While at Harvard completing a Ph.D program, Denva felt overwhelmed and uncertain about her path. In an effort to regain clarity, she began working out early in the morning, which helped refocus her energy. To commemorate this, her roommate gifted her the sodalite gemstone bangle for its self-assurance properties.

“The gift meant so much to me – it is a wonderful touchstone to have, it shows the commitment I made to myself.”

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Brendon Cunha
Written by Brendon Cunha
A guy with a passion for weaving words, I enjoy reading novels, sipping iced coffee, and indulging my Disney obsession. I am the Senior Editorial Copywriter who develops content for the blog and mobile app. My favorite quote is: “All of our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney