Own Your Power

You are powerful! No matter your life circumstances – your position, your educational level, the amount in your bank account, your ethnicity – you still have power. Power is the possession of control, authority, or influence over others [or events]. Power can come from several sources (IRJRD, 2018). It can come from our position (role…

Temporary Sacrifice

​Temporary sacrifice. Long-term gain. I have repeated this to myself several times over the last year. I’ve said it about my physical health and personal finances mostly. I’ve reached out to professionals to help me in two areas where I currently struggle. And the one thing that I’ve learned in both are, saying no today…

Accountability

Accountability is a key component to establishing and maintaining total wellness. I have at least one accountability partner for every area of wellness. Some of them I pay for their services, others it’s just the cost of friendship. I have a trainer for physical wellness, and I have a friend that I workout with on the…

My 3 Secrets

1. I write poems. I mean a lot of them. I think I have 4 notebooks worth. Plus, I have a blog full of them under a pseudonym, and I participate in online poetry workshops. 2. As a little girl I wanted to be an Olympic swimmer. I would tell people a teacher, but that’s…