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…

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…

In all transparency…

  In all transparency, 2017 was hard.  I lost several loved ones, and ended a marriage that was lost long ago.  I cried to God, family, and friends. I was in one of the hardest fights of my life… a fight for me.  It felt like every time I started to get back up, Life…

To Do or Not To Do

Post-Its, memos, checklists. There are many ways in which we remind ourselves of the tasks we have to complete throughout the day. The never-ending to-do list. It seems like the more we cross items off the list, the more we add on, sometimes double. Here is a helpful tool to help you de-stress. Create a…

Tis’ the Season

Yes it is the holiday season, and whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or something else, this time of year can be stressful for many. Here are three ways to minimize stress during the holidays. 1. Plan throughout the year. Buy gifts, decorations, and other holiday items throughout the year and save them for now….

Sisterhood

What if we refused to compete, and began to champion one another? (Read More)