter must take over the family business when her father retires and her brother, who is supposed to inherit the Santa role, gets cold feet.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas: This heartwarming story about the effects of the Christmas spirit will grow even the coldest and smallest of hearts. 

Cassidy Johnson: Fundraising Coordinator at Water4

Cassidy is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelors in Human Relations and minors in Nonprofit Organizational Studies and Spanish. She has been married to her husband Duke since June of 2020, and they live in Norman with their two dogs, Bennie and Piper.

After living in the Dominican Republic for several months, working as an intern for Makarios International, her desire to see people’s physical and spiritual needs met increased, and she joined the Development world. She is thankful every day for the opportunity to work for Water4 and make a sustainable impact on the well-being of peoples lives.

Cassidy joined the Water4 team in spring 2021. She was previously at the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, where she served as a Programs Coordinator for the Food and Resource Center in Moore. She also works part-time for The University of Oklahoma’s Pride of Oklahoma Marching Band as a Game Day Guest Coordinator. Boomer Sooner!

Cassidy loves to spend time with people, go on walks, drink coffee, and go rock climbing.

Cassidy’S ADVICE –

Be kind to yourself. Give yourself grace. You don’t have to be perfect; you don’t need to do everything correctly 100% of the time. You can try new things without the fear of not doing it perfectly. When you’re nice to yourself because when you’re nice to yourself you are nice to other people as well.

Water4 is committed to local people solving local problems with local resources. They are working through the capacity, strength and greatness of ordinary people to do whatever it takes to see a world where every last person has abundant access to safe water. To learn more go to https://water4.org/.

Key Takeaways

  • Finding purpose through serving
  • Take small steps to overcome big fears
  • Be kind to yourself

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