She GLOWS Spotlight – Freya Morani Diop

Hometown: Fort Worth, TX Education: BA – Spanish & International Business; Certified Doula – The International Center for Traditional Childbearing, Breastfeeding Educator Our She GLOWS Spotlight for August is Freya Morani Diop. Freya is a doula in the Dallas-Fort Worth area who was nominated by several people in the community. She GLOWS because of the…

Overnight Success Story

Overnight success stories rarely happen overnight. If we look into people’s stories we will typically find years of hard work, persistence, and consistency. We might also find people who positioned themselves for opportunities. Most importantly, we tend to find people who have failed their way to success. Success is not a straight road. There are…

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…